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30.06.2020

Healthwatch Lancashire publishes annual report

Every year, Healthwatch Lancashire publishes an annual report. The report looks back over the work and impact we’ve generated from March 2019 to March 2020. This year’s report, includes a series of project highlights, case…

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12.06.2020

Third version of Covid-19 survey launches

Since the UK entered lockdown, we, along with our Healthwatch Together colleagues, have launched a Covid-19 survey. The survey, titled ‘How are you coping with the COVID-19 pandemic?’, has so far been completed by over…

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22.05.2020

Residents, families, staff: How has Covid 19 impacted Lancashire’s Care Homes?

As your local Healthwatch we exist to hear and share your experiences of health and social care services. At this challenging and unprecedented time, we want to hear how the pandemic, which has impacted us…

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05.05.2020

Covid-19 survey: Summary of key themes

Over the course of the first five weeks of the UK’s Covid-19 lockdown, our Healthwatch Together survey has been collecting the views and experiences of people from across Lancashire and Cumbria. Uncovering a depth of…

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30.04.2020

We’re all doing our bit: Estates team at local NHS Trust praised for their dedicated work

A team responsible for maintaining and repairing systems at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) has been praised for its unstinting dedication during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Over the last six weeks,…

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27.04.2020

Local NHS Trust Welcomes 68 Student Nurses into their Team

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) has this week welcomed 68 third year Nursing students to the Trust. Twenty four of the student nurses will be working at Furness General Hospital (FGH)…

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26.03.2020

Coronavirus: Share your experience

As your local Healthwatch we exist to hear and share your experiences of health and social care services. At this challenging and unprecedented time, we want to hear how the spread of coronavirus has impacted…

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27.02.2020

Introducing Healthwatch Together

Four local Healthwatch organisations; Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Cumbria and Lancashire are collaborating across the region to form the ground breaking partnership, ‘Healthwatch Together’. The unique collaboration will cover all of Lancashire and South Cumbria. Each…

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08.02.2020

Healthwatch Lancashire collects and reflects the views of residents at Lakeview Rest Homes in new report

Healthwatch Lancashire collects and reflects the views of residents at Lakeview Rest Homes in new report Utilising an innovative approach, Healthwatch Lancashire’s programme of ‘Enter & View’ applies a ‘mum’s test’ perspective to gather the views…

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17.01.2020

Healthwatch Lancashire Head on Tour to Hear Your Views on Health and Social Care

Healthwatch Lancashire is to attend a number of venues across Lancashire to collect people’s views on health and social care services using our new easy read feedback form. We are attending hospitals, community forums and…

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