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30.03.2021

Routine and non-urgent appointments: take our survey

Are you’re waiting for a routine or non-urgent appointment? Do you have ideas, experiences, views that could help local Trusts consider different ways of working together to improve services? Healthwatch Lancashire, along with our Healthwatch Together…

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22.03.2021

Accessing GPs during Covid-19

Healthwatch England has recently published a new report taking a look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people access their GP.    Take a look below for an excerpt from the HWE…

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26.02.2021

What Matters to You – “Set for Surgery” Focus Group

The next meeting of our over 55s online chat group is coming up on Thursday 4th of March at 11am and anyone over 55 is welcome to join. At this meeting we will explore a…

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16.02.2021

NHS England Welcome Plans to Strengthen Health and Care Legislation

  Responding to the Health and Care White Paper which outlines proposals for legislation to make major changes to the way the NHS is organised, Imelda Redmond CBE, national director at Healthwatch England said:  …

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10.02.2021

Dentistry during Covid-19: FAQs

As we continue to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to hear questions about NHS Dentistry. To help answer some of these questions, NHS North West have shared the following FAQs. Take a look…

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25.01.2021

NHS Ask the Public to Call 111 Before Attending A&E

People who need urgent NHS care across West Lancashire and Sefton are being asked to contact NHS 111 before going to a hospital accident and emergency department. NHS 111 will direct people to the most…

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18.01.2021

Unpaid carers in Lancashire are asked to share their experiences in national survey

  Unpaid carers in Lancashire are asked to share feedback on care following a year of the COVID-19 Pandemic   What’s it all about? An alliance of local and national care organisations are asking for…

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14.01.2021

Share your views. Take our parent and carer survey.

    What barriers are people with learning disabilities, and/or autism experiencing in accessing services and devices? At a time where we’re connecting more and more through technology, this question has never been more important. …

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13.01.2021

UK Government publishes plan for the largest vaccination programme in British history

The UK Government has recently published it’s COVID-19 vaccines delivery plan. Administering the COVID-19 vaccine is the largest vaccination programme in British History. It is a combined effort that will see collaboration across the NHS,…

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11.01.2021

Help us hear the experiences of people with learning disabilities: take our service user survey

    What barriers are people with learning disabilities, and/or autism experiencing in accessing services and devices? At a time where we’re connecting more and more through technology, this question has never been more important. …

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