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24.08.2020

Hospital Trust Responds to HWL Diabetes Report

Earlier this year, Healthwatch Lancashire and Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwin were asked to conduct a survey to hear young adults’ experiences of Diabetes transition. Commissioned by East Lancashire Hospital Trust, the survey was conducted with…

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12.08.2020

Chief Operating Officer Contributes Article for NHS Reset Series

Co-production. Co-operation. What will the NHS, and the wider health and care sector, look like after the Covid-19 lockdown? Healthwatch Cumbria’s Chief Operating Officer, Sue Stevenson, has considered this question in a blog recently published…

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22.07.2020

LGBTQ and Covid 19: Healthwatch Together Publish New Report

Since lockdown began in March 2020, Healthwatch Lancashire has worked with Healthwatch Together colleagues to design, promote and analyse surveys focused on the public’s experiences of the pandemic. Updating and adjusting to the developing lockdown,…

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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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