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Healthwatch Together launches New Hospitals Programme roadshows

October 6, 2021

A series of events in communities across Lancashire and South Cumbria, Healthwatch Together’s roadshows allow local people to find out more about … Read more

Morecambe Bay doctors ask for the public’s support as they work through their busiest period

September 25, 2021

An update from the Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group General practice staff are asking for patience and support as they … Read more

A look at mental health and community services: a new report

August 2, 2021

One of the core roles of Healthwatch Lancashire is to champion the views of local people who access health and … Read more

Introducing our new Director of Healthwatch Lancashire

July 22, 2021

We are pleased to introduce our new Director of Healthwatch Lancashire, Kerry Prescott. Kerry has been working for the last … Read more

Preston Windrush Health Group share their experiences of racism and its impact on mental health

July 22, 2021

Healthwatch Lancashire has published a landmark report highlighting the experiences of the Windrush Health Group in Preston and how systemic … Read more

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People working in care homes required to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated

July 19, 2021

The care and nursing home sector delivers a crucial service, supporting those who need residential or nursing care in a … Read more


Healthy Habits: National Childhood Obesity Week

July 12, 2021

Obesity is one of the most serious health epidemics facing our society today with 1 in 3 children currently overweight or obese in the UK.  If your … Read more


Using digital technology could help deliver better care

May 27, 2021

Healthwatch Lancashire and Healthwatch Cumbria were recently commissioned to co-facilitate two workshops to help understand the views of people accessing … Read more


Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2021

April 20, 2021

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and Lancashire residents are being urged not to delay contacting their GP about concerning … Read more


Routine and non-urgent appointments: take our survey

March 30, 2021

Are you’re waiting for a routine or non-urgent appointment? Do you have ideas, experiences, views that could help local Trusts consider … Read more


Accessing GPs during Covid-19

March 22, 2021

Healthwatch England has recently published a new report taking a look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way … Read more


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

February 26, 2021

The next meeting of our over 55s online chat group is coming up on Thursday 4th of March at 11am … Read more


NHS England Welcome Plans to Strengthen Health and Care Legislation

February 16, 2021

  Responding to the Health and Care White Paper which outlines proposals for legislation to make major changes to the … Read more


Dentistry during Covid-19: FAQs

February 10, 2021

As we continue to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to hear questions about NHS Dentistry. To help answer … Read more


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

January 25, 2021

People who need urgent NHS care across West Lancashire and Sefton are being asked to contact NHS 111 before going … Read more