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Engagement day at Royal Blackburn Hospital

Healthwatch Lancashire and Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwen took part in a engagement day at Royal Blackburn Hospital today listening to the experiences of more than 100 people.

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Volunteers and members of staff from both Healthwatch Lancashire and Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwen engaged with patients, friends and relatives at the hospital in various areas of the hospital. The engagement day aimed to collect experiences from members of the public about the hospital. Feedback from the day will be shared with East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust with the aim to highlight where services are doing well and where they can be improved. 

Members of the Healthwatch team spoke to members of the public in the following departments:

  • Main Outpatients
  • Cardiology
  • Eye Clinic
  • Radiology
  • Respiratory

The engagement day was also a chance for members of the public to meet the team and find out more about Healthwatch Lancashire and Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwen.