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Healthwatch celebrates #NHS70 by recognising the doctors, nurses and care staff who go the extra mile

3rd July 2018

In the run up to the 70th anniversary of the NHS, we are joining in the celebrations with the launch … Read more


Patients face ‘distressing readmissions’

26th October 2017

The number of patients in England being readmitted to hospital within 30 days of discharge has risen by nearly a … Read more


Hospices offering more ‘Outstanding’ care than other services regulated by CQC

13th October 2017

Hospice care across England has the highest percentage of services rated ‘Outstanding’, according to a new report from the Care … Read more


Maternity campaign

17th August 2017

In September, the CQC will be launching a maternity campaign, which focuses on women who are pregnant, are looking to be … Read more


Life in a care home in Surrey, what’s it really like?

10th August 2017

New study compiles the views and experiences of those who live, visit and work in care homes across England. Wide … Read more


NICE are looking for a community leader or advocate to develop their quality standard on Black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups: promoting health and preventing mortality

31st July 2017

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) produces guidance on the most effective ways to prevent, diagnose and … Read more


What NHS England is doing to make the NHS better for people with a learning disability

26th April 2017

NHS England offer easy-read newsletters that tell you about what they are doing to make the NHS better for people … Read more


CQC need your experiences of Moorfields Eye Hospital

22nd March 2017

The Care Quality Commission will be inspecting Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust starting 10th May 2016. Ahead of the … Read more


Get 2017 off to the healthiest start possible with One You

4th January 2017

Did you know that many of the illnesses, aches and pains that people experience as they get older can be … Read more


What should you expect from the Information Accessibility Standard

5th August 2016

From 31 July, all organisations providing NHS or adult social care will have to comply with the accessible information standard. So … Read more