17.03.2015

Healthwatch Surrey responds to care home closures

Chief Executive for the consumer champion, Mike Rich has said he is “disappointed” with Surrey Council’s decision to close their 6 residential care homes for older people, which will result in the relocation of 133…

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10.03.2015

Chief Inspector of Hospitals publishes report on the quality of care provided by Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust rating the trust as ‘Good’

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust rated as Good overall by Chief Inspector of Hospitals   England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated the services provided by Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS…

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27.02.2015

Endometriosis UK calls for shorter diagnosis times

It’s OK to talk. Period. Endometriosis Awareness Week 2nd – 9th March 2015   Endometriosis UK is highlighting delays in diagnosis of endometriosis* and is calling for this to be addressed to ensure better health…

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23.02.2015

Chief Inspector of Hospitals publishes his findings on the BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital, Guildford

England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has published his findings on the standards of treatment and care provided by BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital, Guildford, following a Care Quality Commission inspection in November. The hospital, in Pewley…

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11.02.2015

Non-Executive Directors wanted

Could you make a real difference to health and social care services in Surrey? Healthwatch Surrey is the ‘Voice of the Consumer’ in Health and Social Care in Surrey.  We are integrated with the Health…

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04.02.2015

Update: Council’s Cabinet considers results of consultation on future of older people’s homes

The council’s decision-making Cabinet will consider the future of its six residential care homes for older people at a meeting on Tuesday 10 March 2015. A report will go to the Cabinet with recommendations on…

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03.02.2015

Wingham Court Care Centre, Claygate, rated as Inadequate by CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told Bupa Care Homes (AKW) Limited that it must make urgent improvements at Wingham Court Care Centre, Claygate, Surrey, or face further enforcement action. During an unannounced inspection in…

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29.01.2015

South East Healthwatches come together to respond to parliamentary report ‘Condemned to Silence’

Four South East Healthwatch organisations have come together to make a joint media response to the report published today entitled ‘Condemned to Silence’ which highlights the experiences of patients with Motor Neurone Disease. The parliamentary…

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29.01.2015

Wispers Park Care Village, Haslemere, rated as Inadequate by CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told RMH (Wispers) Care LLP that it must make urgent improvements at Wispers Park Care Village, Haslemere, Surrey, or face further enforcement action. During an unannounced inspection in October,…

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29.01.2015

Valewood House Nursing Home, Haslemere, rated as Inadequate by CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told Valewood House Company Limited that it must make urgent improvements at Valewood House Nursing Home, Haslemere, Surrey, or face further enforcement action. During an unannounced inspection in November,…

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