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Who are Healthwatch Halton?
Healthwatch Halton gather people’s views of health and social care services in Halton and make sure they are heard by the people in charge.
The people who fund and provide services have to listen to you, through us. So, whether you have had a good or bad experience, your views can help to make changes to services in Halton.
Our work covers all areas of health and social care. This includes GPs, hospitals, dentists, care homes, pharmacies, opticians and more. Join the conversation by sharing your experience or take a look at how you can get involved.
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Dentistry during COVID-19 insight briefing
Healthwatch England’s latest findings show many people continue to struggle to access or afford NHS dental treatment.
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Healthwatch have seen an increase in the number of people sharing their experience of trying to access NHS dental care. We have also seen the proportion of positive feedback about dentistry fall sharply.
Specialist Children’s Services
In July 2020 Healthwatch Halton were approached by NHS Bridgewater Community NHS Trust to look at the possibility of carrying out a further patient engagement project on behalf of the Trust to look at patient satisfaction levels with Children’s Specialist Services from Woodview Child Development Centre.
As the pandemic and lockdowns during 2020 had halted ‘normal’ service from the centre the decision was taken to focus the survey on families who had received appointments just prior to lockdown in February 2020.
Covid vaccine attitudes report
This report is based on the responses of 157 people to an online survey we carried out earlier during February and March this year.
The survey asked participants their thoughts about getting the Covid-19 vaccine and their thoughts about the information provided about the vaccine.