Welcome to Healthwatch Halton
Healthwatch Halton is your local health and social care champion. From Appleton to Windmill Hill and everywhere in between, we make sure NHS leaders and other decision makers hear your voice and use your feedback to improve care.
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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Annual Report 2021 – 2022
Healthwatch Halton’s 9th Annual Report covering the period from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022
The Big Dental Check-up
This report shares local people’s experiences of trying to access NHS dentistry in Halton during 2020/21.
During 2021 more than 1 in 4 of the enquiries we received were from people trying to access local NHS Dental Services.
176 people took part in an online survey, giving their experiences of trying to access local dental services.
The report findings show that many people local people continue to struggle to access or afford NHS dental treatment
Digital Exclusion report
Engaging Communities Solutions CIC deliver a number of Healthwatch contracts across the Midlands and Cheshire, including Healthwatch Halton.
This report looks at the experiences of people, from across eight local Healthwatch, including Halton, who were more likely to be digitally excluded than the general population in accessing primary care during the Covid-19 pandemic and its associated restrictions.