Archive for 31/01/2019

Maternity services survey 2018

Findings from a national survey of more than 17,600 women who gave birth in February 2018 show that many women

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Woodview Child Development Centre parent partnership event planned

Working with parents to improve health services for children 

Healthwatch Halton published a report on Woodview CDC in July 2018 that

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NICE quality standard on Dementia (update)

NICE have announced that the draft dementia (update) quality standard consultation period is now open.

This quality standard covers preventing

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Photo of Mike Amesbury MP with Healthwatch Halton and Healthwatch Cheshire
HALTON PATIENT CHAMPION TAKES LOCAL VIEWS TO HEART OF WESTMINSTER

On Monday 21 January, representatives from Healthwatch Halton travelled to London to join forces with more than 100 fellow local

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Registering with your GP: understanding your rights

People have told Healthwatch’s around the country they can have problems registering with a GP. This article explains more about

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NICE guideline set to address variation in provision of services for adults with cerebral palsy

NICE has published its guideline on the care and support needs of adults with cerebral palsy.

It aims to help local

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Guidance on support for children and young people with disabilities and complex needs

NICE has published guidance on health and social care provision for disabled children and young people with severe complex needs

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Development of Halton Urgent Care Centres in to Urgent Treatment Centres, have your say…

NHS Halton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) intends to develop the two Urgent Care Centres (UCCs)in Halton into Urgent Treatment Centres

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Patients urged to cancel appointments rather than just not show up.

More than 15 million general practice appointments are being wasted each year because patients do not turn up and fail

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More than one in four sandwich carers report symptoms of mental ill-health

Sandwich carers – those who care for both sick, disabled or older relatives and dependent children – are more likely

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