News and views
“After having a road accident in 2009, I was left with progressive and degenerative nerve damage, classing me as disabled. This also prompted me to join Voices for Health which later became part of Healthwatch. My role as a Healthwatch volunteer, I believe, is very important as I know what discrimination feels like and no one should be left out just because of the costs involved with supporting people who need a bit of extra help. A voice to the silent, and knowing that someone cares - that is what Healthwatch is to me."
Advice and information
Introducing Health Click: free digital skills workshops to help you manage your health online
Learn about the NHS app, how to order prescriptions, view test results, book GP appointments, and access online consultations at one of our free digital skills workshops. You'll receive 1:1 support and have the chance to ask questions.
28 June 2022
Pulse oximeter rollout to help people recover from COVID-19 at home
Many people are able to recover from COVID-19 at home. If you are at a higher risk of developing severe illness from COVID-19, you may be eligible for a free pulse oximeter to monitor your health and ensure you can get medical care if you need it.
17 March 2022