Why do we need to collect demographic information when you share your views with us?
When you share your views with us, we ask for demographic information such as your gender, sexual orientation, age, and ethnicity. Here's why we collect this information, and what we use it for.
18 June 2021
Advice and Information
NHS patient data sharing scheme explained
Plans to collect patient data to understand more about viruses and other conditions for planning and research have been delayed. The NHS wants to work with key organisations like Healthwatch so people understand who will use this data and why.
8 June 2021
Our survey to help improve bladder and bowel care features in national showcase
Healthwatch Bristol is delighted that our work with Bristol Health Partners on how easy it was for people to get help from bladder and bowel services during Covid-19 has been included in a national research portfolio.
11 May 2021
Healthwatch BNSSG's decision making policy (Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire)
Healthwatch Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) are committed to putting people first. Our 'Decision making: policy and procedures for all staff, board and volunteers' sets how we do this.
11 May 2021
Support for black and ethnic pregnant women after research finds they often receive lower quality of care
A new team has been set up in Bristol to ensure pregnant women understand the latest information and guidance and it is made available in languages spoken by the women served by local maternity units.
4 May 2021
The public agenda for our next Prioritisation Panel on May 5
See how we work out the main health and care priorities for Bristol from your feedback. Our meeting at 11.30am on May 5 is where we action your comments or concerns with providers to ensure what you tell us makes a difference.
4 May 2021
New guide on Bristol Muslims to boost understanding of all cultures
A new guide has been produced by the Bristol Muslim Strategic Leadership Group and the city council to develop and strengthen Muslim communities in Bristol by sharing information and celebrating differences in local culture.
27 April 2021