A bigger focus - we want to hear from people all over our new region.
Come and hear what the newly-named Healthwatch 3 (Bristol, North Somerset and South Glos) has been up to over the last year – and our plans to strengthen the patient voice to make a difference to services in Bristol and South Glos.
24 October 2019
Grant to help children cope with bladder conditions
ERIC, the children’s bowel and bladder charity is delighted to announce it has secured funding through the National Lottery’s Awards for All (England) to help and support families of children struggling with distressing incontinence issues. Healthwatch Bristol supports improvements to patient care especially as figures show the distressing affects
3 October 2019
Strong link between childhood trauma and self-harming in teenagers is found in new University of Bristol study
The University of Bristol is for the first time using a large family study to look at links between childhood trauma and self-harming in teenagers.
A total of 4,300 young people from the Bristol’s Children of the 90s study were used to see if adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) eg abuse, domestic violence are linked to self-harming at 16.
6 September 2019