Listening to patients is key to getting healthcare right - was the message at our AGM
The newly-named Healthwatch 3 (Bristol, North Somerset and South Glos) heard how patients' experiences can really make a difference to large organisations. We welcomed the Chief Executive of Sirona, Janet Rowse, to our AGM who spoke about how the not-for-profit organisation will work across a population of just under a million people to deliver adult community services.
30 October 2019
Volunteering with Healthwatch can involve taking patient's views to decision-makers.
Our volunteer John Rose explains how his volunteer role with Healthwatch 3 is a catalyst for getting patients' views heard at top-level meetings at Southmead Hospital. Why not volunteer for Healthwatch Bristol to help put people at the heart of decision-making?
30 October 2019
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