Millions more to benefit from free flu jab as eligibility criteria is widened
Over 35 million people are to be offered a free flu vaccine, including 50 - 64 year olds and all secondary school children up to year 11, in order to save lives and reduce the pressure on the NHS this winter.
4 October 2021
NHS to aim for an extra one thousand urgent dental care appointments per week in South West
Many people have been unable to get the dental care they needed during the pandemic. Now, NHS England and NHS Improvement want to make treatment more accessible, in order to improve the oral health of people living in the South West.
1 October 2021
Advice for NHS Dental Contractors: updating your NHS website profile
Many dental practices are not updating their information on the NHS website. The Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England, and Healthwatch are urging dental contractors to review their profiles, to help patients find dental care more easily.
27 September 2021
Advice and Information
Healthwatch BNSSG's terms of reference for the Finance and Resources Committee
The Finance Committee is responsible to the Management Board. The committee's role includes ensuring Healthwatch BSSNG operates appropriate financial and accounting policies, and assessing the financial performance of Healthwatch BNSSG.
16 August 2021
How your feedback has made a difference: April - June 2021
Between the beginning of April and the end of June 2021, we received 150 pieces of feedback on a wide range of health and social care issues, including GPs, dentistry, and mental health. Here's how your feedback helped make a difference.
10 August 2021
Face-to-face appointments: know your choices
Digital appointments don't work for everyone. Many health care services have moved online, but you can still request a face-to-face appointment. Here's what you can expect from the NHS if you need to be seen in person.
6 August 2021
Advice and Information
The public agenda for our next Prioritisation Panel on August 4
See how we work out the main health and care priorities for Bristol from your feedback. Our meeting at 11.30am on August 4 is where we action your comments or concerns with providers to ensure what you tell us makes a difference.
30 July 2021
Report: Caring for someone with dementia
Caring for someone who has dementia can be a challenge. We spoke to carers throughout Bristol and South Gloucestershire to find out what support they needed, and created a resource to help signpost carers to the services available to help them.
23 July 2021