Healthwatch Northamptonshire volunteers shortlisted for national award for their visits giving feedback to Kettering General Hospital
Healthwatch Northamptonshire volunteers Sheila White and Wendy Patel have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award for undertaking 43 visits to 50 wards and departments at Kettering General Hospital (KGH) between April 2019 and March 2020.
28 October 2020
15 Steps Visits to Kettering General Hospital: Summary and Impact Report
Two of our volunteers visited wards and departments at Kettering General Hospital 43 times between April 2019 to March 2020 to provide the hospital with feedback using the 15 Steps Challenge tool. Their findings have been summarised into a report.
27 October 2020
Northamptonshire placed in Tier 1 on COVID-19 Alert System
The Prime Minister announced on 12 October that Northamptonshire will be placed in Tier 1 of the new three-tiered COVID-19 alert system. Lucy Wightman, Director of Public Health at Northamptonshire County Council, gave the following statement:
13 October 2020
Getting the most out of the virtual health and care experience
Working with National Voices, Traverse, and PPL, Healthwatch England put together some tips on how to get the most out of the virtual health and care appointments both for patients and health and care professionals.
25 August 2020
Advice and Information
Restoring Breast Screening Services in the Midlands
NHS Breast Screening services have been affected by a range of clinical and operational impacts due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Local breast screening services took the decision to reschedule appointments and invitations for tests to a later date.
25 August 2020