Annual Report 2017-18

2017/18 has been an exciting year for us, albeit not without continuing financial challenges.
Woman sitting on a picnic blanket with her baby

However, we still managed to have an impact and achieve recognition for our work. In September 2017 we were accredited by the Market Research Society (MRS) which validates the robustness of our research and in March 2018 became the first organisation in Northamptonshire to be awarded the Investing in Children accolade for our work with Young Healthwatch.


  • Over the course of the year we attended 30 events and talked to approximately 1,500 people.

  • Healthwatch Northamptonshire is in the process of carrying out a programme of Enter and View visits to residential care and nursing homes for older people

  • Between June and August 2017, Healthwatch Northamptonshire worked with Nene and Corby Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) to gather the views and experiences of parents across Northamptonshire to help inform and develop the Local Maternity System (LMS) plan for Northamptonshire.

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Annual Report 2017/18

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