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Our latest reports and investigations


Children and young people in Birmingham are struggling to access support for mental health problems on the NHS, our investigation into services provided by Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) reveals. 

By Healthwatch Birmingham
Investigations 2021

‘Experiences of lockdown: Birmingham and Solihull residents’ experiences of health and social care during the second national lockdown in England’ examines the challenges local people faced accessing health and social care services during Winter 20/21.

By Healthwatch Birmingham and Healthwatch Solihull
Investigations 2021

We are proud to present our annual report detailing how Healthwatch Birmingham helped Birmingham citizens during the Covid-19 pandemic. It also sets out how we will ensure that everyone can have their say about how health and social care services they use.

By Healthwatch Birmingham
Annual Reports 2021

Latest News

Omicron and vaccinations: Your questions answered

January 12, 2022

Confused by what you’re hearing about Omicron or wondering whether you need a COVID vaccine?

Invitation for Patient Volunteers to help Birmingham and Solihull CCG transform musculoskeletal services

January 10, 2022

BSol CCG is trying to standardise the decision making for patients living with new and long-standing limb and joint conditions.

Can you get an NHS dentist?

January 6, 2022

We’re starting 2022 with an investigation into NHS dental care.