Our annual report for 2019-20 is out now

We are proud to present the Healthwatch Birmingham Annual Report for 2019-20, demonstrating our growth and achievements for the citizens of Birmingham. 

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POLL: Are health services providing good advice over the phone or online?

The coronavirus lockdown means many health services in Birmingham are providing consultations with patients over the phone or videolink rather than face-to-face. We want to find out how effective this is and your answers will help to improve services for everyone in the city.

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Updated Information For The Public

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called Coronavirus.

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Help Birmingham respond to the coronavirus by telling Healthwatch Birmingham about your experiences

  Healthwatch Birmingham is calling out for Birmingham citizens to take part in our survey to hear their experiences of Covid-19 and to understand their needs so we can work with organisations to develop services…

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Contacting our Information & Signposting service

If you need any information or support about health and social care services please see our Information Route pages for the details of organisations that can help, or email us on 

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Find out about more providing support for people with learning disabilities and autism

NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is running a series of drop-in sessions for people to find out more about providing small support for people with learning disabilities and autism..

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How patient feedback has improved hospital waiting rooms

Our new impact report ‘How patient feedback has improved hospital waiting rooms’ details the changes NHS trusts made to hospital waiting rooms in order to provide a better patient experience. 

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Take part in our investigation into vision rehabilitation services.

Do you, or anyone you know, use Vision Rehabilitation Services provided by Birmingham City Council?

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Become a local community Cancer Champion

Our friends at Healthwatch Wolverhampton are looking for volunteers interested in becoming Cancer Champions in their local community, providing information to the public and encouraging people to attend screenings in order to improve health outcomes.

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Sandwell & West Birmingham CCG want to hear your views

Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG is holding another Listening Event on Wednesday 5 February 2020 and would like to invite members of the public, patients and local stakeholders to listen and share your views on the future form of the CCG again.

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