We welcome our two new Non Executive Directors to the Healthwatch Birmingham Board

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our two new Non Executive Directors, who officially joined us at the last Board meeting on the 9th December, 2019: Fiona Taylor Dr John James Fiona…

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Getting the help you need – How PALS are supporting patients in Birmingham

People’s experiences of contacting NHS hospital and community Trust’s Patient Advice & Liaison Services (PALS) Healthwatch Birmingham’s report highlights the importance of PALS as a tool for involving patients and the public in decisions about…

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Join the team – Marketing and Communications Manager

Please note this vacancy has now closed Do you want to make a difference in Birmingham? Are you passionate about helping Birmingham citizens by tackling inequality in the health and social care system?  With the…

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Care Quality Commission : The state of health care and social care in England 2018/19

Growing pressures on access and staffing risk creating ‘perfect storm’ for people using mental health and learning disability services The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) annual assessment of the state of health and social care in…

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Healthwatch Birmingham receives highly commended recognition at national award

We are pleased to announce Healthwatch Birmingham has been recognised as highly commended in the Outstanding Achievement: NHS Long Term Plan category at the 2019 Healthwatch Network Awards. The work done by Healthwatch Birmingham has…

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Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Governor Elections

Are you passionate about your local community NHS services? Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are seeking members of the public to stand to be elected to join their council of governors, who represent the…

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Have you contacted a Patient and Liaison Service (PALS) or Customer Service department?

Share your experiences: Have you, or someone you care for, contacted a Patient and Liaison Service (PALS) or Customer Service department at one of Birmingham’s NHS hospital and community trusts? If yes, Healthwatch Birmingham would…

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What changes do people want to make to local services in Birmingham and Solihull?

The NHS has produced a Long Term Plan, setting out all the things it wants health services to do better for people across the country. For these plans to work, the NHS needs to shape…

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Healthwatch Birmingham publishes Annual Report 2018/2019

Our Annual Report celebrates our successes raising the importance and value of people’s experiences in improving the quality of health care in Birmingham during the last year. The report highlights how people’s views and experiences…

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Penderels Trust making a difference for users of Direct Payments

Direct Payments: Making a Difference – User Survey Results Penderels Trust is a not-for-profit organisation that provides advice and guidance to people who receive a direct payment.  The trust has been supporting people with disabilities…

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