Birmingham Health and Wellbeing Board Strategy: Creating a Bolder, Healthier City

03/12/2021

Healthwatch Birmingham’s response to Birmingham City Council’s draft strategy to to tackle the factors that impact upon health and wellbeing across service boundaries.

By Healthwatch Birmingham
2021 Consultations

Staying Independent at Home

10/11/2021

Healthwatch Birmingham’s response to Birmingham City Council’s draft policy for delivering the Disabled Facilities Grants (DFG) to protect and assist vulnerable citizens who require aids and adaptation in their homes. 

By Healthwatch Birmingham
2021 Consultations

Revoking vaccination as a condition of deployment across all health and social care

26/10/2021

Healthwatch Birmingham’s response to the Department of Health and Social Care consultation on revoking vaccination as a condition of deployment across all health and social care.

By Healthwatch Birmingham
2021 Consultations

Access to mental health services for children and young people in Birmingham: what needs to change?

21/10/2021

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
2021 Investigations

Aligning the upper age for NHS prescription charge exemptions with the State Pension age

04/10/2021

Healthwatch Birmingham’s response to the Department for Health and Social Care’s proposal to raise the upper age that people can qualify for free NHS prescriptions from 60 to the state pension age of 66.

By Healthwatch Birmingham
Consultations 2021

Experiences of lockdown: Birmingham and Solihull residents’ experiences of health and social care during the second national lockdown in England

30/09/2021

‘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
2021 Investigations

BSol ICS: System Prioritisation Framework

07/09/2021

Healthwatch Birmingham’s response to Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group’s (BSol CCG) draft framework for the prioritisation of resources.

By Healthwatch Birmingham
2021 Consultations

Triple Zero City Strategy Consultation

02/08/2021

Healthwatch Birmingham’s response to Birmingham City Council’s draft strategy to reduce deaths and overdoses linked to drug and alcohol misuse.

By Healthwatch Birmingham
2021 Consultations

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust 2020/21

30/07/2021

Healthwatch Birmingham and Healthwatch Solihull statement on University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust’s Quality Account for 2021/22.

By Healthwatch Birmingham & Healthwatch Solihull
2021 Quality Accounts

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 statutory guidance

05/07/2021

Healthwatch Birmingham’s response to the Department of Health and Social Care’s draft guidance on preventing the inappropriate use of force and ensuring transparency and accountability about the use of force in mental health units.

By Healthwatch Birmingham
2021 Consultations

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