Healthwatch Northumberland Monthly Drop-ins From September we’ll be holding monthly drop-ins, in all five local council areas of the county. These new drop-in sessions are a chance for residents to tell us about their experiences of NHS and social care services and use our Signposting and Information Service. Call in at one of the venues […]
About Claire Jackson
Communication and Marketing Officer at Healthwatch Northumberland. We listen to your views and experiences of health and social care and share them with the commissoners and providers. We want users of care to be involved in decisions that affect them wherever possible. We'll also give you health information, locally and nationally, let you know what events and developments are happening in your area, and we can also help you find information you need about services with our signposting service.
Healthwatch Northumberland Feedback Report April to June 2021 Between April and June 2021, we received feedback from 63 individuals from talking to people at face-to-face engagement events, telephone calls, emails, our website, social media, and other sources. We signposted 20 of these people to services. This quarter we received feedback and enquiries from: Telephone calls […]
Joint local area SEND revisit in Northumberland Between 19 and 21 May 2021, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) revisited the local area of Northumberland to decide whether sufficient progress has been made in addressing each of the areas of significant weakness detailed in the written statement of action issued on 29 November 2018. […]
Find out what we got up to in the last 12 months in our Annual Report. Read about the highlights of our year including our work on care home visits and how we worked with others to get results. There are also examples of how our Information and Signposting service helped individuals, and how our […]
We getting out and about again in communities across Northumberland this summer! We’ll be heading to the venues below with our Annual Survey, goodie bags and information and signposting service, so do stop by to say hello, pick up a survey and some freebies. Find us at: Cafe @ Burn Lane, Hexham: Monday 21 […]
Our Annual Survey is a chance to tell us about the health and social care services you and your family have used over the last 12 months. Your views and experiences continue to help professionals understand key local issues and how well services are working for you, your family and our communities. With services working […]
The next phase of work to build the new state-of-the-art £30 million hospital in Berwick is to begin. Work to demolish parts of the old infirmary, which is part of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, will start week commencing Monday June 21 and take around four months to complete. Buildings that formed parts of the […]
NHS Digital has recently announced plans to allow an NHS system to extract patient data from doctors’ surgeries in England. The new data-sharing system was due to start in July but has now been pushed back to 1 September. If you DO NOT want your GP records to be shared, there are two ways to opt out: Stop your […]
We are working with NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group to find out what is important to people living in Northumberland when thinking about end of life care. This feedback will help with the development of an end of life strategy, or plan, and the creation of an agreement between Northumberland residents and end-of-life care providers, […]
We are here to make sure your views on health and social care in Northumberland are heard.
Please get in touch with your experiences of GPs, hospitals, dentists, care homes or any other NHS, health or social care service in the county.
Contact us :
Adapt (NE), Burn Lane, Hexham
Northumberland, NE46 3HN
Call: 03332 408 468
Text: 07413 385275