Welcome

Welcome to your local Healthwatch. We are here to help make health and social care better for people in Northumberland. Please get in touch with your experiences of GPs, hospitals, dentists, care homes or other healthcare service.

Find Services

Whether you want to register with a new GP practice or dentist, find out where your nearest urgent care centre is or need support from a local support group or national organisation, we can help you find the services you need.

Click below to find out more.

Your Health

It starts with you. Find comprehensive advice, information and up-to-date news articles on self-care, health awareness and prevention on our ‘your health’ pages.

If you can’t find the information you need then please let us know and we will do our best to find it for you.

Latest Care Opinions

Care Opinion gives you another way to feedback about the health and social care services you’ve used. Care Opinion is an independent, non-profit feedback platform. Your comments are passed on to the service provider who will often give you a public response on the website and where possible, use what you’ve told them to improve services or pass on praise to staff. Please see opposite the latest Care Opinion feedback for healthcare providers in Northumberland.

Your Spotlight on Local Services in Northumberland

Upcoming Events

Our events calendar let’s you know what opportunities there are for getting involved st events across the county. From concerts and roadshows for older people, public meetings with those who pay for a deliver care services, to celebrations such as Northumberland Pride, there’s bound to be something that interests you.

If you have an upcoming event related to health, wellbeing or community in Northumberland and would like us add it to the events calendar, please drop us an email: info@healthwatchnorthumberland.co.uk.

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Find out more about what we do in our role as independent champion for people who use health and social care services, in out short video below.

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