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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. Every comment matters.

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 (formerly Patient Opinion) is the UK’s leading independent, non-profit feedback platform for health and social care services nationally. Feedback is passed on to the service provider who will often give a response and hopefully use what you’ve told them to improve services or pass on praise to staff. Here on our website we show you the latest Patient Opinion feedback for healthcare providers in Northumberland.

Your Spotlight on Local Services in Northumberland

Upcoming Events

There are a number of events happening across Northumberland where you can get involved in shaping healthcare services, or you can just keep up to date with what’s going on. Events for patients, carers and those with or recovering from certain conditions take place regularly, and we will try our best to post all the details here on our website.

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

7nov12:15 pm- 2:45 pmGreat North Care Record Public Engagement - Berwick

9nov5:00 pm- 7:00 pmMental Health Awareness Presentation

13nov9:30 am- 12:30 amAn Introduction to Safeguarding Children

16nov10:00 am- 4:00 pmElderberries Winter Warmer

16nov12:00 pm- 2:30 pmGreat North Care Record Public Engagement - Ashington

21nov10:00 am- 2:00 pmNorthumberland County Blind Association Christmas Fayre

21nov11:00 am- 2:00 pmDrop-in Session: Prudhoe Waterworld

23nov10:00 am- 2:00 pmFinancial Life Laundry

24nov10:00 am- 12:00 pmCarers Rights Day 2017

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