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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. Please see opposite the latest Care Opinion feedback for healthcare providers in Northumberland. Visit the website.

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.

1may10:00 am- 2:00 pmStepping into Spring Roadshow: Morpeth

7may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmCarers Over 60s Event: Haltwhistle

14may10:30 am- 12:30 amCommunity Information Morning - Hexham

17may9:00 am- 2:00 pmRecovery Walk

18may1:00 pm- 3:00 pmLiving Well in Tynedale

22may12:30 am- 2:00 pmA Space at the Table

22may9:00 am- 12:00 pmStepping into Spring Roadshow: Blyth

23may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmCarers Over 60s Event: Stocksfield

30may9:00 am- 4:30 pmAgeing Well Conference 2019

Latest News

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Sustainability and Transformation Plan Engagement Events

During January 2017 NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning…

BSL – Healthwatch Northumberland

Here is our British Sign Language translation explaining the role and work of Healthwatch Northumberland.

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