30 July 2017

Get involved and help shape the future of health and care in Derbyshire.

30/07/2017 Update via Karen Ritchie, Chief Executive of Healthwatch Derbyshire – the county’s independent health and social care watchdog. Over the next few weeks and months we will be getting out and about to encourage people to join in a conversation on the proposed ideas set out for the future of Derbyshire’s health and care. […]

29 June 2017

Have Your Say On Dementia Care And Support

As the number of people living with dementia grows, the impact it has on those living with the progressive disorder and on their friends and family, has become an increasingly common talking point. Furthermore how the health and social care system plans to deal with the effects of this rise, both in terms of cost […]

26 June 2017

LGBT+ experiences of using health services

Healthwatch Derbyshire aims to talk to a wide range of people about their experiences of using health and social care services. As a result, we received a number of comments from the LGBT+ community through our general engagement activity. Due to some themes emerging in the information we received through this activity, we decided to […]

13 June 2017

Annual Synopsis Of Enter & View Visits

From June 2016 to February 2017, we carried out 26 unannounced Enter & View visits across all of the Derbyshire County Council (DCC) residential care homes.

1 June 2017

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

During 2015, Healthwatch Derbyshire asked children and young people about their experiences of using CAMHS services. Since then, we have been following up on the recommendations we made and the actions that organisations pledged. We have learnt about the work that has gone on in Derbyshire since that time, to try and offer the best […]

23 May 2017

Final Enter & View Tri-annual Summary Report

Healthwatch Derbyshire has carried out the final stage in its programme of unannounced visits to all Derbyshire County Council-run care homes.

1 March 2017

Ensuring That Health and Social Care Information is Fit For Purpose

We are currently finding out from local people with sensory impairments such as hearing and/or sight difficulties, whether the information available from health and social care services in the county are fit for purpose.

23 February 2017

Enter & View Tri-annual Summary Report

Healthwatch Derbyshire has carried out the final stage in its programme of unannounced visits to all Derbyshire County Council-run care homes.

1 February 2017

Access to Health Services for People with Learning Disabilities Report

Patient Experience Access to Health Services for People with Learning Disabilities Report

1 January 2017

Accessible Information Standard

Between January-March 2017, Healthwatch Derbyshire will be finding out more about how new Accessible Information Standards have been implemented in Derbyshire.

22 December 2016

Autism Pathway

An Exploration of the Parent Carer Experience, of the MultiAgency Pathway, that identifies and supports children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Derbyshire.

13 December 2016

Mental Health Crisis Report

Experiences of health and social care services before, during and after Mental Health Crisis

12 December 2016

Whitestones Care Home – Enter and View Visit Report

Trained volunteers conducted an Enter and View visit at Whitestones Care Home in Chapel-En-Le-Frith

4 November 2016

GP Patient Online Services Report

Healthwatch Derbyshire looked in detail at public awareness of, and access to, online services that are currently being offered.

13 October 2016

DCC Care Home Enter & View Summary Report

Healthwatch Derbyshire has carried out the first stage in its programme of unannounced visits to all Derbyshire County Council-run care homes.

22 September 2016

Substance Misuse Report

Experiences of individuals living with substance misuse accessing health and social care services in Derbyshire.

22 September 2016

Summer 2016 Healthwatch Derbyshire Newsletter

Heathwatch produces a hard copy newsletter to keep people up to date with our work.

20 September 2016

Parent’s Engagement

Between Sep – Nov 2016, Healthwatch Derbyshire will be talking to parents about maternity services and services for children. This is to further explore some emerging themes we have discovered, and to inform future themed engagement activity.

1 September 2016

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans (LGBT+)

Between Sep – Nov 2016, Healthwatch Derbyshire will be talking to the LGBT+community about their experience of using health and social care services. This is to further explore comments received by Healthwatch about some particular challenges and difficulties.

4 August 2016

Report into Health and Social Care services available to people with a Learning Disability

A report into what we found when engaging people with a Learning Disability.

1 August 2016

Positives Report

Exploring positive experiences in health and social care in Derbyshire

1 July 2016

Healthwatch Derbyshire Annual Report 2015-16

Heathwatch produces an annual report to let people in Derbyshire know about our work and what difference we have made.

13 June 2016

Healthwatch Derbyshire Young Carers Celebration Event (Including Annual General Meeting)

This event is being held to conclude a series of Young Carers Summit meetings which took place last year, and were jointly organised by Healthwatch Derbyshire and Derbyshire Community Health Services (DCHS). It will also incorporate the Healthwatch Derbyshire AGM.

9 June 2016

Children and Young People – Your Shout!

A report highlighting young people’s experiences of the health and social care services available to them in Derbyshire.

27 May 2016

Spring 2016 Healthwatch Derbyshire Newsletter

Heathwatch produces a hard copy newsletter to keep people up to date with our work.

24 May 2016

Reaching Mental Health Crisis Point

Healthwatch Derbyshire is conducting a piece of work around the experiences of people who have used health or social care services at a time of mental health crisis.

17 May 2016

11 May 2016

GP Online Services Survey

Did you know all GP Surgeries should offer on-line services to patients?

9 May 2016

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS FT Annual Information Summary (April 2015 – March 2016)

Derbyshire Community Health Services Annual Information Summary

7 May 2016

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