05.08.2019

Blackpool Understanding Dementia Survey now live

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Healthwatch Blackpool is working with Empowerment Charity to undertake a project to find out what it is like to live with, or be affected by Dementia in Blackpool. We know that; Blackpool has the 2nd highest…

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30.07.2019

Read our latest report – People at the heart of choosing their own care provider

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We’ve published a new report! People at the heart of choosing their own care provider The aim of this project was to directly involve service users in choosing their own On-Site Extra Care Service providers for…

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03.07.2019

Toolkits launched to support women with learning disabilities attend breast and cervical screening

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NHS England and NHS Improvement commissioned Healthwatch Blackpool as part of a consortium of local Healthwatch known as Healthwatch Together which includes neighbouring local Healthwatch in Blackburn with Darwen, Cumbria and Lancashire. Healthwatch Together undertook…

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10.06.2019

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Social Prescribing Event – 12 June 2019 in Wesham

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The long term plan for the NHS places emphasis on personalised care and in particular commits to the introduction of social prescribing link workers by 2020/21. On the Fylde Coast the CCG’s are already working in…

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