The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman have decided to pause their work on health complaints.

‘Coronavirus is putting enormous pressure on the NHS. This means that NHS organisations are less able to respond to queries and provide us with information’. To read the full article read here: https://www.ombudsman.org.uk/coronavirus-update


This week is #CervicalCancerAwarenessWeek

This week is #CervicalCancerAwarenessWeekFollow #smearforsmear to help Jo’s Trust to share the facts! Healthwatch Blackpool would encourage all to attend their smears.Remember that cervical cancer is preventable. Please see our co-produced easy read toolkit called…


Speak up and help improve Health and Social Care in Blackpool

We all love the NHS and value social care support, but let’s make it even better this year. Tell us about your experiences of health and social care, and the changes that you would like…


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

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…