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Tuesday 21 November, 6-8pm, Deafblind UK Conference Centre, Cygnet Rd, Peterborough PE7 8FD Come to the launch of our new report that aims to help improve access to health and care services for people with sensory and learning disabilities. Our report ‘Accessible Information as Standard’ brings together two separate Healthwatch […]

18th October 2017
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Young people need more flexible, creative solutions to give them the information and support they need to stay mentally well. Our new report, ‘Minding us: Improving services for young people at greater risk of mental ill heath’ tells the stories of young people’s experiences of mental health services and what they […]

28th September 2017
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The decision to suspend fertility services in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is against national guidance and will have a huge impact on those affected, particularly poorer people. Val Moore, Chair of Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, has written to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group following their decision to suspend fertility services. […]

21st September 2017
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A thriving Patient Participation Group (PPG) can help improve care at your GP surgery. Patients can provide meaningful feedback on the services a GP surgery offers and useful suggestions for developing care, but how do you make that happen?  We have spoken to several practices across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire see […]

13th September 2017
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Carers Trust Cambridgeshire is launching its new Family Carers Hub in Peterborough on Monday 25 September. The hub will be an opportunity for carers, their families and people they look after to find out about help and support available to them. A launch event for the hub will take place […]

7th September 2017
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2-4pm, Wednesday 13 September, The Fleet, Fleet Way, High Street, Fletton, Peterborough, PE2 8DL Click for directions and public transport links Our Board meets bi-monthly in public. These meetings are another opportunity for you to find out about the work we are doing, share your experiences of health or social […]

7th September 2017
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Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has a new office in Peterborough. The new office is located at City College Peterborough, Brook Street, Peterborough, PE1 1TU. Signposting and Information Officer Heather Lord and Communications Officer Samuel Lawrence will be working out of the new office. You can now reach Heather on 01733 588363 and Samuel […]

7th September 2017
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Update: On 5 September, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG approved the plans to cut local fertility services discussed below. This means they will go ahead. Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has criticised plans to reduce fertility services locally. The proposed funding cuts are against national guidance, will affect poor people the most and […]

1st September 2017
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NHS England is running an important consultation to look at stopping 18 medicines it says are ‘low-value’ being prescribed by GP practices. This is because the NHS cannot afford to pay for medicines that don’t work, cost too much or are not effective. The consultation is about guidance that is […]

24th August 2017
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We are helping to get wheelchair users and the people who support them involved in making wheelchair services work better for them. Last year, our Sitting Comfortably report found that wheelchair services in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are often poorly co-ordinated, with people waiting too long for wheelchairs and repairs. One year on […]

16th August 2017
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