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Engagement Manager Salary £27,030 full time (37 hours per week) We are looking for someone to help us reach the parts of the community that others can not reach! Your role will be about working closely with local groups, organisations and individuals to make sure people’s experiences of using local […]

21st January 2019
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Healthwatch wants Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to reverse its 2017 suspension of fertility services. The CCG, who plan and pay for most local NHS services, suspended access to IVF on the NHS for most people, because they needed to save money. At the time, we said the […]

10th January 2019
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NHS England has launched its long term plan to help make the NHS fit for the future. It explains how the NHS will spend the extra money committed by government for healthcare services. NHS England leaders say that the Long Term Plan could save up to 500,000 lives over the […]

10th January 2019
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Our Healthwatch is working to help improve health and care services for people in Peterborough. Wednesday 16 January 2019, 11.00am – 1:00pm, St Ives Library, 4 Library Row, Station Rd, Saint Ives, PE27 5BW Our Board meets every two months in public. These meetings are another opportunity for you to […]

10th January 2019
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Amanda from Peterborough is supporting our call for better access to help for people with mental health problems.   Amanda has lived with a binge eating disorder for more than 30 years but is currently struggling to get the support she needs. Binge eating disorder (BED) is a serious mental illness […]

11th December 2018
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The Flash Glucose Monitoring system for people with type 1 diabetes is now available on the NHS for people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. This comes one year after the FreeStyle Libre monitor, famously used by Prime Minister Teresa May, was approved for use on the NHS. Availability of this system […]

9th November 2018
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Healthwatch is helping to improve access for disabled people –  find out how things are changing. Wednesday 14 November 2018, 7:00pm – 9:00pm, The Wordsworth Room, March Library, City Road, March, PE15 9LT Our Board meets every two monthly in public. These meetings are an opportunity for you to find […]

7th November 2018
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Local NHS Trusts and care organisations are improving the information they give to disabled people. This is thanks to the work that we and other local organisations have done to raise awareness of the problems local disabled people can have getting the information they need. For our Accessble Information project, […]

6th November 2018
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Guest blog from Jonathan Wells, Director of Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Nationally and locally, mental health has been a key priority area for Healthwatch for a number of years. Amongst all the mental health services locally, one area that is sometimes forgotten is that of eating disorders. These can affect […]

19th October 2018
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Some of you have told us that GP practices and pharmacies are running out of flu vaccinations, particularly for people aged 65+. We have found out that this is because the flu vaccinations are being rolled out in stages to local pharmacies and surgeries, but some practices are still booking […]

19th October 2018
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