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Local health commissioners confirm that tongue tie services are available on the NHS in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Plans to improve them are to be included in the local Better Births Plan for maternity services. This is after our Healthwatch wrote to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in November […]

10th January 2018
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Our local hospitals are under huge pressure at the moment, particularly the Emergency Departments at Peterborough City Hospital, Hinchingbrooke Hospital and Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Some non-urgent elective operations in January may be postponed following recommendations from NHS England to try and reduce emergency pressures. Hospitals are contacting all patients affected and […]

4th January 2018
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Our offices will close at 12:30pm on Friday, 22 December. We will be back to answer your calls from 10:00am on Tuesday, 2 January. Our telephone lines, email and social media accounts will not be monitored during this period. Have a lovely seasonal break.  

18th December 2017
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Peterborough’s Enzo Petruziello works to ensure people with disabilities can access the services they want and need. He provides disability awareness training and encourages friends with disabilities to speak up about their needs. Enzo, who has a learning disability himself, knows how important it is for people with disabilities to […]

4th December 2017
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The new ‘When you are ready to leave hospital’ leaflet is hitting the wards in Addenbrookes and most other local hospitals this month. It is designed to give patients better information to help them when they are being discharged from hospital or other local care service. The leaflet, published by […]

29th November 2017
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On Tuesday 21 November, we launched our new report ‘Accessible Information as Standard’ to a room spilling over with 72 people The report examines people’s experiences of trying to get information in a way they can understand when visiting health and care services. People who need information in an accessible […]

23rd November 2017
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Peterborough resident Peter Skivington has lent his support to Healthwatch’s campaign to help improve information given to disabled people. Peter and his guide dog, Betty, are coming along to our Accessible Information as Standard launch event on 21 November in Peterborough. Peter is Deafblind and will be talking to us […]

16th November 2017
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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 projects […]

10th November 2017
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Health and care services are not always offering people with sensory and learning disabilities information in a format they can understand. The law says that they must do this. Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is launching  ‘Accessible Information as Standard’. This new report calls for better access to services for people with […]

8th November 2017
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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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