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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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1st 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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Anyone aged over 18 years who is registered with a GP in Cambridgeshire or Peterborough can now self-refer for physiotherapy treatment through Dynamic Health’s Physio Advice Line. The service offers direct and easy access to an experienced physiotherapist regarding problems relating to bones, joints and soft tissue. Our Healthwatch raised […]

9th October 2018
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‘Sometimes, what the senior staff think is happening and what women are experiencing is quite different’ explains Rachel James, Chair of Rosie Maternity Voices. This is why she believes so passionately in making sure that people who have been cared for by the Rosie Hospital are involved in feeding back […]

9th October 2018
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Everyone should be able to access good quality NHS dental services, can you? Unfortunately, people are telling us it isn’t always easy to get an appointment, particularly in Peterborough and the Fens. NHS dental services are planned and paid for by NHS England. They have to make sure there are […]

12th September 2018
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