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Two new directors have joined our Healthwatch Board. Nadia Emmony and Paul Jobling were endorsed at our January Board meeting in Cambridge yesterday. Nadia, from Friday Bridge in Fenland, brings 10 years of experience with Milton Keynes Healthwatch management group. She began her working life looking after children with special […]

16th January 2020
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Our next meeting is on Wednesday 15 January 2020, 2pm – 4pm, The Meadows Community Centre, 1 St Catharine’s Road, Cambridge, CB4 3XJ  At this meeting, our Directors will be hearing about the ‘Best Start in Life’ programme from Helen Freeman of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Public Health team.  Best […]

8th January 2020
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Our draft strategy sets out what we think is most important for Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Healthwatch Peterborough to do over the next five years. But we need your help to check we have chosen the right priorities.  Our communities face big challenges. A growing number of people need help with […]

6th January 2020
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Peterborough City Hospital’s overall quality rating has gone down from good to requires improvement. In a new Care Quality Commission (CQC) report published on Friday 20 December, eight of the hospital’s core services were reviewed as part of an inspection of North West Anglia Foundation Trust (NWAFT). The CQC – […]

23rd December 2019
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Healthwatch has published a report on another care home in Peterborough: Field House in Eyebury Road. It is home to around 49 residents, most of whom live with some element of dementia.  And our report follows our visit there on 30 October. Using our powers to Enter and View, our […]

10th December 2019
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A new patient group – recruited with help from Healthwatch – is up and running, helping to shape policy and services at local hospitals. The group – representing Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s diverse ethnicity mix – is working with North West Anglia Foundation Trust (NWAngliaFT), which runs Hinchingbrooke, Stamford and Rutland […]

9th December 2019
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Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has today published a new report into life at Peterborough care home Ashlynn Grange in Bretton. It follows an Enter and View visit in September by our Healthwatch to hear what residents and family members thought about care there. And to find out how easy it […]

13th November 2019
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Wednesday 13 November, 2:00pm to 4:00pm, The Lounge at The Medway Centre, Medway Road, Huntingdon, PE29 1SF At this meeting the Board will be reviewing our engagement activities over the last year. This includes:  Speaking to more than 5,000 people at 199 engagement events.  Setting up the Fenland Health and Care […]

7th November 2019
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Peterborough City Council wants to hear your views on its budget plans for 2020/21 and how it is going to tackle its £33million deficit next year. On Friday – 25 October – the council launched a consultation inviting residents, partner organisations, businesses and other parties to give their views on […]

28th October 2019
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A ‘perfect storm’ could be brewing for people using mental health, learning disability and autism services, warns the Care Quality Commission. Growing pressures on staffing and access to services are having a negative impact on the quality of care given to people says the independent regulator’s 2018/19 State of Care […]

23rd October 2019
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