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Use your skills and experience to help improve the public voice in health and care services for people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Be part of our innovative and committed team of Directors. And get involved in steering the strategic direction of your local health and care champion. You’ll gain insights […]

14th October 2019
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What happens at work has a big impact on people’s mental health – and vice versa. In July, Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough signed up the Time to Change Campaign which aims to change the way we think and act about mental health at work.  We now have a team of […]

14th October 2019
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Today – October 10 – is World Mental Health Day. And we are telling the story of Bex Ward-Turner from Cambridgeshire. In July, at the Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough AGM, she joined our panel debating local mental health services and support. As an ‘expert by experience’ she told the meeting […]

10th October 2019
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The Big Conversation has launched in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough – to get local people talking and giving their views about healthcare funding. More people are using local NHS services but staff and money are limited. So Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which buys the healthcare services in the […]

30th September 2019
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Talking about death is still thought of as taboo or difficult and people are confused about how to make their final wishes. These are among the top findings in a new report highlighting the choices for people approaching or planning end of life care published by Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. […]

26th September 2019
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Patient Assessors are wanted to help inspect hospital wards and minor injury units in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The annual Patient Led Assessment of Care Environment (PLACE) visits are being carried out between September and November.  The role involves looking at: Privacy and Dignity  Cleanliness  Food  General condition, appearance and maintenance  […]

13th September 2019
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NHS England has put extra money into Dental Access centres in Peterborough and Wisbech after our report into dentist availability earlier this year. The report – Finding an NHS dentist in Peterborough and Fenland – was published in January. It found a shortage of routine and urgent dental appointments in […]

12th September 2019
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New mums and dads in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have contributed their personal stories to a new Healthwatch England report ‘Mental health and the journey to parenthood’. The report – published this week – explores the experiences of women with mental health problems in pregnancy and during and after birth. Around […]

12th September 2019
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Join a brand new Community Values Panel and have a say on funding local health services. You must be aged 18 + and live in Cambridgeshire or Peterborough. You must be able to attend two meetings in St Ives from 10am to 2pm on: Thursday 24 October 2019 Tuesday 19 […]

12th September 2019
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Wednesday 11 September, 2:00pm to 4:00pm, Room 2, Arkenstall Village Centre, 7 Station Road, Haddenham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 3XD The Board will be discussing our ‘What Would You Do?’ report, published in July, which says what local people want from the NHS to help them manage their health.  The report […]

4th September 2019
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