Find answers to why GPs sometimes charge fees and what to expect in our leaflet. Additional information on why GPs charge and BMA guidelines can be found online.
Healthwatch Network News May 2018
Read the latest Healthwatch Network News May 2018. This issue features: How can you get involved with #ItStartsWithYou? Careless data handling costs lives, Final call out for information on unpaid carers and lots more.Click hereto read the full issues.
Healthwatch Newham Annual Report 2016-2017
The Healthwatch Newham Annual Report 2016-2017 is now available. You can view it here. Find out about our community partners, how we reached people and gathered views from Newham residents.
What's It's Like Living in a Care Home?
Over a quarter of a million people living in care homes. Find out what residents have told local Healthwatch about their care.
Carers UK has published their latest State of Caring Report. This year over 6,000 current carers shared their views and experiences on what life is like for carers in 2017. It looks at the impact of caring on people's lives including on their health and well-being, finances, ability to work. It also considers their experiences of services and how they can get practical support with caring including experiences of Care Act assessments.