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  • Understanding the Effects of Long Covid on the Disability Community

    Understanding the Effects of Long Covid on the Disability Community

    We know from research that people with long term health conditions/disabilities present differently with Long Covid and can be dismissed or not taken seriously by medical practitioners. Come along to our focus group on Wednesday 24th May from 4.30 to 7pm at Sharrow Community Forum to tell us what your experiences are of accessing support.

  • Sheffield Sport and Leisure Strategy

    Sheffield Sport and Leisure Strategy

    Sheffield City Council is asking for everyone’s views to help re-shape sport and leisure facilities and services to deliver the outcomes in Sheffield’s Move More Plan and contribute towards wider strategic priorities.Online focus groups to discuss the strategy are also taking place in Local Area Committee (LAC) meetings during January.

  • Have Your Say on Intermediate Care

    Have Your Say on Intermediate Care

    Healthwatch Sheffield, the champion for local NHS and social care services, are holding a focus group with members of the public to inform the commissioning of intermediate care beds in Sheffield. They share what people think about services with the decision makers who can make improvements. The focus is on Zoom on Tuesday 30th November from 1-2pm.

  • South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership Direct Payment Project Focus Group

    Doncaster Council has been commissioned by the South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership to undertake a piece of research to identify best practice for Local Authorities offering Direct Payments to adults in England. If you receive a direct payment you can contribute to discussions at a focus group on Monday 18th March from 11am to 12 noon at St Mary’s Church, Bramall Lane.

  • Continuing Healthcare Assessments Focus Group.

    If you or a member of your family has had a Continuing Health Assessment in the last year, Healthwatch Sheffield invite you to take part in a focus group to discuss your experiences on Monday September 24th at the Circle. Places are limited so please get in touch as soon as possible.

  • Invitation to Care Quality Commission Focus Group

    Are you 65+ or do you care for someone 65+ who has had recent experiences of how well health and social care services work together? Healthwatch Sheffield would like to invite you to attend a focus group on Tuesday 13th February 2018 from 1:30-3pm at the Mooorfoot building to help the CQC carry out a review of how well health and social care services work together.

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