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  • Latest Healthwatch Sheffield Briefing

    Latest Healthwatch Sheffield Briefing

    What are are the key issues Healthwatch Sheffield has been hearing about in December ’23 to January ’24 from members of the public, voluntary sector colleagues and stories shared on Care Opinion? Their briefing includes feedback from GPs, hospital care, and mental health services

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  • African Women's Experiences of Healthcare in Sheffield

    African Women's Experiences of Healthcare in Sheffield

    Healthwatch Sheffield has worked with United Women’s Affiliation to explore the barriers facing African women living in underprivileged communities in Sheffield. Find out what African women said and the changes they’d like to see in their #SpeakUp report.

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  • What is End of Life Care like in South Yorkshire?

    What is End of Life Care like in South Yorkshire?

    This Healthwatch Sheffield project is working with partners including hospitals, hospices, and community services to inform their plans to make improvements in Sheffield and the rest of South Yorkshire. They want to make sure that your experiences are also heard and welcome your feedback, appreciating the very difficult nature of this topic.

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  • #Speak Up Grant Applications Now Open

    #Speak Up Grant Applications Now Open

    Sheffield Healthwatch has announced the latest round of their #SpeakUp small grants scheme. This year Sheffield Healthwatch are looking for 4 voluntary or community sector groups or organisations to work on projects with a grant of £2,000, on issues in health and social care that are important to them which capture the views and experiences of the people they support. The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 5th June 2023

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  • Barriers Over Online Access To GP Practices

    Barriers Over Online Access To GP Practices

    Some patients in Sheffield are facing ‘significant barriers’ to accessing GP practices online, a new report has said.The report is the work of Healthwatch Sheffield, who set up a GP website health check, which analysed 74 GP practice websites, finding a widely varying picture across the city.

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  • Healthwatch Sheffield Work Priorities

    Healthwatch Sheffield Work Priorities

    Healthwatch Sheffield is dedicated to helping improve health and social care services in Sheffield. If you’d like to have your say on what you think Healthwatch Sheffield should focus on over the next 2 years, please complete their new Work Priorities Survey 2023-2025 or attend a meeting on 21st (online) and 28th (in person) of February.

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  • Health and Care Forum Ageing Well

    Health and Care Forum Ageing Well

    The next Healthwatch Sheffield Health and Care Public Forum will take place on 11th October 2022 from 1pm-2.30pm on Zoom. Discuss what would help you age better with NHS professionals working on the Sheffield Ageing Well Programme.You can attend on a one-off basis if a topic interests you.

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  • What's an Integrated Care System?

    What's an Integrated Care System?

    An Integrated Care System is a partnership of organisations that come together to plan and deliver joined-up health and care services. ICSs have formally started working this month, replacing the current system of local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). The local version is called South Yorkshire ICS. Healthwatch Sheffield has reflected on how this change will affect their work.

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  • Help Healthwatch Sheffield Steer Their Work

    Help Healthwatch Sheffield Steer Their Work

    Are you passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of people across ALL of Sheffield? If so, Healthwatch Sheffield are looking for new members to join their Strategic Advisory Group . If you are a local resident or work in the city and want to see the best health and social care services for Sheffield, Healthwatch Sheffield want to hear from you! Applications are open until Thursday 7 July 2022.

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  • Key Issues Accessing Health and Care

    Key Issues Accessing Health and Care

    Each month Healthwatch Sheffield collates the key issues they’ve heard from members of the public, voluntary sector colleagues and stories shared on Care Opinion about health and social care services in the city. See what April’s key issues are.

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