Our WorkOur latest projects, publications and e-bulletins
A round up of our recent work
Since October 2017 we have:
A new website
We have launched the new and improved Healthwatch Somerset website.
Started to put in place a new volunteer programme and are meeting with people who have volunteered in the past and interested in being part of Healthwatch Somerset moving forward. Volunteer portal login
Met with some of the local health and care commissioners and providers.
We send out a regular e-bulletin with news – please do sign up to our mailing list. We also update our website and social media on a regular basis. To find out what is Healthwatch Somerset check out this short film: Healthwatch Somerset in 1 minute
Local Health and Wellbeing Board
Taken up our seat at the local Health and Wellbeing Board and other important groups.
What will we do by Summer 2018?
We aim to have the new arrangements for Healthwatch Somerset properly established, so we have a strong basis for the next 5+ years. By the summer we plan to have:
Carried out a recruitment campaign for volunteers.
Supported our volunteers to deliver local community engagement.
Filled all available staff roles.
The Interim Board will be setting the priorities for the work plan.
Increasing our communications so that more people know what Healthwatch is and are encouraged to talk to us.
Rationale and explanation of our methods we use
Read about what methods we use to collect and process data for our work and the reasoning behind it.