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.
We have put in place a volunteer programme that is helping us recruit, train and support our volunteers.
Regularly meet with local health and care commissioners and providers to discuss feedback that has been shared with us.
Local Health and Wellbeing Board
Taken up our seat at the local Health and Wellbeing Board and 25 other important groups.
What will we do by 2019?
We aim to have the new arrangements for Healthwatch Somerset properly established, so we have a strong basis for the next 5+ years. By 2019 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 Local Healthwatch 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.
Work with commissioners to improve the quality of information on the website Somerset Choices including signposting local people to it.
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.
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