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Feedback given on county-wide health and care strategy

Staff and volunteers from Healthwatch Somerset have been involved in talks around the new Somerset Health and Care Strategy. Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) organised a one-day workshop in July at St Gregory Village Hall to hear the views of the public and...

NHS England Consultation on Evidence Based Interventions

The NHS is looking to reduce the number of interventions they do that don’t always work. Interventions refer to some surgeries or treatments that doctors prescribe, without any special approval. Up until now, the NHS has used these interventions to treat patients, but...

Priorities for next year revealed in new Impact Report

Healthwatch Somerset has set out how it will ensure the public's voice is heard over the next year in its latest Impact Report. The report also highlights the impact the organisation has had over the last year and shares how the independent health and care champion...

Views wanted to help improve Somerset’s failing 111 service

People in Somerset are being asked for their views on using the county’s 111 non-emergency phone line. The county’s independent health and care champion Healthwatch Somerset is asking people to share their experiences of using the service – so that the public voice...

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