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Care Quality Commission care home campaign: Case study recruitment

Would you be happy to share your experience of choosing a care home? Background The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is planning a new campaign aimed at people who are choosing care at home or care home for themselves or a loved one. The campaign aims to raise awareness...

Farewell to Paul Mills

Evolving Communities said farewell to Paul Mills who has resigned as a director after two years as a valued member of the Board. Paul has made a significant contribution to the company’s evolution, bringing his expertise in marketing and communication at a critical...

Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 2018-21

The Health and Wellbeing Board has a statutory duty to complete a Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA). The Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment is a report from the Somerset Health and Well-being Board on how well pharmacies and pharmacy services are provided to the...

Farewell to Emma

Staff and volunteers got together this week to thank CEO Emma Cooper for all her work during the last four years leading the local Healthwatch service. Emma leaves this month to take up an area manager role with national charity Parkinson's UK. Emma said: "One of the...

“Volunteering saved my life”

A former aircraft engineer who lost his leg in a car accident has said volunteering has been a lifesaver for him. Cliff Puddy, from Burnham-on-Sea, has volunteered with the county’s independent health and care champion Healthwatch Somerset for the last five years and...

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