In this section you will find our Annual Reports, full details of the surveys we have undertaken and information on our outreach activities.

Observational Visit to Luton Sexual Health Clinic

Young Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire conducted an observational visit to Luton Sexual Health Clinic on 28th June 2019.

The report includes examples of good quality services offered and recommendations, from a young person’s perspective, on areas that could be changed or improved.

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Period Poverty project

Young Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire have been involved with the Red Box Project over the past 10 months.

The Red Box Project is a community-based, not-for-profit initiative which aims to support young people through their periods by providing Red Boxes filled with free period products to local schools.

The report covers the research Young Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire carried out and their findings.

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First Aid Project Report

First Aid Project Report, Young Healthwatch

Members of Young Healthwatch were keen to develop a project to ensure that young people receive basic first aid training to give them confidence in their ability to help prevent further injury or preserving life.

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NHS Long Term Plan

NHS Long Term Plan BMLK Place Report

This report shows what people would do to change services in their specific area: Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes.

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NHS Long Term Plan

NHS Long Term Plan BMLK Scale Report

59% of people we spoke to would like to see changes made to their mental health support. Read more about what people would do to change services in Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes.

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Just Ask 2018

Annual Report 2018/19

Our Annual Report showcases our achievements, reports on our finances and demonstrates how we have been working to improve health and social care services in Central Bedfordshire.

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Just Ask 2018

Mental Health Report

Good mental health is key to everyone’s wellbeing. The fact that 1 in 4 adults experience at least one mental health problem in any given year suggests that it is a prevalent and enduring issue.

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Just Ask 2018

Women and Theatre Production – Phyllis

A thought-provoking play telling the story of one woman and her family attempting to navigate the complex system of older people’s care.

Read the feedback from the audience.

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Just Ask 2018

Just Ask 2018 Report

The Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire engagement programme, Just Ask, visited nine locations during 2018. The report summarises the issues and concerns highlighted at the events, and how HWCB has helped to find resolutions.

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Festival for Older People 2018

Festival for Older People 2018 Report

This event took place at The Rufus Centre, Flitwick on 5 October 2018. The report summarises the planning process, activities that took place on the day and some of the experiences of the visitors.

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Herts Urgent Care

Integrated Urgent Care Contact Centre – Observation / Site Visit Report

We carried out an observation / site visit to Integrated Urgent Care Contact Centre, Gilbert Hitchcock House, Bedford on 11th November 2018.

The report shows our observations and recommendations.

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MSK Survey

MSK Survey

We conducted a survey to gather feedback from patients who have had experience of Circle MSK services in Bedfordshire.

Our new report details our findings and provides suggestions on how the service could be improved.

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Annual Report 2017/18

Annual Report 2017/18

Our Annual Report showcases our achievements, reports on our finances and demonstrates how we have been working to improve health and social care services in Central Bedfordshire.

Download
Sandy Youth Mental Wellbeing

Sandy Youth Mental Health Project Report

National statistics suggest that 10% of young people in Central Bedfordshire will experience a mental health issue. We have worked with Youth Action and Groundworks East to produce a report on local young people’s mental health & wellbeing

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Just Ask 2017

‘Just Ask’ Project 2017 Report

We have published our review of last year’s ‘JUST ASK’ project.

Read about where we visited, who we met and how the project has helped support local people.

Download
Festival for Older People 2017

Festival for Older People 2017 Report

This event took place at The Rufus Centre, Flitwick on 6October 2017. The report summarises the planning process, activities that took place on the day and some of the experiences of the visitors.

Download
Local Healthwatch Survey

BLMK STP Snapshot Survey

Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire, Healthwatch Luton, Healthwatch Milton Keynes and Healthwatch Bedford Borough asked local residents if they were aware of the Bedfordshire, Luton & Milton Keynes (BLMK) Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STP).

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Fall Prevention Survey

Falls Prevention Survey

Survey to establish older people’s understanding of preventing falls and how they could ‘future proof’ their homes.

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Non-emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS) Survey

Non-emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS) Survey
Results of a survey to gather patients feedback about the current transport service.

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Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire Annual Report 2016/17

Annual Report 2016/17

Our Annual Report showcases our achievements, reports on our finances and demonstrates how we have been working to improve health and social care services in Central Bedfordshire.

Download
Festival for Older People 2016 Report

Festival for Older People 2016 Report

Report on the Festival for Older People which took place in October 2016.

Download
JUST ASK events 2016

JUST ASK events 2016 Report

Report on the JUST ASK events that took place on the RAVE bus throughout 2016.

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Domiciliary Care Survey 2016

Domiciliary Care Survey 2016

Results of July 2016 survey on domiciliary care in Central Bedfordshire

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First Aid Project Report

First Aid Project Report, Young Healthwatch

Members of Young Healthwatch were keen to develop a project to ensure that young people receive basic first aid training to give them confidence in their ability to help prevent further injury or preserving life.

Download
NHS Long Term Plan

NHS Long Term Plan BMLK Place Report

This report shows what people would do to change services in their specific area: Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes.

Download
NHS Long Term Plan

NHS Long Term Plan BMLK Scale Report

59% of people we spoke to would like to see changes made to their mental health support. Read more about what people would do to change services in Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes.

Download
Just Ask 2018

Annual Report 2018/19

Our Annual Report showcases our achievements, reports on our finances and demonstrates how we have been working to improve health and social care services in Central Bedfordshire.

Download
Just Ask 2018

Mental Health Report

Good mental health is key to everyone’s wellbeing. The fact that 1 in 4 adults experience at least one mental health problem in any given year suggests that it is a prevalent and enduring issue.

Download
Just Ask 2018

Women and Theatre Production – Phyllis

A thought-provoking play telling the story of one woman and her family attempting to navigate the complex system of older people’s care.

Read the feedback from the audience.

Download
Just Ask 2018

Just Ask 2018 Report

The Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire engagement programme, Just Ask, visited nine locations during 2018. The report summarises the issues and concerns highlighted at the events, and how HWCB has helped to find resolutions.

Download
Festival for Older People 2018

Festival for Older People 2018 Report

This event took place at The Rufus Centre, Flitwick on 5 October 2018. The report summarises the planning process, activities that took place on the day and some of the experiences of the visitors.

Download
Herts Urgent Care

Integrated Urgent Care Contact Centre – Observation / Site Visit Report

We carried out an observation / site visit to Integrated Urgent Care Contact Centre, Gilbert Hitchcock House, Bedford on 11th November 2018.

The report shows our observations and recommendations.

Download
MSK Survey

MSK Survey

We conducted a survey to gather feedback from patients who have had experience of Circle MSK services in Bedfordshire.

Our new report details our findings and provides suggestions on how the service could be improved.

Download
Annual Report 2017/18

Annual Report 2017/18

Our Annual Report showcases our achievements, reports on our finances and demonstrates how we have been working to improve health and social care services in Central Bedfordshire.

Download
Sandy Youth Mental Wellbeing

Sandy Youth Mental Health Project Report

National statistics suggest that 10% of young people in Central Bedfordshire will experience a mental health issue. We have worked with Youth Action and Groundworks East to produce a report on local young people’s mental health & wellbeing

Download
Just Ask 2017

‘Just Ask’ Project 2017 Report

We have published our review of last year’s ‘JUST ASK’ project.

Read about where we visited, who we met and how the project has helped support local people.

Download
Festival for Older People 2017

Festival for Older People 2017 Report

This event took place at The Rufus Centre, Flitwick on 6October 2017. The report summarises the planning process, activities that took place on the day and some of the experiences of the visitors.

Download
Local Healthwatch Survey

BLMK STP Snapshot Survey

Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire, Healthwatch Luton, Healthwatch Milton Keynes and Healthwatch Bedford Borough asked local residents if they were aware of the Bedfordshire, Luton & Milton Keynes (BLMK) Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STP).

Download
Fall Prevention Survey

Falls Prevention Survey

Survey to establish older people’s understanding of preventing falls and how they could ‘future proof’ their homes.

Download
Non-emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS) Survey

Non-emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS) Survey
Results of a survey to gather patients feedback about the current transport service.

Download
Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire Annual Report 2016/17

Annual Report 2016/17

Our Annual Report showcases our achievements, reports on our finances and demonstrates how we have been working to improve health and social care services in Central Bedfordshire.

Download
Festival for Older People 2016 Report

Festival for Older People 2016 Report

Report on the Festival for Older People which took place in October 2016.

Download
JUST ASK events 2016

JUST ASK events 2016 Report

Report on the JUST ASK events that took place on the RAVE bus throughout 2016.

Download
Domiciliary Care Survey 2016

Domiciliary Care Survey 2016

Results of July 2016 survey on domiciliary care in Central Bedfordshire

Download