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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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