Read about the work we have been carrying out in the community. Download our quarterly newsletters.

Spring 2024 Newsletter

Newsletter coverIn this issue we look at:

  • ‘Just Ask’ Community Engagement
  • Advocacy Services Survey
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • Pharmacy First Information Leaflet

 And much more…

Winter 2024 Newsletter

NewsletterIn this issue we look at:

  • Women’s Health Forum
  • Meet our new Engagement & Volunteer Officer
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • BLMK ICB’s Re-Design of MSK Services

 And much more…

Autumn 2023 Newsletter

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In this issue we look at:

  • The Festival for Older People
  • Our Pharmacy Survey
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • Bedfordshire Mental Health Alliance

 And much more…

Summer 2023 Newsletter

Newsletter coverIn this issue we look at:

  • The Festival for Older People
  • Pre-pregnancy education, advice and support survey
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • The hidden wait for cancer care

And much more…

Spring 2023 Newsletter

In this issue we look at:

  • Our 10yr Anniversary
  • The value of community nursing
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • New Cambridge Children’s Hospital

And much more…

Winter 2023 Newsletter

Front pageIn this issue we look at:

  • The ‘Denny Review’
  • Meet our new Director 
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • NHS New Dementia Diagnosis Drive in Central Bedfordshire

And much more…

Autumn 2022 Newsletter

NewsletterIn this issue we look at:

  • Enter & View visit to Bedford Hospital
  • Attendees to the Festival for Older People 
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • Care Quality Commission’s (CQC’s) annual assessment of the state of health and social care in England

And much more…

Summer 2022 Newsletter

NewsletterIn this issue we look at:

  • HWCB championing what matters to you
  • Enter & View visits resume
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • BLMK Health and Care Board

And much more…

Spring 2022 Newsletter

newsletter front pageInside this issue we look at:

  • Your Care Your Way project 
  • Carers project
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • BLMK Health and Care Partnership

And much more…

Winter 2022 Newsletter

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Inside this issue we look at:

  • Seen and Heard project with the D/deaf community
  • Carers project
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • Healthwatch’s response to the plans to tackle NHS backlog

And much more…

Autumn 2021 Newsletter

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Inside this issue we look at:

  • The Festival for Older People 2021
  • Volunteering for HWCB
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • Review of Home Care services

And much more…

Summer 2021 Newsletter

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Inside this issue we look at:

  • HWCB Annual Report 2020/21
  • Volunteering for HWCB
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • Returning to face to face engagement

And much more…

Spring 2021 Newsletter

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Inside this issue we look at:

  • HWCB ‘Just Ask’ virtual tour 2021
  • Discharge to Assess (D2A)
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • People share their views on Dentistry services in Central Bedfordshire

And much more…

Winter 2021 Newsletter

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Inside this issue we look at:

  • How the pandemic has affected the older generation
  • The limited availability of NHS dental care
  • What Young Healthwatch are doing
  • The Covid-19 vaccination programme across Central Bedfordshire

And much more…

Autumn 2020 Newsletter

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Inside this issue we look at:

• The virtual Festival for Older People
• HWCB and Young Healthwatch shortlisted for prestigious national award
• What Young Healthwatch are doing
• How key stakeholders have faced recent challenges

And much more…

Summer 2020 Newsletter

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Inside this issue we look at:

• The HWCB annual report
• How HWCB has helped during Lockdown
• Young Healthwatch’s High Sheriff Award
• What Young Healthwatch are doing
• How key stakeholders have faced recent challenges

And much more…

Spring Covid-19 Special 2020 Newsletter

During this unprecedented time we look at:

• How HWCB continues to support our community
• The available guidance and advice
• What Young Healthwatch are doing
• How our volunteers have been coping

And much more…

Winter 2020 Newsletter

Topics include:

• Just Ask 2019 Engagement Events
• Celebrating Young Healthwatch
• Healthwatch England’s latest information and advice
• Central Bedfordshire Council launch outreach service

And much more…

Autumn 2019 Newsletter

Topics include:

• Healthwatch at The Festival for Older People
• Young Healthwatch projects
• Healthwatch England’s latest information and advice
• Update on merger of Bedford Hospital and Luton and Dunstable Hospital

And much more…

Summer 2019 Newsletter

Topics include:

• The NHS Long Term Plan – Healthwatch engagement
• Young Healthwatch projects
• HWCB upcoming projects
• Healthwatch England’s latest research

And much more…

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Topics include:

• The NHS Long Term Plan
• HWCB Just Ask Events 2019
• Young Healthwatch activity
• HWCB upcoming projects

And much more…

Winter 2019 Newsletter

Topics include:

• Phyllis Production
• HWCB upcoming projects
• Young Healthwatch activity
• The NHS Long Term Plan

And much more…