Mental Health Awareness Week 2016
The Mental Health Foundation launched their first Mental Health Awareness Week in 2000. They have helped generate public debates around how anxiety, sleep deprivation and exercise can impact our mental health.
In 2016 they are talking about relationships. – click here to see more.
What can you do today to raise awareness of mental health? #MHAW16
Who are Healthwatch Hillingdon?
Healthwatch Hillingdon is a health and social care watchdog run by and for local people. It is independent of the NHS and the local Council. We are here to help you get the best out of your health and care services, and give you a voice so you can influence and challenge how health and care services are provided throughout Hillingdon. We can also provide you with information about local health and care services, and support you if you need help to resolve a complaint about your NHS treatment or Social Care.
Vacancy – Chair of Healthwatch Hillingdon
We are currently recruiting for a new Chair person.
Do you want to play a leading role in changing your community and share our passion for ensuring Healthwatch is the independent public champion for NHS, public health and social care services in Hillingdon?
Click here for more information.
Our Focus on Children and Young People’s Mental Wellbeing
Click here to see how Healthwatch Hillingdon is working to improve the mental health and emotional wellbeing of the children and young adults in Hillingdon and how you can get involved.
Let us know what you think of our future plans
The Healthwatch Hillingdon Work Plan 2015-17 sets out the organisations Operational Priorities for the next two years. The document gives a high level description of the key objectives, proposed tasks, the expected outcomes of our activities, how these will be measured, and when they are expected to be completed.
How these objectives will be achieved will be provided in an associated delivery plan, supporting project proposal documents and engagement strategy plan. These sets out in more detail the work to be undertaken, the related roles and responsibilities, the resource contribution required for each priority, and describes how its success will be measured.
The focus of our work for 2015-17 has been aligned with our Strategic Priorities and selected to reflect our statutory requirements, and the findings from in-depth analysis of data and intelligence gathered from our residents.
Please let us know what you think of our plans, we welcome your feedback.
Everyone who is cared for by the NHS in England has formal rights to make choices about the service that they receive. These include the right to choose a GP surgery, to state which GP you’d like to see, to choose which hospital you’re treated at, and to receive information to support your choices among may other rights.
The Constitution sets out the guiding values, core principles of the NHS and sets out your rights as an NHS patient, click here for more details.
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