How do people feel about their data being shared by the NHS?

Healthwatch England News 17/05/18 From 25 May, you’ll be able to make a choice about how the NHS uses your confidential patient information for reasons other than your individual care. 77% of the public say they are confident in the ability of the NHS to protect their patient data. Are you? People’s patient records play […]

Your Views on NHS Treatment for Muscle or Joint Problems

NHS Hillingdon Clinical Commissioning Group and Healthwatch Hillingdon are working together to gather the views of residents and current service users on  the proposed changes to the care and treatment for  patients with muscle and joint problems (commonly called Musculo-skeletal (MSK) conditions). Hillingdon CCG is the organisation responsible for planning and buying local NHS healthcare services and they want to provide […]

Hillingdon residents give their views on opening GP Services 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week.

The NHS is looking to increase the number of appointments available for patients and provide access to GP services 8am – 8pm, 7 days per week. From October 2017, GP and nurse appointments were available at three hubs located in Central Uxbridge Surgery), Eastcote Health Centre) and the Hesa Centre, Hayes. Healthwatch Hillingdon has been […]

Updated Hillingdon Talking Therapies Service (Wellbeing for Mums Group) leaflet

CNWL Hillingdon Talking Therapies Service has updated their Wellbeing for Mums Group leaflet. The leaflet provides information to mums who may need emotional support, including postnatal depression, to attend a six-week programme. The six-week group session dates are due to start in April 2018 and will take place at Yiewsley Children’s Centre. Download your copy […]

Hillingdon CCG “Help Aggie the Alien” Competition Awards Ceremony on 24 March 2018

Hillingdon CCG, Paralympic Gold Medallist for Great Britain Natasha Baker, and the Mayor of Hillingdon will host an awards ceremony for the nine winners of our “Help Aggie the Alien” short story competition on Saturday 24 March. The event takes place at 12.30pm in the Intu Shopping Centre in Uxbridge (ground floor by the escalators […]

CNWL Community Mental Health Service survey underway

The CNWL Community Mental Health Service survey is now underway. Andy Mattin, Director of Nursing, said, “This survey is an anonymous way of confidentially telling us about the services you receive in Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, Brent, Harrow, Hillingdon and Milton Keynes. We know you have a lot to say – both good and bad and […]

National action required to ensure local services work together to support children and young people’s mental health needs

Too many children and young people find themselves at ‘crisis point’ before accessing mental health services because health care, education and other public services are not working together as effectively as they could to protect and support their best interests, a report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), published today, has found. Government proposals – […]

NHS delivers ‘all you need’ information booklet for new mums and families

The NHS in North West (NW) London are handing out new information booklet ‘After your baby’s birth’ to women when they leave hospital after giving birth. The booklet which has been welcomed and supported by the National Childbirth Trust (NCT), was developed following feedback from mums, midwives and maternity specialists that the information currently being […]