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We are hiring a Chief Executive Officer for Healthwatch Hillingdon

Salary: £38,000 – £43,500 Closing date: Midnight Sunday 16th December 2018 Interviews will be held on Friday 21st December 2018 Healthwatch Hillingdon is recognised as the independent public voice for the users of the health and social care services in the London Borough of Hillingdon. Our award-winning programmes are creating an impact and ensuring the […]

National survey highlights decline in people’s experiences of community mental health services

Published by the Care Quality Commission, 22 November 2018: People’s experiences of the care they receive from community-based mental health services have continued to deteriorate, according to an annual survey from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The survey published today (Thursday 22 November) highlights concerns around access to care, care planning and support for people […]

Pregnant? There’s an app for that!

Published by North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups, November 8: The NHS across North West London has launched a new mum and baby app – a personal guide for pregnancy, birth and beyond. The app was developed by mums, midwives and doctors in North West London and charity CW+ to provide women with […]

New 24 hour nursing service is a life line for people in Hillingdon

CNWL – published 26 October 2018: A new service to support people in Hillingdon during their last months of life was officially launched in Hillingdon today (26 October). Your Life Line (YLL) is a 24 hour, responsive nursing service and care coordination hub which offers patients and their families someone to speak to, who understands […]

Healthwatch Hillingdon publish report on engagement at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre

5th November 2018 In June 2018, the inpatient services that were being provided by East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, in The Michael Sobell Hospice, were relocated to the nearby Mount Vernon Cancer Centre. This interim measure remains in place whilst the NHS and other partners consider the options for palliative care provision, for the […]

Trust named as the preferred bidder for controversial £450m community services contract

National Health Executive – published 30/10/2018: West London NHS Trust has been announced as the preferred bidder to deliver its community services as part of a £450m contract for 10 years from 2019. Ealing CCG revealed the trust as the lead provider, pending approval by NHS England and NHS Improvement, for its community-based services in […]

Healthwatch Hillingdon wins national award for improving health and social care

Healthwatch Hillingdon was delighted to be announced as a winner at the recent Healthwatch Network Awards 2018. The annual awards ceremony saw Healthwatch from all over England come together to hear who the winners were from the nominations in seven categories. Healthwatch Hillingdon’s award, in the Improving Health and Social Care category, came as a […]

CQC State of Care 2017/18

CQC warns of growing ‘care injustice’, with access to good care increasingly dependent on how well local systems work together Published: 11 October 2018 This year’s State of Care shows that most people are still getting good care – when they can access it. The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) annual assessment of the quality of […]

New health campus for Hillingdon features in Trust Annual Members’ Meeting

Date published: 23 August 2018 By The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust The Annual Members’ Meeting of The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will feature a presentation and question-and-answer session about the Trust’s plans for a new health campus. Representatives of Brunel University London will be at the meeting on Monday 17 September to join […]