1. News -

    For the last two weeks, we had our work placement candidate as part of our work placement programme. Read on to find out what type of work she got involved in and the kind of skills she learned during her time with us.



  2. News -

    NHS England has recently published its "Delivery plan for recovering access to primary care". We outline what the planned changes will mean for you.
  3. Report -

    Healthy Neighbourhoods are a new way of shaping how communities work. It means everyone should have easy access to things that support them to live a healthy and fulfilling life such as food shops, parks, gyms, schools, health services, and leisure activities.
  4. News -

    Loneliness and social isolation are common problems for people of all ages in our borough. These conditions can lead to poor physical and mental health and increase the risk of developing conditions like dementia and depression. The elderly are particularly vulnerable due to reduced mobility and lack of proximity to family, but young people also experience loneliness when away from home.

  5. Report -

    In our annual report, we highlight the hard work of the Healthwatch Tower Hamlets team in actively listening to the community's experiences during 2022 and 2023. By gathering and utilizing the stories of residents, we were able to enhance the quality of local health and social care services.
  6. News -

    Thank you for supporting Healthwatch Tower Hamlets during our transition to YVHSC. We are proud of the progress made in the past year and welcome your feedback. Take our survey to share your thoughts.

    Note: the survey is for stakeholders only.
  7. News -

    The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has issued a warning that, while measles cases are low at the national level, there is an elevated risk of outbreaks in London.
  8. Report -

    A Community Insight System (CIS) Trend Analysis Report showing the overall sentiment of how people feel about health and care services in Tower Hamlets.
  9. Report -

    A Community Insight System (CIS) Trend Analysis Report showing the overall sentiment of how people feel about GP services in Tower Hamlets.
  10. Report -

    A Community Insight System (CIS) Trend Analysis Report showing the overall sentiment of how people feel about maternity care across North East London.
  11. Report -

    A Community Insight System (CIS) Trend Analysis Report showing the overall sentiment of how people feel about mental health services in North East London.
  12. Report -

    A Community Insight System (CIS) Trend Analysis Report showing the overall sentiment of how people feel about children's health services across North East London.
  13. Report -

    A Community Insight System (CIS) Trend Analysis Report showing the overall sentiment of how people feel about long-term condition services across North East London.
  14. Report -

    A Community Insight System (CIS) Dashboard Report showing patients' overall sentiment on their experiences with Barts Health from 1 July 2022, to 30 June 2023.
  15. Report -

    A Community Insight System (CIS) Dashboard Report showing patients' overall sentiment on their experiences with North East London Hospital Services from 1 July 2022, to 30 June 2023.
  16. Report -

    On 10th May 2023, we conducted an Enter and View visit to the Albion Health Centre, a GP practice located on Whitechapel Road. Read on to see what we observed at the GP practice and find out more about Enter and View visits.
  17. Advice and Information -

    Those waiting for hospital treatment can visit the Wait well, stay well website for support and advice on management of physical and mental wellbeing. NHS North East London, in conjunction with their Trust partners have developed the new website ‘Wait well, stay well.’
  18. Advice and Information -

    We understand that making a complaint about NHS or social care services can feel daunting. Check out our top tips and guidance to help you through the process.
  19. News -

    Our new research project, Healthwatch Tower Hamlets aims to help improve access to mental health support.
  20. Advice and Information -

    A year ago the Accessible Information Standard came into force. It requires any organisation providing NHS or social care to communicate in a way that everybody can understand. Here's a reminder of what you should expect.
  21. Advice and Information -

    Do you struggle to speak to your doctor about your medical concerns? You’re not alone. Take a look at our top tips to make the most out of your GP appointment.
  22. Advice and Information -

    Five things you should expect from home care, domiciliary care or help in the home.
  23. Advice and Information -

    How can I get the most out of my next visit to the dentist? Take a look at our tips to help you prepare for your appointment and make sure you understand your treatment and how much it will cost.
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