Because We All Care

Healthwatch are working with the Care Quality Commission to bring you a new campaign We all care about our health and social care services, that’s why we’re asking you to support the new campaign we are launching with the CQC – #BecauseWeAllCare, encouraging the public to share their experiences, both good and bad, to help … Read more

Care For a Cuppa Club

  We’re delighted to announce our first virtual focus group in The Zoom Room!   Put the kettle on, brew up and join us for an informal chat about your health and social care  ☕️   On Tuesday 7th July between 10am – 12pm we will be chatting about potential easements of adult care services … Read more

The Healthwatch Zoom Room!

 – hosted by Healthwatch Hull.     A virtual meeting room where organisations can present, meet and chat. This could be a focus group with your service participants, or some training/webinar sessions.     It’s looking likely that our face to face engagement will be on hold for a little while longer, so this virtual … Read more

How to get an NHS dentist appointment during COVID-19

Routine dental care has had to change because of COVID-19, with social distancing rules making it difficult to access services. Here’s some information on how to access an NHS dentist during the pandemic.   From 8 June 2020, dentists have been given the green light to reopen as long as they have social distancing measures … Read more

Call out for Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic people’s healthcare experiences during COVID-19

Share your story to help services learn and improve from the experiences of people from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic backgrounds during COVID-19. Public Health England published a report which showed the disproportionate effect COVID-19 has had on people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. Its findings show that coronavirus has both replicated existing health inequalities … Read more

Volunteers’ Week 2020: Why I volunteer

5053 people volunteered with Healthwatch last year. Find out why people got involved this Volunteers’ Week. From speaking to people about their experiences of health and social care, to providing information and advice about local services, our network is supported by thousands of people who give up their time to help improve care for their … Read more


    To thank those who support their community and country by volunteering, the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) are asking people to step out onto their doorstep at 8pm on Monday, 1 June to do a big cheer of thanks in lieu of most of the celebrations for Volunteers Week which can’t take … Read more


Help us help you be prepared for the bank holiday weekend Hull and East Riding residents are encouraged to ensure they are prepared for the upcoming bank holiday, Monday 25 May 2020, and reminded which NHS services will be available. Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC), out of hours GP services and some pharmacies across Hull and … Read more

What’s ‘appening? We’re on WhatsAPP!

    We’re now able to chat with you over the WhatsApp service. We’re here if you need some advice, support or even if you just need somebody to talk too. Isolation and loneliness can seriously have an impact on your mental health so it’s important to talk! Even if it’s something you see as … Read more

Campaign to help safeguard Hull’s most vulnerable children

  A campaign has been launched by Hull City Council to encourage residents to share concerns about potentially vulnerable children and young people in their community. The campaign, which is supported by the NSPCC, is called “Worried about a child in your neighbourhood?” It will raise awareness of how residents can play their part and … Read more

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