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Volunteers have their cake and eat it too!

Volunteers and staff at Healthwatch Wiltshire are celebrating after being recognised by a prestigious national award for its excellent volunteering programme. The Investing in Volunteers accreditation - the UK quality standard for good practice in volunteer management...

Honest and open opinions from patients help to shape hospice care

Patients, their families and healthcare professionals at a leading hospice in Wiltshire are continuing to help shape the way services are run - thanks to a new group set up by Healthwatch Wiltshire. Local volunteers from the county's independent health and care...

Patients rate A&E staff services amongst best in country

People needing emergency treatment have rated the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department at Salisbury District Hospital as one of the best in the country, with a higher proportion of patients responding positively about the care they had received compared to other...

What it’s really like to be discharged from hospital?

Significant attention given to improving discharge processes in recent years Over 2,000 people, family and staff share their stories to help gauge progress Common failings continue to persist including problems sorting medication, transport and community care support...

Firm commitment made to support carers

Local organisations have made a firm commitment to work together to recognise, support and promote the wellbeing of carers by signing a memorandum of understanding. By signing the document at the recent Wiltshire Health & Wellbeing Board meeting, the organisations...

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