Sustainability and Transformation Plan

Sustainability and Transformation Plan Sustainability and Transformation Plan Over the last few months, leaders from health and care organisations from Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset (BANES) and Swindon have been working together to develop a ‘Sustainability...

Health and Care in Westbury

Health and Care in Westbury Health and Care in Westbury Healthwatch Wiltshire presented a report with feedback from local people as a result of our engagement in the town during the summer of 2016, together with research and evidence of health and social care issues...

Adult Care Charging Policy

Adult Care Charging Policy Adult Care Charging Policy Wiltshire Council asked Healthwatch Wiltshire to meet with local people to get their views about proposed changes to the adult care charging policy. The Council were particularly interested to hear from people who...

Wiltshire’s Better Care Plan

Wiltshire's Better Care Plan What is Better Care – in a nutshell? Health and social care in Wiltshire are working together to change the way that care is provided, especially for frail elderly people. This is happening all around the country. The aim is that...

Review of NHS Complaints Pathway

Review of NHS Complaints Pathway Complaining about an NHS service The right to complain about unsatisfactory service is a key consumer right. The NHS constitution makes a promise to encourage and welcome feedback on health and care experiences and to use this feedback...

Our Dementia Engagement

Our Dementia Engagement More people are being diagnosed with dementia and, as our ageing population increases, so will the number of people affected. In Wiltshire there are currently over 6,500 people living with dementia and that is forecast to grow by almost 30...

Support for Unpaid Carers

Support for Unpaid Carers Support for Unpaid Carers On behalf of Wiltshire Council and NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group, Healthwatch Wiltshire is independently facilitating an engagement project looking at support for unpaid carers.  The focus is to find out...

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