In support of Dementia Action Week (17th-23rd May) and through to the end of June, Healthwatch Kingston is encouraging people to talk about Dementia and are asking, ‘How Dementia friendly are local NHS and social care services?’ We are seeking the views of people living with Dementia including family and friends, carers and advocates, to help services work better for the people who use them.
Healthwatch Kingston publishes Enter and View report about adult inpatient wards at Kingston Hospital
Healthwatch Kingston conducted a series of Enter and View visits to the adult inpatient wards at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. This report details the findings, recommendations and Kingston Hospital response.
The situation and guidance continues to change rapidly and so as a first port of call, always check official sources for the latest updates.
The government has announced a four-week pause at Step 3 of the lockdown easing plan. It is expected that England will move to Step 4 on 19 July, though the data will be reviewed after 2 weeks in case the risks have reduced.
Read the latest guidance on how the rules will change from 15/06/21
Youth Out Loud! is a group of young people aged 13-17 working in partnership with Healthwatch Kingston and Healthwatch Richmond to improve health and social care services for young people. Read our ‘Young People’s Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Crisis report’ in October 2020 on how the pandemic affected young people’s mental health.