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Provider of NHS 111 services in South Gloucestershire rated 'Outstanding' by independent regulator
Practice Plus Group - NHS 111 South West, who have a contact centre in Bristol and answer NHS 111 calls from people across the South West, were found to be safe, effective, caring, responsive, and well-led by the Care...
19 April 2022
Report: how has the COVID-19 pandemic affected people's experiences of bladder and bowel services?
Our collaborative research with Bristol Health Partners' Bladder and Bowel CONfidence Health Integration Team (BABCON HIT) found that one in three people who use bladder and bowel services had been affected by changes...
6 April 2022
Report: experiences of attending Southmead A&E during the COVID-19 pandemic
North Bristol NHS Trust asked us to carry out a survey with people attending A&E at Southmead Hospital. We found that the management of people's long-term conditions in the community needs to improve, to reduce some...
18 March 2022
Helping you make an informed choice about the COVID-19 vaccination
When COVID-19 vaccination rollout began, there was a great deal of misinformation about the vaccine. To help people to make an informed decision, we hosted a series of webinars with experts who could provide reliable...
15 March 2022
Caring for someone with dementia? You can now find support more quickly
Caring for someone with dementia can be challenging, and carers often report feelings of guilt, confusion, and anger. We spoke to carers across South Glos to find out what help they needed, and put together a resource to...
17 February 2022
Improving the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities
People with a learning disability can sometimes find it difficult to identify any health issues they may be having. To make this easier, we created a checklist to help people with a learning disability get the most out their...
17 February 2022
"This is another scandal where it’s clear that lessons from past tragedies haven’t been learnt" - Healthwatch England's response to the Ockenden review
Healthwatch England has responded to the Independent Review of Maternity Services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, led by Donna Ockenden. The review examined almost 1,600 clinical incidents and found repeated failures in care.
13 May 2022
Have your say: the South Gloucestershire All-age Learning Disability draft strategy consultation
If you have a learning disability, or if you're a parent, carer, or someone who works with a person with a learning disability, South Gloucestershire Council want to hear your thoughts on how they plan to make your life better over the next 5 years.
16 February 2022
The public agenda for our next Prioritisation Panel on February 10
See how we work out the main health and care priorities for South Gloucestershire from your feedback. Our meeting at 5:30pm on February 10 is where we action your comments or concerns with providers to ensure what you tell us makes a difference.
2 February 2022