Integrated care systems operational from 1st July 2022

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Integrated care systems, known as ICS’, will formally come into operation from the 1st of July across England. What’s an integrated care system? (ICS) The role of an ICS, is to: Improve health and healthcare outcomes for local people Tackle inequalities in outcomes, experience and access Enhance pr...

St Johns Ambulance calling out for Volunteers!

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Help us teach community groups lifesaving skills! St John Ambulance call on you to support with the delivery of the National Coordination of First Response project, in partnership with NHS England and Improvement. The aim of the project is to increase the survival rate of out-of-hospital cardiac ar...

Lack of NHS dental appointments widens health inequalities, warns Healthwatch

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  Lack of NHS dental appointments widens health inequalities, warns Healthwatch   Patients’ champion warns of widening health inequalities as people across the country struggle to pay for dental treatments     A new survey of public attitudes to NHS dentistry shows half of adults in England ...

Calling all parents in Blackburn with Darwen

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BWD Public Health Team are hosting ‘Kind to Teeth’ Champions training at Bangor Street Community Centre. Parents will learn lots of useful information on promoting good oral health in the early years through choosing healthy drink options. They are also looking for parents, carers and gr...

Accessibility of Eating Disorder health services for LGBT+ young people

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Email info@healthwatchbwd.co.uk for further information or DM us on Facebook or Twitter  If you are unable to attend the event then share your views on our online survey  LGBTQ+ Young Peoples Survey

New Campaign Launch Reveals Six Major Health Benefits To Losing Weight

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New Better Health campaign offers free support and guidance to those working towards a healthier weight Over 3 in 5 adults (63% of adult population1) are at an increased risk from serious diseases and becoming seriously ill with COVID-19 as a result of being overweight The benefits of losing weight ...

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