Eat Well in BWD

The aim to tackle food poverty more effectively as a community; promote healthy & accessible food to our residents; build community food, knowledge and resources and reduce

Mood of the Public

This research project took place as a result of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and the subsequent lockdown that took effect in England in March 2020.

LSCFT Strategy Engagement

Conversations with patients about their experiences to help inform the upcoming Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust Clinical Strategy.

Care Homes and the Pandemic

As part of our remit to explore and understand the views and experiences of people in Lancashire, Healthwatch Lancashire (HWL) use an approach called ‘Enter & View’.

Accessibility of NHS Dentists

Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwen investigated why residents couldn’t access Dental Care across the Blackburn and Darwen.

Accessing Health Care Services

Looking at issues around people’s experiences accessing primary care services including GPs, dentists, hospital and mental health services, care homes and pharmacies.

Digital Exclusion in Primary Care

Measuring inequalities surrounding the shift to remote GP appointments during the COVID-19 pandemic. After GP services had to change the way they deliver appointments.

Seated Exercise Classes

ELHT Patient Participation Panel assigned Healthwatch to work with the Physiotherapy Team at Barbara Castle Way to improve attendance at their seated exercise classes.

Regulated Care Home Project

We looked at how the pandemic affected staff, family/friends/carers and residents of Care Homes across the Borough.

Young People’s Participation Panel

We are looking for young people to join a newly established East Lancashire Hospitals Trust Young People’s Participation Panel. If you are keen to work with the team at Blackbur

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