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  1. EXCLUSIVE: IRS fails to inform 9/11 victims of tax break, leaving many without refundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New York Daily News

    ... this tax relief, as will the families of those who died from their 9/11 injury," said Ben Chevat, who heads 9/11 Healthwatch, a nonprofit monitoring benefit programs for attack victims. Two victims who asked not be named said the IRS initially ...


  2. Healthwatch appeal for input on new county-wide mental health strategyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Gazette Series

    Healthwatch South Gloucestershire, a subsidiary of Healthwatch England, is asking people across the county to complete an online survey on mental health and emotional wellbeing - having extended the deadline to next Thursday .


  3. Health and Wellbeing Board holding next meeting in publicRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Cotswold Journal

    ... Mickleton and the local hospital, while concerns exist around local dementia care and ambulance response times. Healthwatch, the independent consumer champion for health and social care was set up a year ago as part of the Health and Social Care Act ...


  4. Have your say on health and social care servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    HEALTHWATCH will be taking opinions from the public on how to plan and improve local health and social care services in Gloucestershire.


  5. Healthwatch seeks patient viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Skegness Standard

    Healthwatch Lincolnshire are carrying out a patient survey about GP appointments and why patients have not attended them and would like the public to help.


  6. Make the Right Call: Why patient feedback on NHS 111 services is so importantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | East Anglian Daily Times

    ... Care UK gathers patient feedback: regular NHS 111 surveys, internal GP and dental out-of-hours surveys, external Healthwatch surveys and patient forums. Zoe said: "Every month we survey a sample of our NHS 111 patient contacts. Comments are followed ...


  7. Consultation over health concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

    ... much worse." Chairman of the carers' group, Jim Radburn has raised the concerns of the group and his own with Healthwatch questioning the effectiveness of having to make an appointment four weeks in advance. "The whole experience of visiting a GP ...


  8. Chance to have your say on Healthwatch workRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Isle of Wight County Press

    A workshop, held at Newclose Cricket Club to launch the survey, was attended by community representatives.


  9. Healthwatch: Kids in Hot CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 |

    17 children have died this year as a result of heat related death from being left in a hot car. Watch this segment for easy tips to remind you of your precious cargo.


  10. Happy Birthday To Danbury's Dr. Ian K. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Danbury Daily Voice

    ... 360," "Showbiz Tonight," "The Verdict with Dan Abrams," and "The Opie and Anthony Show." He is also the host of "HealthWatch with Dr. Ian Smith," a nationally syndicated daily news feature heard on American Urban Radio Networks. He has written for ...


  11. How the Human Voice Is Traversing Society's Wellness-Tech FrontierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Switched

    ... wearable integration is surging. Additionally, Apple rumors about the health-oriented iOS8, or companies like HealthWatch, that are developing clothing lined with electrode technology to monitor heart rate, the capacity for tech implementation into ...


  12. Residents' concerns over pressure on GP surgeries with more developments plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

    ... to find answers After being told he would have to wait four weeks to see his GP, he has taken his concerns to Healthwatch, the 'consumer champion for healthcare'. He says: "I have asked Healthwatch to take my complaint forward to a higher level as ...


  13. Oxfordshire health watchdog praised for work during first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Oxford Mail

    ... in his foreword to its first annual report, for the 12 months from April 1, 2013, the start date for national Healthwatch groups. The former Green Party member on Oxfordshire County Council wrote: "Healthwatch Oxfordshire is increasingly being ...


  14. LETTER: Have your say on NHS at Healthwatch meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Boston Standard

    ... often have thoughts, comments, or concerns about our National Health Services, public health and social care. Healthwatch Lincolnshire is the official body that has the job of looking after the interest of patients, and there is an opportunity to ...


  15. Who's who in the regions in health and careRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Health Management

    This refreshed and updated guide includes contact information for health and wellbeing board representatives (both Healthwatch and voluntary sector), academic health science networks, strategic clinical networks and clinical senates.


  16. Skegness Healthwatch meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Skegness Standard

    Healthwatch is the local patient champion, giving the public an opportunity to speak up about their experiences of health and social care services.


  17. Study's concerns for family support in OxfordshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Witney Gazette

    ... Oxfordshire services recommends. The report - ordered by the county's official health and social care watchdog Healthwatch - raises concerns about people's smooth transition from child to adult care. It said it is "deeply concerned" there is no ...


  18. Health services face challenging year, warns Healthwatch chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | Worcester News

    ... acute hospitals and emergency care in the county in progress and the Care Act recently receiving Royal Assent, Healthwatch Worcestershire chairman Peter Pinfield has said health and social care could face significant change. He will speak at the ...


  19. Petition signed by 5,500 people handed over in fight to keep dementia ward at AiredaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | Ilkley Gazette

    ... wherever possible. "Staff and service users, along with representatives from Ward 24 Carers' Action Group and Healthwatch, have worked closely with BDCT in the planning and design of the new Lynfield Mount facilities. "In response to feedback from ...


  20. The Gift of a FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    We're going inside the operating room in this Healthwatch 16 report. We already introduced you to two grade-school classmates, who hadn't seen each other in decades, reunited as organ donor and recipient at Geisinger Medical Center.