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  1. Ambulance response times are discussedRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Berwick Advertiser

    ... sit on the board including high level representatives from the NHS, public health, local government and Healthwatch which acts as the patient's voice. The group work together to better understand the needs of the local community, pool resources, ...


  2. Healthwatch: Young Women and Heart AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 |

    A new study finds younger to middle aged women sometimes don't recover as well as men after a heart attack. 51 year old Sharon Bond says she was making dinner in her kitchen four years ago when she had a heart attack.


  3. Healthwatch: Peanut AllergiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 |

    A new study suggests many peanut allergies can be prevented. Researchers say their findings could lead to major changes in food allergy guidelines.


  4. Healthwatch: OrthorexiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 |

    Health experts say there is such a thing as trying to eat too healthy. Find out why it could have dangerous consquences.


  5. Healthwatch: Wednesday's Medical NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 |

    Young women need to pay attention to their hearts, while shorter hospital stays could lead to higher death rates. Check out some of the day's top health stories.


  6. Healthwatch: Winter Weather Effect on Blood DonationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 |

    Winter weather is definitely taking its toll on central Arkansas. The impact is being felt by the American Red Cross.


  7. Have your say on weight management services in UttlesfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Saffron Walden Reporter

    ... is leading on the development of this service, is also asking groups such as GPs, Patient Reference Groups and Healthwatch for their feedback. Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and ...


  8. Healthwatch: Symptoms to Keep An Eye Out For In ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 |

    It's the time of the year for cold, flu and stomach bugs. But many parents often wonder when is it time to call the pediatrician? Healthwatch has more on the symptoms parents should not ignore.


  9. Sir Bill Taylor: Where's that jargon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Lancashire Telegraph

    But only operating in a voluntary capacity in the world of further education & health & adult social care , I am trying to cut down on meetings, bloody or not! In my Healthwatch role I attended a meeting recently of senior health professionals. Could I follow it? When I get out of my meetings culture depth, one of my quips is:- is there a GOT? Eh? Glossary of Terms, say I wryly.


  10. Volunteering with Healthwatch Somerset 'saved my life' claims Elaine HodgsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Somerset County Gazette

    Elaine Hodgson, who felt like giving up when she suffered from anxiety and depression, said volunteering for the Healthwatch watchdog had been a wonderful experience. She said: "It gives me a purpose, a reason to get up in the morning and it is good to feel needed again.


  11. Healthwatch: Today's Top Health StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 |

    Even a little bit of physical activity can mean a lot for seniors. A new vaccine offers more protection against cervical cancer.


  12. Healthwatch: Tests Men Should GetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 |

    From colon cancer to heart disease, there are critical health concerns men need to take seriously and get tested for. 26 year old Zach Sussman see his doctor every year.


  13. Healthwatch: Tests Women NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 |

    From mammograms to pap smears, there are many screening tests that are critical for women, but they may not be getting. A colonoscopy picked up Cynthia Trogisch's stage three colon cancer.


  14. Former editor to chair board of HealthwatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | This is Oxfordshire

    EIGHT people including a former Oxford Mail editor have been appointed to the board of Healthwatch Oxfordshire, the county's official health and social care watchdog. They will replace members who have stepped down or who are due to do so, including chairwoman Jean Nunn-Price.


  15. A little CALM in HunstantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Lynn News

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Visiting the CALM Support Group at St Edmund's Church Hall in Hunstanton on Saturday, Henry Bellingham MP met organiser Debra Sautner from Somerset Villa, Lenny Sayers from Rebecca Court and Andrew Morgan from Healthwatch.


  16. Sir Bill Taylor: Can't be doing with Twit-FaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Lancashire Telegraph

    Drat, that's it! Just completed some survey/return & the top age category, the one I found membership of, was...61+! I don't like it! Earlier in the week, well tutored by a former youth work colleague, Jane Binnion, I attended an Introduction to Social Media hosted by our local Healthwatch. A few months ago I'd discussed social media with our son's father in law.


  17. Concern for NHS Foundation Trust in SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... sure these are appropriately addressed and that progress is monitored through the special measures action plan." Healthwatch in Suffolk and Norfolk, a body which collects the views of people who use health and social care services, said they had ...


  18. Healthwatch: Elderberry for KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 |

    Some parents are turning to a herbal remedy called Elderberry to help treat their child's cold. But does it work and is it safe? Kevin Brennan is whipping up some Elderberry syrup for his family using frozen Elderberries, blueberries, and honey.


  19. Healthwatch: Strong is the New SkinnyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 |

    More women are embracing a new gym trend - muscle. While men have been pumping iron for decades, many women are incorporating strength training into their workouts, focusing on toned bodies over thin ones.


  20. Want to contribute to The Bolton News letters page? E-mail the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 |

    ... by mentioning adults in care homes . Fluoridation is not just for the young; it benefits us all to some degree. Healthwatch, a charity acting on behalf of patients is currently undertaking a major national report highlighting how patients' oral ...