Healthwatch

Healthwatch Solihull is one of 152 Local Healthwatch organisations in England which champions high quality health and care on behalf of consumers. It has the power to make sure that patient and customer voices are heard by the people responsible for health and care services in Solihull.

You can get involved with Healthwatch Solihull by:

With Healthwatch you can rate your local doctor’s surgery with its GP Survey and provide feedback for:istock_000055999200_full_1

  • home care in Solihull
  • Solihull social services
  • hospitals
  • pharmacy and chemists
  • dentists
  • disability services
  • mental health care
  • physical health services
  • residential homes and nursing homes

It can also provide support if you need to complain about NHS services with the NHS Independent Complaints Advocacy Service (ICAS).

The Healthwatch Solihull priorities are:

  • Developing a volunteer workforce through a new programme of activity
  • Improving communication and organisation of evidence through a new website and feedback centre
  • Improving stakeholder engagement with the creation of a forum made up of patients, service users, health and care staff and voluntary and community sector workers
  • Working with young people and providing a Young people’s Forum in association with Solihull Sixth Form College
  • Improving knowledge and awareness about Dementia and assisting towards the best possible outcomes for older people