BBC Radio Norfolk appearance

      Healthwatch Norfolk CEO, Alex Stewart appeared on BBC Radio Norfolk’s breakfast show with Nick Conrad to discuss the work of the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) in Norfolk and Waveney. Antek Lejk (STP Executive Lead) and Patricia Hewitt (STP Chair) also appeared on the show. They answered questions from members of the […]

GP Out of Hours

We are carrying out a project around GP Out of Hours and NHS 111 as part of our priority work for 2017-2018. The survey is for anyone who has tried to use, or has used the GP Out of Hours and/or NHS 111 service. We are keen to understand how easy it is for people […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD Project)

Healthwatch Norfolk are currently undertaking a priority project focussed around Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) services. We are looking to gather a greater understanding of people’s experiences of local ASD services across Norfolk. We know that ASD can affect many individuals and families, which can often define what services both them and their child may need […]

IT viewed as greatest barrier to joint working across health sector

A report published today by Healthwatch Norfolk, exploring working relationships between local health services, reveals incompatible IT systems as the single greatest barrier to joined up working in our region. The report marks the end of a year-long project focused on developing a better understanding of healthcare professionals’ interactions with General Practice and secondary care […]

Autism Positive: A day of discovery, sharing and celebration

Positive will be holding an ‘Autism Positive’ event in Norfolk providing opportunities for sharing, discovering and celebrating, through meeting others, networking, information stands, ‘Autism Positive’ sessions, bringing together various providers and suppliers. It will also be an opportunity to meet, hear and learn from people with Autism. The event will be held at The Theatre Royal, Theatre […]

The Big Conversation- Dying Matters 12th May 10.00am – 3.00pm

This week is Dying Matters Awareness week 2016. The event, hosted by Healthwatch Norfolk is about creating an environment that is relaxed, approachable and encourages us all to talk about dying, death and bereavement in an open and honest way. We hope the day will answer any questions you may have and that you feel […]

On-line consultation on the Norfolk Youth Support Model

Children’s Services spends approximately £1.6m on youth support programmes across Norfolk. Some of this money is used to fund projects which support vulnerable young people and pay for the Youth Advisory Boards, which give young people a voice about the support and activities on offer for young people across Norfolk. Children’s Services have recently discussed […]