Many young people seeking mental health support struggle to find it
75 per cent of parents and young people responding to a Healthwatch North Somerset survey have had mental health concerns. People told us they had to “fight” for support and services were "swamped meaning no help was available."
9 July 2021
Why do we need to collect demographic information when you share your views with us?
When you share your views with us, we ask for demographic information such as your gender, sexual orientation, age, and ethnicity. Here's why we collect this information, and what we use it for.
18 June 2021
Advice and Information
100% of visitors seeking urgent support were 'very satisfied' with their experience at Safe Haven
Safe Haven, a place for people in acute emotional distress, switched to providing remote support to people in distress during the COVID-19 pandemic. In March 2021, it opened its doors and was able to provide face-to-face support for those in need.
1 June 2021
Our survey to help improve bladder and bowel care features in national showcase
Healthwatch North Somerset is delighted that our work with Bristol Health Partners on how easy it was for people to get help from bladder and bowel services during Covid-19 has been included in a national research portfolio.
11 May 2021
Portishead Dementia Friendly Communities are running a series of events for Dementia Action Week
This Dementia Action Week 2021 (17 – 23 May), Portishead Dementia Friendly Communities are running a range of sessions for anyone who is interested in finding out more about dementia and the help available.
11 May 2021