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
Report: listening and learning from unpaid carers
Unpaid carers told us about the support and services they would like to see included in North Somerset Council's Carers Strategy 2021 - 2024. This report was co-produced with North Somerset Parent Carers Working Together and the Alzheimer's Society.
30 April 2021
Register for workshops on Graham Road Surgery's £3.2 million upgrade
The Weston Rugby Club is now the preferred site for the relocation of Graham Road Surgery. Have your say on the £3.2 million upgrade planned to create a modern new GP surgery for people living in the centre of Weston.
27 April 2021
Have your say on the proposed Graham Road Surgery relocation
Do you have a view on the proposed relocation of Graham Road Surgery in Weston-super-Mare? Join a series of workshops for patients and local residents to get involved in the design and development of services as part of the proposed relocation.
16 April 2021
How to cope with lockdown if you have autism
Radio presenter and Asperger's champion Alex Manners spoke to Healthwatch ahead of his talk organised by Bristol Autism Support tomorrow (April 7th). His tips for coping with the pressures of Covid-19? "Find a project and focus on the next few days."
6 April 2021
Advice and Information
Vaccine research shows positive reaction among Asian communities
Sayd Ahmed from North Somerset Bangladeshi Association has been on a mission to speak to all Asian households in the area to encourage them the Covid vaccine is safe. He told HW he spoke to 2,200 people and they all were in favour of having it.
30 March 2021
"A sense of excitement and optimism doing something that matters," Julie's Covid jab story
"Staff at Brockway Medical Centre made me feel what I was doing was important, not just for me but for everyone else," Julie tells us having her vaccine was a very uplifting experience and one she will cherish.
18 March 2021