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What did people in Gravesend tell us?
We recently visited Gravesham to hear from local people about their experiences of local health and social care services.
28 February 2019
Community mental health services : what have you told us?
We visited 6 community mental health units in 2018 talking to 86 people about their experience of using the service.
15 February 2019
Have you heard about improvements to hospital discharge in West Kent?
In 2018 we spoke to 89 people about their experience of being discharged from both Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital.
18 January 2019
What did people from Folkestone tell us?
Last month we visited Folkestone & Hythe District Council to talk to their staff about their experiences of local health & social care services. We met 230 people in total during our visit.
17 January 2019
What support is available for people with Dementia when they attend a hospital appointment?
For many of us attending an appointment at hospital can be daunting. For someone with Dementia, it can be terrifying!
16 January 2019
Focus on Neurological Services
In July 2018 we spoke to people with neurological conditions with their carers and staff working in neurological services.
6 January 2019
Spotlight on Gypsy & Traveller communities
Kent has one of the highest populations of Travellers in the UK. At Healthwatch Kent we regularly visit Traveller sites to hear directly from the community about the issues they face about health and social care services.
2 January 2019
Spotlight on Learning Disabilities
In the second of a new series of reports, we have highlighted the feedback we’ve heard from people with learning disabilities. Everything we have heard from people is included in the report.
2 January 2019
What should happen when GP surgeries close or merge?
Healthwatches across the South East have heard from people who are concerned about their GP surgery either closing or merging.
1 January 2019
What support is available for partially sighted patients?
Attending a hospital appointment can be daunting. If you struggle to read, hear, understand or communicate these worries can be extreme.
26 November 2018
Focus on Food Banks
Our parent company, Engaging Kent is working with Food Banks across Kent to support them to come together and create the Kent Food Bank Forum.
17 October 2018
Focus on hospital food
We asked patients in East Kent for their feedback about the food and drink they had received during their time in hospital in East Kent.
11 October 2018