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If it matters to you, it's likely it matters to someone else too. We want to hear your views. Get in touch and share your story.

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Healthy Young Minds/Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services Patient Experience Research

This research gives a picture of the experience that parents and carers have had when using Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in their local area. This research also includes the views of professional many of whom refer young people to CAMHS or related mental health services.

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Lets Talk to the “Seldom Heard”

Healthwatch Rochdale in partnership with local groups, will run targeted workshop sessions in the community to gather the voice of the seldom heard in regards to health and social care. This collected information will be used to influence those who commission and provide services to give an independent picture of what’s actually happening on the front line.

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Enter and View Programme

Healthwatch Rochdale are carrying out a programme of Enter and View visits into nine care homes across the Rochdale Borough following the success of last year's programme.

The 2018/19 programme was based on eight care quality indicators developed by Independent Age but for the 2019/20 programme Healthwatch Rochdale has included a ninth indicator which focuses on the environment.

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NHS Long Term Plan – What Would You Do?

The NHS published its Long Term Plan on 7 January 2019. The Plan, which was developed in partnership with frontline health and care staff, patients and their families, focuses on several key changes. The Healthwatch network has been commissioned by NHS England to listen to your views on what those changes should look like in your community.

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How will Digital First primary care effect you ?

Digital-first primary care will become a new option for every patient, improving fast access to convenient primary care. Over the next five years every patient in England will have a new right to choose this option – usually from their own practice or, if they prefer, from one of the new digital GP providers. 

Healthwatch Rochdale are currently gathering experience from patients around their views of online GP services. 

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