Most patients are positive about their hospital care, but discharge delays and access to support once home remain a concern – particularly for the frail
The majority of people who stayed as an inpatient in hospital were happy with the care they received, had confidence in the doctors and nurses treating them and felt their fundamental needs were met, according to a national survey from the CQC,
2 July 2020
Healthwatch Rochdale Annual Report shows how sharing your experience made a difference in 2019/20
Healthwatch Rochdale has published their 2019/20 Annual Report ‘Guided by you’ demonstrating how the people of the Rochdale borough have made a difference to local NHS and social care services.
30 June 2020
Heading out of covid ‘smear slump’
New figures released to mark Cervical Screening Awareness Week earlier this month showed that the number of smear tests carried out in Greater Manchester during the coronavirus pandemic has fallen by more than 80% since lockdown began on 23 March.
24 June 2020
Accessible coronavirus testing centre in Rochdale town centre
A new pilot ‘walk through’ coronavirus testing site is opening at the Town Hall car park off Packer Street in Rochdale town centre. The facility is for people displaying coronavirus symptoms who do not have access to a vehicle.
8 June 2020
Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do
The government has set out its plan to return life to as near normal as we can, for as many people as we can, as quickly and fairly as possible in order to safeguard livelihoods, but in a way that is safe and continues to protect our NHS.
1 June 2020