Reports produced from the research our team has pulled together.
Healthwatch County Durham was approached by the Local Pharmaceutical Committee (LPC), and asked to carry out some research into under 25’s use of pharmacy services.
Young Person’s Pharmacy Services Report
Capturing the views of patients, visitors and staff about the smoke-free policy - “change is in the air”
Research into County Durham residents’ views of the flu vaccine, the barriers to, and perceptions of, getting vaccinated
Flu Vaccination Report
Capturing the views of patients about the care they have received
Bishop Auckland Hospital Report - Ward 6
An independent observation report on engagement activities across North-West Durham
Shotley Bridge Community Hospital Services Report
Healthwatch gives people across Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham a say on the future of NHS services in their communities.
Healthwatch England Long Term Plan North Report
Healthwatch gives people across County Durham, Darlington, Teesside, Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby a say on the future of NHS services in their communities.
Healthwatch England Long Term Plan South Report
Research into the experience of tenants residing in outsourced supported living schemes in County Durham
Supported Living Report
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Making sure vascular services are high quality and sustainable now and into the future.
Vascular Services Report
Research into the experience of patients and family/carers accessing dementia services in County Durham.
Dementia Services report
Research into the experience of primary care staff and patients in County Durham.
Primary Care Navigation report
This was a joint review for both North Durham and Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield CCGs. Both CCGs have acknowledged the content of the report and the main themes that have emerged from the evaluation.
CCGs response to our report and recommendations
Research into the experiences of mental health for patients and staff working in County Durham.
Mental Health Services report
Research into the experiences of young people and their parents/carers in County Durham on transitioning from children's services to adult services.
Research into the access of GP appointments in County Durham.
GP appointments report
Research into the uptake of cervical screening (smear tests) in County Durham and ways to increase this.
Cervical screening report
Research into the uptake of screening and the experiences of women in County Durham
Breast Cancer Screening Report
Research into patient access to stroke support services in County Durham
Stroke Services Report
Health screening in County Durham- Research into the experiences of vulnerable women and uptake of health screening in County Durham
Vulnerable Women Report
Research into the uptake of bowel cancer screening in County Durham
Bowel Cancer Screening
Research into the accessibility of care home websites
Care Home Website Report
A report into the experiences of people with learning disabilities accessing annual health checks
Learning Disabilities Annual Health Check Engagement
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Service user consultation results on care homes for people with learning disabilities.
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Healthwatch County Durham has made recommendations on STP and Better Health Programme engagement across the county.
Investigating good practice in the delivery of smoking cessation in pregnancy and increasing the number of mothers choosing to breastfeed their babies.
Maternity Services Report
Research into the experiences of people accessing pharmacy services in County Durham
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