Carers Rights Day – 25 November 2021

Get the support you need Many people have caring responsibilities for family and friends.  This means they have to juggle their own lives, including work or studying, with caring for their loved ones.  The Covid-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the lives of...

What to expect when waiting for care

Information and advice from Healthwatch England, September 2021 Waiting for planned medical care or surgery can be a frustrating time.  That’s why it’s so important that while you wait, you get regular, clear, and accessible updates so that you can plan your next...

The power of peer-to-peer work with young people

Young Listeners project blog By Lindsey Fish, Healthwatch Dorset Youth Engagement Officer – August 2021 In spite of their own commitments, changes in circumstance, and dealing with a national pandemic, our Young Listeners have been busy throughout the summer,...