QEH Promises Better Communication

QEH Promises Better Communication

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is promising to work even harder at communicating with patients and the community. The hospital asked patients watchdog Healthwatch Norfolk to find out how information is given to people at the moment, and if it could be improved. It was...
Watchdog Warns ‘No NHS Dentists In Norfolk’

Watchdog Warns ‘No NHS Dentists In Norfolk’

The county’s health watchdog says people are finding it impossible to find NHS dental care. Healthwatch Norfolk has joined forces with other Healthwatch organisations across Britain to find out how bad things are. In Norfolk, patients are finding it is impossible to...
Mental Health Care Rated Inadequate

Mental Health Care Rated Inadequate

The organisation which oversees and provides mental health care in West Norfolk has been judged inadequate by inspectors following an inspection. The Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust was found to have improved some of its care but there were areas were things...
QEH Pledges To Be More Accessible

QEH Pledges To Be More Accessible

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn is pledging to do more to help patients who are blind, deaf or have a learning disability to have their communication needs met. By law, all health services are supposed to do this and the patients watchdog Healthwatch...
Community Mental Health Survey Starts

Community Mental Health Survey Starts

A study is getting under way to see if adults in West Norfolk are seeing changes and improvements in the mental health care they receive. Healthwatch Norfolk has been asked to talk to both patients and their loved ones to see if they have noticed improvements in their...