Healthwatch Isle of Wight has won 2 national awards that celebrate the difference local Healthwatch have made to health and social care in the past year.
Chosen from over 150 entries, Healthwatch Isle of Wight has won awards for its work on Residential and Nursing Care Homes for the following categories:
Engagement in service improvement
For the local Healthwatch who has influenced local health and social care providers through evidence from the experiences of their local community, resulting in positive change.
The NICE better care award:
Sponsored by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, this special award will celebrate the most outstanding example of where a local Healthwatch has been able to help improve local health or care services by using NICE advice or guidance.