Where can I go to get help for my health out of hours?
Health issues unfortunately don't leave us alone at the weekend and people are often in need of medical assistance out of hours. Using NHS guidelines, we have provided some advice and information on where you can go for help when your GP is closed.
24 December 2018
Advice and Information
Living with Dementia: Experiences of People with Dementia, Families and Unpaid Carers Report 2018
In October 2017 Healthwatch Isle of Wight staff and volunteers visited ten dementia-focussed community groups across the Island, including all the Alzheimer cafes. People were informed of discussion sessions to be held and were invited to take part.
18 December 2018
Cancer Services for Isle of Wight Residents: Co-ordination, Travel and Urgent Assistance
In 2016/17 cancer services were again identified by Healthwatch Isle of Wight as a topic for special attention. In mid-2017 people were invited to take part in a survey if they had used cancer services since January 2016.
30 July 2018
Accident and Emergency Department Report 2017
Following the public consultation to determine Healthwatch Isle of Wight's workplan priorities, feedback received relating to the IW NHS Trust Accident and Emergency Department was analysed, four key themes were identified and a survey was undertaken
19 December 2017
Isle of Wight film to be shown ar Royal Society of Medicine Conference
An Isle of Wight film produced by Utility Films and Healthwatch Isle of Wight in collaboration with people with a learning disability will be presented at the Royal Society of Medicine Conference on the 20th November.
15 November 2017