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Welcome to our first edition in 2019


 In this issue:


  • Have your say!
  • Get on Board Tameside
  • Save the date - PEN conference
  • Healthwatch England annual report
  • NHS long term plan
  • Care Quality Commission reports


Have your say!

Have you used health or care services in Tameside during the last 12 months?

Healthwatch Tameside would like to hear about your experience - was it good or could improvements be made?

Please complete one of our short surveys:

General survey: https://www.healthwatchtameside.co.uk/our-survey

Young people's survey: https://www.healthwatchtameside.co.uk/young-peoples-survey

The information provided is used anonymously by Healthwatch Tameside to influence change within local services. We encourage sharing of good practice.


Get on Board Tameside

Action Together are hosting an event for people looking to volunteer as a Trustee. It will be held on Thursday 7 February 2019 from 5 – 7pm.
The venue is Tapsters, 31 Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 6LA.

Healthwatch Tameside are looking for additional board members. Please come along to the event and chat to us.

For more information, and details on booking a place, please see the flyer.



Save the date - PEN conference

The next Partnership Engagement Network (PEN) Conference is on Monday 4 February 2019, from 9.30am to 2pm.

It will be held at Hyde Town Hall.

Information about the PEN can be found at https://www.tameside.gov.uk/tamesideandglossopPEN

Places can be booked at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/partnership-engagement-network-conference-4th-february-2019-tickets-54403872447

Healthwatch England annual report

The Healthwatch network heard from 406,567 people, carers and staff during the last year about what they think of health and social care services.
To find out more, have a look at the annual report submitted to Parliament in December 2018.
NHS long term plan

The NHS has launched the long term plan.

A summary of the plan is available here.

Care Quality Commission reports

These reports have been issued by the Care Quality Commission since our last ebulletin. Clicking on the links will take you to the relevant CQC website page.
Millgate Healthcare Partnership - https://www.cqc.org.uk/location/1-583361825



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