Urgent Care Survey Prize Draw Winner!

A few months ago in partnership with Bolton CCG, Bolton CVS and Bolton GP Federation, we ran a survey that was advertised on Facebook to find out people’s views on urgent care. We wanted to know more about what health conditions or health events people consider to be urgent. • We wanted to ask people where they would currently go …

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Forum- 15th May hosted by Bolton GP Federation

  Our next forum will be held on 15th May 9.30am to 12.30pm, Friends Meeting House, Silverwell St, Bolton. To book a place please contact deborah@healthwatchbolton.co.uk or tel: 01204 394603 More information will follow shortly.      

Have your say on our Priorities 2018/2019

Local Healthwatch exist to engage with local people on their experiences of, and views about, health and social care organisations. Every year we choose between four and six priority areas to focus on, based on what people tell us about their health and care services. Please click on the link to the survey below. This survey is asking you to …

Evening & Weekend GP Appointments now available in Bolton

  Bolton GP Federation are delighted to announce from Monday 19th March GP Appointments will be available Monday to Friday 6.30pm – 9.30pm at Deane Medical Centre.   Evening appointments Patients registered with a GP in Bolton can book appointments in our Deane hub from 6.30pm until 9.30pm Monday to Friday by contacting your own GP practice.   Weekend appointments   These …

Can you help us build a new website?

We are looking for a supplier to redevelop and manage both our Healthwatch Bolton and Healthwatch Wigan and Leigh websites. Please see attached document for details of how to express an interest. Deadline for applications is 28th March 2018.

Bolton Plan Neighbourhood Engagement Reports Launch

We recently launched our Bolton Plan Neighbourhood Engagement Reports at a well-attended event in January. Attendees discussed the findings of the reports and went on to decide what the next steps should be to progress some of the issues highlighted. In the future we hope to doing more work in each locality area. Watch this space as the work develops. …

Echo Dot Winner – Mr John Fox

We are pleased to announce that Mr John Fox is the winner of an Echo Dot when he entered our prize draw at our TEC event we held in summer. Mr Fox, aged 74 and from Harwood in Bolton is a retired carpenter and joiner by trade. A few years ago he was persuaded by local morris dancers to make …

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VOICE: Local (Healthwatch Bolton and Healthwatch Wigan and Leigh) Statement Healthwatch Bolton (now VOICE:local) accepted the generous grant you refer to from the former Directors of the now liquidated Healthwatch Wigan on a restricted funds basis. The Trustee board of VOICE:local, the organisation’s financial advisors and Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council – who are named in the Letter of Grant as …