Patient Views Wanted on Prescribed Medication in Hospital and Sharing Information with Community Services

The 10 Healthwatch organisations in Greater Manchester are working with the Local Professional Network (LPN) to find out the public’s view on the introduction of an electronic referral system between pharmacy teams – such as hospital, community, general practice and mental health – across Greater Manchester and if they support the principle of sharing information this way. The LPN works …

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 …

Bolton Locality Plan

    If you would like further information about the  Bolton Locality Plan, please email: info@healthwatchbolton.co.uk