Patient awareness and use of NHS medical services: Findings from the Millway Medical Practice in Barnet
This project set out to explore awareness and use of different medical services available in Barnet, amongst residents attending a GP surgery. Millway Medical Practice was approached as a key location to carry out this project.
14 June 2018
Engaging Local People in the North London Partners Urgent and Emergency Care Programme – Summary and Reports
Healthwatch Camden co-ordinated work by five local Healthwatch organisations, in Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington to help local residents have a say in plans for urgent and emergency care in North London.
We helped local residents and service providers to share their ideas on improving services and work out some action plans. These plans are now being used as the guide to future work on urgent and emergency care.
18 May 2018
Enter and View: Cricklewood Health Centre and Walk-in Centre
Our team of staff and trained volunteers conducted an announced Enter and View visit to Cricklewood Health Centre as part of our planned strategy to look at a range of Health and Social Care services within the London Borough of Barnet.
8 May 2018
Home Care in Barnet - A report on the experiences of local home carers and home care agencies
Healthwatch Barnet sought the views of home care agency managers and home carers to paint a more comprehensive picture of the experiences and challenges around delivering home care services locally.
Overall, six home care agency managers and 46 home carers were interviewed.
8 May 2018
Enter and View: Heathgrove Lodge
This was an announced E&V visit as part of a planned set of visits to observe the quality of care provided. After an original visit on 18 July 2017, the purpose of this visit was to meet with the manager and clarify issues from the previous visit.
10 April 2018
Experiences of podiatry services in Barnet
After being made aware of issues for service users not being able to continue accessing NHS podiatry services, Healthwatch Barnet decided to look at the alternatives that are available locally to understand the options open to Barnet residents.
12 February 2018
Enter and View: Sydmar Lodge Residential Home
This was an announced E&V visit as part of a planned set of visits investigating the mealtime experiences of residents at a range of care and nursing homes within Barnet. Sydmar Lodge is a residential home observing Jewish religious requirements.
19 December 2017
Enter and View: Elmstead House
This was an announced E&V visit as part of a planned set of visits to obtain a better idea of the quality of care provided. Elmstead House, provides care for up to 50 people divided into 2 units, one for dementia and one for mental health diagnosis.
31 October 2017
Enter and View: Goodwin Court, Sanctuary Supported Living
This was an announced E&V visit as part of a planned strategy to look at a range of Sheltered Housing Units within Barnet to observe the services provided. Goodwin Court is a Sheltered Housing Extra Care unit opened in 2008 near to East Barnet.
25 October 2017
Patients' expereinces of transport to cancer appointments
Healthwatch talked to cancer patients to learn about their experience of travelling to their appointments in and from Barnet. The report sheds light on the patient experience of cancer transport services, which is not captured elsewhere.
15 October 2017