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Healthwatch warns of dentistry crisis

Graham Robson February 11, 2021

Healthwatch England has announced a dental crisis as a result of local Healthwatch, including Brighton & Hove, sharing concerns from local people trying to access dental services during the pandemic

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Improving directions inside the Royal Sussex County Hospital

Besi Besemar July 16, 2019

Do you have problems finding your way around the Royal Sussex County Hospital?  The Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton wants to understand more about how easy or difficult it is to find your way around the hospital.

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Healthwatch launch 2019 GP patient survey

Graham Robson April 14, 2019

Healthwatch Brighton & Hove, an independent watchdog for health and social care services in the city, launch their 2019 GP patient survey to help develop a picture of how local primary care is performing and improve the service.

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New report reveals vulnerable people applying for benefits in the City receive “shocking” treatment

Besi Besemar February 15, 2018

Healthwatch Brighton and Hove, the local consumer champion for health and social care finds vulnerable people applying for Personal Independence Payments (PIP) and Employment Support Allowance (ESA) have their applications routinely declined. 

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Inspectors recommend Royal Sussex County Hospital be put into special measures

Besi Besemar August 17, 2016

In a report published today, The Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton (RSCH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH), Haywards Heath are both singled out for severe criticism.

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Whitehawk GP surgery placed in ‘Special Measures’

Besi Besemar April 28, 2016

A report from the Care Quality Commission [CQC] report places Whitehawk GP practice, in Special Measures. The Broadway GP Surgery in Whitehawk, Brighton has been found inadequate by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and given 6 months to remedy the significant number of issues that have been found to be substandard in the surgery.

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