1. Advice and Information - 24 December 2018

    Health issues unfortunately don't leave us alone at the weekend and people are often in need of medical assistance out of hours. Using NHS guidelines, we have provided some advice and information on where you can go for help when your GP is closed.
  2. Advice and Information - 4 May 2020

    If you are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse, or are worried about someone who might be, find out where you can go for advice and help.
  3. Advice and Information - 25 March 2022

    With all the changes to health and care services, it's not always clear where you should go to report an urgent issue, to make a complaint or for further information.
  4. Advice and Information - 11 April 2022

    Find out why vaccinating yourself against COVID-19 is important, how you can get vaccinated in Lewisham, and more.
  5. Report - 31 January 2019

    The aim of the research was to obtain the views and (LTP) experiences of Lewisham residents to support the local implementation of the NHS Long Term Plan. We carried out local engagement and enabled people including seldom heard communities to have their say in how the NHS can better take care of them and how the care they received can be improved.
  6. Report - 5 August 2019

    The six Healthwatch in south east London engaged with residents to ensure their voices will help shape the local implementation of the NHS Long Term Plan. The public were asked to give their views on improving local services; share their ideas on how people can live healthier lives and what improvements they think could be made to help people access services quickly.
  7. Report - 31 July 2018

    In our role as the patient voice we know that men share less feedback about health and care services than women.
    We ran this project to find out how men in Lewisham look after their mental health and what stops them from speaking up about their issues.
  8. Report - 24 January 2018

    We embarked on a project which built on our previous work, to see whether patient experience has improved following the introduction of AIS. We also assessed local implementation of the Standard.
  9. Advice and Information - 12 April 2022

    All London residents can now create a personalised care plan that works for them.
  10. Report - 1 June 2016

    This study was conducted by Healthwatch’s Community Engagement Officer, who visited 5 food banks across the boroughs of Bromley and Lewisham. Those in attendance were informally interviewed about their experiences of accessing health and social care services and the circumstances which has caused them to access community services in the borough.
  11. Report - 1 May 2016

    In late 2015, Healthwatch Lewisham engaged with communities that don’t speak English as their first language including Vietnamese, Tamil, Polish, Turkish and Refugee groups. We engaged with 95 individuals which covered a broad range of demographics. Many people engaged with were parents or carers and many recognised themselves as being disabled.
  12. Report - 15 May 2016

    Through this report, Healthwatch Bromley and Lewisham draws attention to the experiences of access to health and social care services faced by members of the Polish community living in Lewisham.
  13. Report - 15 November 2015

    We attended this event to raise awareness of the Self Care week and importance of self-care and to encourage stakeholders to take part in the campaign and to encourage self-care to their service users.
  14. Report - 30 April 2015

    One in four Lewisham residents is under 19 years old. Healthwatch Lewisham has a responsibility to engage with children, young people as well as parents and carers to find out what they think of the local health and social care services.
  15. Report - 20 April 2015

    Healthwatch Lewisham contacted the leader of Lewisham’s Diabetes UK Support Group to find out about the experiences of the group’s members using community care services as part of an Inquiry into Community Care Services.
  16. Report - 10 April 2015

    The aim of the project is to promote wellbeing and signpost public as appropriate to the services available for respiratory disseises sufferers through Breathing Well Champions volunteer outreach role.
  17. Report - 15 December 2014

    On Monday 15 December, Healthwatch Lewisham held its 2nd annual event. Over 110 people attended including over 35 representatives from organisations and community groups, a reflection of the powerful voice Healthwatch Lewisham provides for service users of health and social care locally.
  18. Report - 31 October 2014

    Between April and October 2014, Healthwatch Lewisham has engaged with a variety of service users, carers, community and voluntary sector groups and staff, as well as the local residents in Lewisham to listen to their experiences of enablement and integrated care.
  19. Report - 30 June 2014

    This report presents the findings of service user feedback collated from engagement sessions carried out at the Kaleidoscope Children’s Centre in Lewisham.
  20. Advice and Information - 14 April 2022

    Safeguarding means protecting people’s health, wellbeing, and human rights, and enabling them to live away from harm, abuse, and neglect. It’s fundamental to high-quality health and social care.
  21. News - 19 April 2022

    Let’s Talk Health and Care, a new online engagement platform, has been launched by South East London CCG alongside the South East London Integrated Care System.
  22. Report - 1 April 2022

    HWL Patient Experience Report Q3 summarising patient experience gathered that quarter.
  23. Report - 1 July 2022

    Healthwatch Lewisham Annual Report 2021-2022