Help with changes to English language proficiency policy

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) wants patients’ insights to help it improve the way it assesses the English language abilities of the health professionals it regulates.  The HCPC regulates a variety of health and care professionals working in the UK in the NHS and private sector. It is considering changes in how professionals’ […]

01 November 2023

Healthwatch Wirral Presents the Carers Christmas Fayre: A Day of Support, Information, and Festive Fun

Healthwatch Wirral are delighted to announce the upcoming Carers Christmas Fayre, scheduled for Monday 18th December, from 11:00AM to 3:00PM. This heart-warming event will take place at the Serpentine Road Family Church Hall, Liscard Road, Wallasey, CH44 0AA. The Carers Christmas Fayre aims to bring together people from across Wirral who look after other adults […]

01 November 2023

Questions Asked by Healthcare Professionals

Healthwatch Wirral are often asked by members of the public why they are asked questions at an appointment that seem very personal and not relevant. A lot of what you are asked is so services are delivered fairly and to meet your needs. This is called monitoring. What you tell them about yourself helps them […]

01 November 2023

Healthwatch Wirral Training & Developments

Healthwatch is a statutory service that influences how Health & Social Care services work in our area. Healthwatch has the legal power to visit health & social care services to see what is working well and identify any areas for improvement. The evidence collected is used to make people’s experiences better. To do this, skilled and […]

01 November 2023

Ask Your Pharmacist Week (30 October – 6 November): how your local pharmacy can support you

It’s ‘Ask Your Pharmacist Week’ and health professionals in Cheshire and Merseyside are reminding you about the range of healthcare services and support available at your local pharmacy. Pharmacists are experts in the use of medicines, managing minor illnesses such as coughs and colds, itchy eyes and earache and providing free and confidential health and wellbeing advice. […]

30 October 2023

WCHC is proud to be an Armed Forces friendly organisation – Silver ESR

Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust (WCHC) is a Veteran Aware NHS Trust. The organsiation is committed to supporting the armed forces communities and recognise the experiences and skills ex-military personnel have gained through their service. Team WCHC is proud to have received two prestigious accreditations: The Trust was formally presented with its […]

26 October 2023