New NHS waiting times figures – Healthwatch England response
Two-thirds fewer people are waiting more than two years for elective care, new figures have shown. Our national director Louise Ansari highlights that low income, gender and ethnicity affect people’s experience of waiting.
23 June 2022
Lack of NHS dental appointments widens health inequalities, warns Healthwatch
A new survey of public attitudes to NHS dentistry shows that half of the adults in England find dental charges unfair amid escalating living costs. We have warned decision-makers that NHS dentistry is in desperate need of reform.
20 May 2022
British public satisfaction with the NHS lowest in 25 years – Healthwatch England response
More people in England, Scotland and Wales are now dissatisfied (41%) with the NHS than are satisfied for the first time since 2002, according to a report from King’s Fund and Nuffield Trust.
30 March 2022
Lost for words – improving access to healthcare for ethnic minority communities
People with little or no English struggle at all points of their healthcare journey. Our new research shines a light on barriers and delays to care they often experience and calls for equal access for all.
22 March 2022