16 April 2014
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Healthwatch Reading
Highbridge House
16-18 Duke Street
READING
RG1 4RU
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Healthwatch Reading

Healthwatch England

Voluntary organisationlast updated: 8 April 2014

RVA member organisation

Primary interest: Health & Wellbeing
Activity: Promotion & Awareness raising
Primary beneficiaries: --
Area of activity: Reading-wide

Telephone: 0118 902 3912
Email: info@healthwatchreading.co.uk
Web site: www.healthwatchreading.co.uk

Healthwatch Reading will be the new local consumer champion for both health and social care. Our aim is to give citizens and communities a stronger voice to influence and challenge how health and social care services are provided within Reading. We have the power to enter and view services; Influence how services are set up and commissioned by having a seat on the local health and wellbeing board; Produce reports which influence the way services are designed and delivered by commissioners; Pass information and recommendations to Healthwatch England and the Care Quality Commission (CQC); and provide information, advice and support about local services.

Charity number: 1151346
Company registration number: --
Legal name: Healthwatch Reading
Healthwatch Reading needs 10 volunteers, can you help?
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People

Ms Mandeep Sira - Healthwatch Manager
mandeep.sira@rva.org.uk
. LINk Co-ordinator
. Manage the transition from LINk to HealthWatch
. Promote the Involvement agenda.

Mrs Merlyn Barrett - Link Development Worker
Merlyn works with local people and groups to capture their views and experiences of health and social care services, and works with statutory service providers to help shape these services to meet local need. She leads on LINks work on Mental Health.

Mrs Sheena Maseoro - Link Development Worker
Sheena works with local people and groups to capture their views and experiences of health and social care services, and works with statutory service providers to help shape these services to meet local needs. She leads on LINks projects with health providers and social care services.

Relationships

Healthwatch Reading in partnership with Reading Voluntary Action (RVA)

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News from this organisation

Care Quality Commission looking for feeback about the Royal Berkshire Hospital

21 February 2014 - Healthwatch Reading

The Care Quality Commission (CQC), the national body responsible for making sure hospitals, care homes, dental and GP surgeries, and all other care services in England provide people with safe, effective, compassionate and high-quality care, and encourage them to make improvements. The CQC will be inspecting The Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading from 24th-26th March and they would like to hear views from people who have used the hospital and its service sites in the past year.
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Reading Voluntary Action Highbridge House, 16-18 Duke Street, Reading RG1 4RU
telephone 0118 957 4123
info@rva.org.uk

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