Healthwatch Reports

This page contains recent published Healthwatch reports. 

We have tried to cover many topics. All our reports are based on direct feedback from users of health and care services in Devon.  Please keep your feedback coming so that we can keep managers of health and care services informed about the things that matter to you.

HWE advice on NHS’s objectives for 2020-21

Each year, we share with Government the issues we believe should be included in the objectives for the NHS for the year ahead. Read our advice and find out how the NHS Mandate this has been affected by COVID-19.

What people are telling HWE: October - December 2019

Find out what the public has been telling us about health and social care from October to December. This briefing also looks at and examines emerging themes across services, focusing on healthcare for trans people, and access to wheelchair services.

What matters to people using A&E

Our latest briefing illustrates the chain of factors which impact on people’s experiences in A&E.

Young people's mental health and wellbeing research

Find out what young people told us they want from mental health support and services.

What people want from the next ten years of the NHS

When the NHS Long Term Plan was published in January 2019 we were asked by NHS England to engage people across the country about how people wanted the priorities to be implemented locally. Here’s what over 40,000 people told us.

HWE annual report 2018-19

Last year, Healthwatch supported over 336,000 people to share their story about health and social care. These views resulted in over 7,200 recommendations to services about the improvements that people would like to see.

Autumn 2019

Voices is our in-house quarterly magazine featuring a range of stories and information relating to health and social care in Devon. 

Summer 2019

Voices is our in-house quarterly magazine featuring a range of stories and information relating to health and social care in Devon. 

Healthwatch Devon Annual Report 2020

Our Annual Report for 2019/20 , showing all of our statutory activities and more.

Walking the Patch

A Healthwatch Devon Enter & View Experience of Maternity Services, University Hospitals Plymouth, 23rd September 2019

Your Views 2019

 The experiences we gather are entered (anonymously) into our evidence bank. This  ‘Your Views’ report is a summary of what people  told us from July – September 2019.

HW Devon Annual Report 18/19

Our sixth annual report sets out what people think of current care and how we have helped services hear what works, what doesn’t and what local people want from care in the future.

NHS Long Term Plan Report - May 2019

A collaboration report with Healthwatch Plymouth and Torbay showing what people in Devon think of the NHS Long Term Plan.

All of the feedback of nearly 1000 people in Devon will be fed directly into the development of the NHS’s local plans.