Welcome to Healthwatch East Sussex
Healthwatch East Sussex gather people’s views of health and social care services in the county and make sure they are heard by the people in charge.
The people who fund and provide services have to listen to you, through us. So, whether you have had a good or bad experience, your views can help to make changes to services in East Sussex.
Our work covers all areas of health and social care. This includes GPs, hospitals, dentists, care homes, pharmacies, opticians and more. Join the conversation by sharing your experience or take a look at how you can get involved.
We also provide a free information and signposting service to help people access, understand, and navigate the health and care in East Sussex.
More information can be found by clicking here or calling our enquiries line on 0333 101 4007.
Feedback Centre for Health and Care services
Our Feedback Centre provides a unique opportunity for you to tell us, providers and the public your experience of using health and care services in East Sussex.
We want to hear whether your experience has been good, bad or indifferent.
We use your reviews to understand where services are working well, and where they can be improved.Visit the Feedback Centre
Young Healthwatch East Sussex is a youth voice group set up to shine a spotlight on the health and care issues that face children and young people across our county.
We combine traditional youth work practices with creativity, technology, and youth leadership, to create an exciting and engaging program for local young people to act as community ambassadors and support our projects and campaigns on children and young people’s health topics.Read more
Rye Listening Tour 2023
Our 2023 ‘Listening Tour’ captured feedback and experiences of health and care services from residents living in Rye and the Surrounding villages.
We are now in the process of finalising our activity and drawing together everything we heard.
If you want to find out more about the Listening tour, visit our webpage here.Read more
NHS England (London and South East regions) is holding a consultation about very specialist cancer treatment services for children living … Read more
This report provides an overview of the themes that the three Healthwatch in Sussex (Brighton &Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex) heard between June and September 2023, and the responses received from our health and care partners. A document summarising our recent publications is also provided.
‘You Said – We Did’ – November 2023
Healthwatch uses your feedback with health and care decision-makers to seek a positive difference, and this document sets out the issues you raised and any changes you have helped us to deliver during November 2023.
‘You Said – We Did’ – October 2023
Healthwatch uses your feedback with health and care decision-makers to seek a positive difference, and this document sets out the issues you raised and any changes you have helped us to deliver during October 2023.