Carers Week 2024


Carers Week (10th– 16th June) champions the role of carers and the contributions they make. This year’s theme, ‘Putting carers … Read more

Get the help you need with the dental helpline


The Sussex Dental Helpline is available to help people access the dental care they need, as quickly and conveniently as … Read more

Updated: Dentistry – A Healthwatch guide to your rights and accessing the treatment you need


Dentistry continues to be one of the most common reasons people contact us at Healthwatch East Sussex. Reasons included challenges … Read more

Free blood pressure checks


Cardiovascular disease (CVD), is a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels and causes 1 in 4 … Read more

You can make a difference and improve health and care for people in your area


We champion public and patient voice in health and care, we listen to people’s views and make sure they are … Read more

Volunteers Week 2023


This week (1-7 June) is Volunteers Week, a national opportunity to recognise the incredible contribution volunteers make across our communities … Read more

Experiences of dentistry in Sussex: HWiS Poll 2022-23


  Healthwatch in Sussex is working to gather the latest insight into people’s experiences of using or seeking to access … Read more

Looking after your mental wellbeing this winter


  We often know how to care for our physical health and what to do when we’re unwell or injured. … Read more

East Sussex Community Voice the patient champion for East Sussex


East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) is delighted to have been awarded the Healthwatch East Sussex (HWES) contract to deliver the … Read more

Accessing Health and Care Services over the festive period


Many health and care services change their working hours over the Christmas and New Year period. We have drawn together … Read more

Top ten tips when accessing NHS dentistry


  The NHS provides the essential treatments needed to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy and free of pain. … Read more

NHS Dentistry – What you need to know


Since the pandemic started we have received lots of enquiries about how to access an NHS dental appointment or emergency … Read more

Are you struggling to access health or care services? Do you have positive feedback or ideas for improvements to share?


  Our Information and Signposting Service is here to help Our information and signposting team can support you with any … Read more

Last chance to tell us your views on COVID-19 Vaccinations: One week to go


  During the last month Healthwatch East Sussex has been capturing the experiences of people who have been vaccinated and … Read more

How Will Tier Two Affect You?


Today the Government announced that East Sussex will be moving into Tier 2 local restrictions from Wednesday 2nd December. Tier 2 is … Read more

What people in Sussex told Healthwatch about their views on the NHS Long Term Plan


648 people told their local Healthwatch what matters most to them about the NHS in Sussex in a report published … Read more

Issue 8 of the East Sussex Better Together stakeholder briefing


East Sussex’s four health and social care commissioning organisations, the three CCGs and East Sussex County Council (ESCC,) are working … Read more

Our new feedback centre


The Feedback Centre is our new online feedback tool. From wherever they choose, people will be able to use the … Read more

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