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  • Healthwatch Lincolnshire menstrual health survey webinar

    Healthwatch Lincolnshire’s first campaign of 2024 focussed on menstrual health. Little is known about the experiences of people in Lincolnshire who have menstrual health conditions or are going through menopause, so we wanted to hear from service users and health and social care professionals. This is particularly important now because through the UK Government’s Women’s…

  • HWLincs July 2024 Newsletter

    Welcome to the July 2024 newsletter. Here’s what we’ve been up to and what’s coming up. Volunteers Week Summer got off to a wet start but has now arrived in full. We marked the start of summer with a trip out to the beautiful Whisby Nature Park near Lincoln. The purpose of this outing was…

  • Helped with our hospital discharge survey? Join the briefing session

    If you filled out a hospital discharge survey, you’re invited to sign up for a briefing session in which you can provide more feedback and help to shape the service. Your feedback was greatly appreciated by the discharge team. They will build on this with a briefing session where you can give more input how…

  • Talking about immunisations

    Vaccines and your children – help us to understand your views People choose not to vaccinate their children for all sorts of reasons. If you have chosen to decline any of your child’s age 0-5 vaccines, we’d like to hear why. HWLincs is an independent charity researching these reasons and would like to speak to…

  • Coffee, cake and a huge thanks to our volunteers for Volunteers’ Week

    HWLincs team members and volunteers celebrated Volunteers Week with a coffee morning at the picturesque Whisby Nature Park near Lincoln. Volunteers are essential to the charity and their dedication keeps everything running and the wellbeing of our community improving. So it was great to spend a morning enjoying coffee, cake and a chat to catch…

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    Lincolnshire Sensory Services visit HWLincs

    Lincolnshire Sensory Services joined the HWLincs team to give an overview of all the ways they help people and families affected by sensory loss, from support to technology solutions. The morning of the May HWLincs team meeting was spent in the excellent company of Lincolnshire Sensory Services team members, along with British Sign Language interpreter,…

  • Professor Derek Ward delivers a speech at a Healthwatch event

    Ageing Better and Moving Forward Together at YourVoice@Healthwatch

    The Director of Public Health and the NHS director of Nursing and Quality spoke at Healthwatch Lincolnshire’s April YourVoice@Healthwatch event at Boston’s Jakemans Stadium. Healthwatch Lincolnshire welcomed more than 80 guests at Friday’s event, which hosted a marketplace for service providers and charities, as well as talks from two guest speakers.   Prof. Derek Ward,…

  • Boston to Botany Bay, Australia 20,000 km (approx.)

    As part of our Social Responsibility and Wellbeing Programme, we are walking from Boston to Botany Bay in Australia.. not literally, we hasten to add! We collect and record the steps our team members and trustees do as part of their daily, weekly and monthly activities and see how far we get, so far, we’ve…

  • World Mental Health Day with Coffee & Company

    This World Mental Health Day we were back out with Coffee & Company, our workplace wellness and mental health support scheme. Our hosts were Point74, a lifecycle management software firm that cares deeply about the health and wellbeing of its staff. We worked together during the Coffee & Company pilot scheme earlier this year and it’s…

  • HWLincs October Newsletter: Navaz joins us as the New CEO

    The latest edition of the HWLincs newsletter is here, find out what we’ve been up to.