Local health and social care consumer champion, Healthwatch County Durham, is in the process of planning work for the next 18 months and would love to hear what you think the priorities should be. The Board have selected seven topics for you to choose from, with a focus on people’s experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic. The topics are:

• Care and Support at Home • Mental Health Support

• Getting Help from Your GP • NHS 111 Service

• Diagnosis and Treatment for Cancer and Other Services,

• Non-Emergency Patient Transport

• Accessing Dental Treatment.

Tell us what you think by completing a very short survey and you might be in with the chance of winning a voucher, just for sharing your thoughts! As a thank you, one lucky person, chosen at random, will receive a £50 supermarket voucher. Don’t worry if you don’t have access to the internet you can call the helpful Healthwatch team for free on 0800 304 7039 and we’ll either talk you through the questions or send you a copy in the post. If you do prefer to tell us what you think online, don’t delay, go to:


and complete the survey today.

The survey will run until 25th September 2020 and the voucher winner will be randomly selected and informed by 30th September 2020.