To gather a full understanding of the experience of health and care services during the Covid-19 outbreak, over a period over of 12 weeks (end of May to end of August 2020) Healthwatch Calderdale and partners used a variety of different engagement approaches and tools including a survey and virtual focus groups to talk to people living and working in Calderdale.


Click here to see what people told us:

To view responses from health and care employees during the Covid-19 outbreak, click the link below

To view the appendices for our reports click the link below

If you require an accessible version of our report please click the link below

To view the creative stories we gathered from adults, children and young people click the links below:

We were able to capture the feedback in many different forms. Please find below our main report including a accessible report and the staff responses report. We are able to provide a compilation of creative feedback provided by members of the public into individual reports as well. If there are any issues with any of these reports please get in contact with us on or by phone 01422 399 433.


Related Reports

Children and Young People

In 2019 Healthwatch Calderdale embarked on a project to collect the experiences of children and young people on health and social care.

The purpose of our project is to discover what matters most to children and young people in terms of health and social care.

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Hypermobility syndromes

Healthwatch Calderdale has now published its Hypermobility Syndromes report. We had over 250 responses to the survey, thank you to everybody who took part.

The purpose of our project was to collect the voices of adults with hypermobility syndromes in Yorkshire and the Humber in order to develop an understanding of their health and social care experiences. There was also an opportunity for participants to tell us anything else that they felt was relevant to their experience of their condition.

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Long Term Plan #WhatWouldYouDo

What would you do to improve health and care services in Calderdale?

UPDATE: to find the full report of engagement findings click here

Health and care leaders, frontline health and care staff, patient groups and experts came together to produce a ten-year plan. It was published in January 2019 and aims to transform the health service over the next 10 years into one that is fit for the future, sustainable and where taxpayers’ investment is used effectively.

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