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Healthwatch Essex Information Service helps people across the county understand and access health and social care services.

Below is a summary of the top ten topics raised by callers from October – December 2023 about services in West Essex, an area which forms part of the Hertfordshire and West Essex Integrated Care System. For more details, please get in touch with the Information Service: call 0300 500 1895, text 07712395398 or email [email protected]

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GP Complaints
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Hospital Complaints
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Mental Health
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Dental
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Carers Support
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Dementia
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Transport
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Benefits & Finances
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Care Homes

‘My Mirena Coil is due to be changed this month but I have been told by my GP surgery that I can’t book the procedure for at least 18 months. I am very concerned that the effectiveness of the coil will diminish over the next 18 months and how this could affect my hormone levels and menopause symptoms.’

West Essex Caller

‘My wife is in terrible pain daily with her teeth and cannot eat properly, but we can’t find an NHS dentist for her to see anywhere. There’s no way we can afford the cost of going private.’

West Essex Caller

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