Access to dentists and GPs and care in the community key focus for next year

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Find out why young people want improvements in mental health services

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Healthwatch South Tyneside

We’re an independent organisation set up to champion the views of patients and social care users in South Tyneside, with the goal of making services better and improving health and wellbeing. We want to hear about your views, needs and experiences to help South Tyneside get the best possible health and care.

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Tell us about your experiences using health and social care services in South Tyneside - what you liked and how you think they could be improved.

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There are lots of ways you can get involved in the work of Healthwatch - from attending an event to sharing your views on a service to becoming a Board member.

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Young Healthwatch

We have a team of young volunteers who advise us on the healthcare issues affecting people aged under 25 – and help us to engage with them.

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