Healthwatch Cambridgeshire wants to know what’s it like on a hospital waiting list?
Hospitals across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are having to make toughdecisions after delays and cancellations due to Covid-19.
It’s going to take time to restore local services – and deal with the backlog.
And it means local people are waiting longer for non-urgent treatments and procedures as well as tests and appointments.
Is your operation or treatment on pause or are you waiting to be seen?
Independent health and care champion Healthwatch Cambridgeshire wants to hear how you are coping with the delays.
Your feedback will go back to NHS decision-makers so that they understand what’s important to local people who are waiting.
Healthwatch wants to hear
What the wait has been like for you, a loved one or someone you care for?
Are you getting all the information you need to help you stay safe and well
while you wait?
Is a local group or voluntary organisation giving you support to manage the
Do you know what to do if you become unwell?
What could make the wait easier for you?
Share your views
Take five minutes to share your experience online at
Or call Healthwatch on 0330 355 1285.
Meanwhile the watchdog has offered advice on what to do while you wait: Keep yourself safe and well while waiting
Know what to do/who to contact if your condition gets worse
Don’t put off getting help if things change - the NHS wants to hear from you
Call Healthwatch for information, advice and useful contacts at local
support groups and voluntary organisations
Stay patient - as much as much as you can.
Healthwatch Cambridgeshire is the local champion for people who use health and social care services in our area.