I used to like going to the dentist. What’s not to like about getting your teeth pampered? Yes, sometimes there’s drilling, but it’s nice to walk away feeling confident about your smile. But then there’s the cost….
Posts tagged with "nhs"
Patients around the UK are facing a postcode lottery when it comes to continuing care on the NHS, our health investigators uncovered today. Have you been affected by the NHS postcode lottery like Gill and Carol?
You need NHS treatment, but you’re not happy about where you have to go for it. You ignore the bad reviews from the neighbours because it’s your only option, right? Wrong. David Hare from NHS Partners Network explains more about your right to choose NHS care…
Over the last few days, people up and down the country have been sunning themselves and so vitamin D levels are the least of our worries. But, vitamin D is essential for healthy bones and joints, so how are you keeping your levels topped up?
Is the quality of dementia care in the UK sufficient enough to support people with dementia? (more on dementia care…)
Behind-the-ear hearing aids or invisible ‘in-the-canal’ ones? iPhone-compatible or no frills? £500 or £7,000 per pair? Buying hearing aids comes with a whole host of choices to wade through.
Conference season is coming to an end. So we’re calling for political parties to give people a more powerful voice in public services. But also to offer public service choice, and make sure these services meet people’s needs.
It’s been a busy day at Which? HQ as we counted towards the 50,000th signature on our Make Complaints Count campaign. With this last signature, we unmuted a track to encourage others to find their voice…
Bernard Jenkin MP, chair of the Public Administration Select Committee, argues that lessons must be learnt from the poor complaints handling at Mid-Staffs hospital. Should more be done to make complaints count?
New Which? research has found that people struggle to find the information they need to arrange care for older relatives. Do you have experience of arranging care for yourself or for a relative?
An end to 10-minute doctor appointments, registering with a surgery of your choice and booking appointments online – what do the changes to the GP and health sector in England mean for you and your family?
I have two bits of news to share with you about our Costly Calls campaign – one involves the Big Six energy suppliers, and the other GP practices. Both had expensive 084 phone numbers in common…
In our undercover investigation of GP practices, we found wide differences in the quality of consultations. We also found that many GPs are not acting on patient feedback. How does your GP treat you?
From hospitals to schools and social care, an independent review by David Boyle concludes we want more choices in public services. David Boyle explains why the UK should move towards a broader kind of choice.