Healthwatch chair steps down

Posted June 13, 2018

It is with great sadness we announce that Mrs Alison Foster has now stepped down as Chair of Healthwatch West Berkshire. We were especially lucky to find such a dedicated hard-working Chair, with a vast knowledge of the Health and Social Care sector.  In her time as Chair she oversaw some incredible projects resulting in […]

Brighter Berkshire event on 18th January

Posted January 23, 2018

On the 18th of January 2018 Brighter Berkshire ran an end of year and what next event in Newbury at the Council Offices in Market Street. Firstly, we at Healthwatch West Berkshire would like to thank everyone who attended. Topics discussed for this event included Highlights from the year Views from those involved and affected […]

Brighter Berkshire Network Event – End of Year & What Next

Posted January 18, 2018

This event is aimed at anyone who has an interest in mental health. Outline Agenda Highlights from the year Views from those involved and affected Views from political, community and business leaders Information for businesses that will be useful in tackling mental health issues & preventing suicide Opportunity to network and share some of your […]

Brighter Berkshire song writing competition winner

Posted January 16, 2018

Brighter Berkshire, in partnership with Berkshire Community Foundation and Reading Rock Academy, called for young people in Berkshire aged 11 to 18 to write a song focusing on mental wellbeing and be in with a chance of winning prizes and performing at Grand Final in Reading Town Hall on 10th October 2017, World Mental Health day. […]

Brighter Berkshires July yellow day.

Posted September 12, 2017

During July Brighter Berkshire took the initiative to raise awareness for Mental Health by setting up July yellow day. This day involved wearing yellow during one Friday of your choosing in July in order to raise awareness of Mental Health. Many individuals and organizations got involved, among these were Healthwatch West Berkshire. We wanted to […]