#SpeakUp small grants 2018-19 - Family Voice Sheffield

Family Voice Sheffield run classes that aim to build the confidence of mums in the Nether Edge, Lowfield and Sharrow areas of Sheffield. They used their #SpeakUp Grant to hear from women about their experiences of GPs, dentists and pharmacies.
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Our #SpeakUp small grants scheme awards funding to local community, voluntary, or not-for-profit groups, enabling them to engage with their communities about what matters to them. 

Recommendations from the report

Family Voice Sheffield made a number of recommendations about GPs, dentists, and pharmacies. Some of the key themes were around:

  • Employing staff who speak community languages, and providing information in community languages
  • Encouraging staff to talk to women about their wider lifestyle and its impact on their health
  • Providing information about alternative sources of advice, like pharmacy services, to reduce the burden on GPs


If you need these documents in a different format, please email info@healthwatchsheffield.co.uk or call 0114 253 6688.

Read the full report to find out more about the project and what Family Voice Sheffield found:

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