#SpeakUp small grants 2018-19 - Summary Report

2018-19 was the second year of our #SpeakUp small grants scheme. Building on last year's success, we awarded grants to 11 local groups who helped their communities to #SpeakUp about health and social care. You can read a summary of the reports here.
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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. 

In total, grant recipients gathered the views of around 604 people

This includes:

  • Asylum seekers and refugees
  • People from the BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee) community
  • People with learning disabilities and their families and carers
  • Mums with English as a second language
  • Trans young people, and others from the LGBT+ community
  • Local residents in North Sheffield
  • People with eating disorders, their families and friends
  • Young people and school age pupils, some with mental ill health
  • Those affected by ME and Fibromyalgia


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

Read a summary of the findings from the reports, and what we'd like to see from Sheffield's health and social care providers in response:

Read the summary report

We received a response to these reports from Lesley Smith, Accountable Officer of Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Here's what she said they will do in response:

Read the response

Do health and social care services know what you really think?

Share your ideas and experiences and help services hear what works, what doesn’t, and what you want from care in the future. 

Share your views