Healthwatch Islington shortlisted for prestigious national award

Healthwatch Islington has been shortlisted for the work of our volunteer team in a major national awards scheme.
Digital champion and learner participating in a face-to-face digital support session
This year once again the standard of entries for the Healthwatch Week awards was extremely high. Healthwatch Islington has been shortlisted because of excellent work which has really benefitted their community. I am extremely proud of the inspiring dedication shown by our staff and volunteers.
— Sir Robert Francis QC, Chair of Healthwatch England

Healthwatch Islington has been nominated for a prestigious national award for the work of our Digital Champions (and volunteer researchers) supporting digitally excluded residents so they could still access vital services during the pandemic.

We were shortlisted under the ‘Celebrating our volunteer team’ category in the Healthwatch Awards 2021, which are run by Healthwatch England. This annual event celebrates the difference Healthwatch’s 4,000 plus staff and volunteers across England have made over the past year.

  • Healthwatch Islington is one of only 30 local Healthwatch out of a total of 152 across England to be in the running for one of the awards.
  • We will find out whether we have been successful during Healthwatch Week, which runs from Tuesday 9 November 2021.

More information about the Healthwatch Week Awards shortlist can be found on the Healthwatch England website.

Contact us about our digital inclusion work

If you are an Islington resident who would welcome some help to get online and get the most out of of your devices, contact Philippa Russell, our Community Link Worker. To find out more about our digital inclusion strategy contact Emma Whitby our Chief Executive.

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