Long Term Conditions Report

People with long-term conditions now account for over 50% of all GP appointments, 64% of all outpatient appointments and over 70% of all all inpatient bed days.


Healthwatch Thurrock were asked to conduct an engagement exercise to explore the views and opinions or people with Long-Term Conditions, how they are supported and their experiences.

Key findings

  • 75% of people surveyed found that their referral to a service was easy following their diagnosis
  • 75% of people surveyed felt there was nothing that could have prevented the development of their long-term condition
  • 91% of people surveyed confirmed they understood and were taking their medication correctly


If you need this report in a different format, please email admin@healthwatchthurrock.org or call 01375 389883

Long Term Conditions Report December 2019

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