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Your spotlight on local services

Hackney sex worker report attracts national attention


Healthwatch England has praised our special report into the health and wellbeing of sex workers.

The national patient champion organisation shared our report across the Healthwatch England network via its newsletter and social media.

Healthwatch Hackney's report, based on interviews with 22 local sex workers, highlighted the barriers they face accessing health and care services and the support that makes a difference to these very vulnerable residents.

Healthwatch England deputy director Neil Tester tweeted: ‘Great work by Healthwatch Hackney, demonstrating a core Healthwatch value: work with everyone, not just those who shout loudest’.

Read our report here.