As a Hounslow resident you have a right to be involved in discussions and decisions about local health and social care services.
Healthwatch is the independent NHS consumer champion that gathers and represents the views of local voices to influence the delivery and design of local services. It is for anyone who is entitled to access health or adult social care services in Hounslow. It reports concerns about the quality of healthcare to Healthwatch England, which can then recommend the Care Quality Commission take action.
Local Healthwatch organisations receive support and guidance from Healthwatch England, which operates at a national level.
Healthwatch Hounslow works closely with the CCG to raise awareness among commissioners, providers and other agencies about the importance of engaging with communities.
By sharing your experiences and ideas about NHS services in Hounslow with your local Healthwatch you can influence the way services are run. Why not send them an email or attend one of their public meetings.
If you would like more information or want to have your say about NHS services in Hounslow please visit the Healthwatch Hounslow website or email email@example.com.