A Local Healthwatch is an ORGANISATION.
A Local Healthwatch covers every Local Authority area in England.
- represents the views of:
- people who use SERVICES
- carers and
- the public
on the Health and Wellbeing Boards set up by Local Authorities
- provides a complaints advocacy service to support people who make a complaint about SERVICES
- reports concerns about the quality of health care to Healthwatch England, which can then recommend that the Care Quality Commission take action.
For further information on Local Healthwatch, see the Healthwatch England website at: What we do.
This supporting information is also known by these names:
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