What is Healthwatch?
Healthwatch is the national consumer champion in health and care. They have significant statutory powers to ensure the voice of the consumer is strengthened and heard by those who commission, deliver and regulate health and care services.
Healthwatch has local teams who work to support the voice of patients and public in your area. In Wirral, this is called Healthwatch Wirral.
Healthwatch Wirral have their own website which outlines opportunities to have your say on any proposed changes to your local health and social care services.
They also have newsletters and events, where you can sign up to learn more about their work and get involved.
If you want to know more, you can visit their website.
NHS Wirral CCG works with Healthwatch Wirral in the course of our work and they are a member of the NHS Wirral CCG Governing Body. The Healthwatch Annual report details how we have worked with them to improve health and care in Wirral.