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Healthwatch Suffolk

Healthwatch Suffolk logoA new voice for communities in Suffolk.

Healthwatch Suffolk is local voices influencing and shaping local health and social care services. It finds out what you think about your services and then uses those views to shape and improve them because the best services are built around the needs and experiences of the people that use them. It will also provide information and signposting to help you navigate the health and social care system and understand what to do when things go wrong.

As a powerful and independent consumer champion, Healthwatch Suffolk has the strength of the law and the national influence of Healthwatch England behind it. The people who run and pay for health and care services must respond to its concerns explaining what action they will take, or why they are not taking action.

How can you be involved?

You can become a member for free and receive the newsletter. Most importantly however you can tell Healthwatch Suffolk about your experiences of health and social care services so that it can challenge them or encourage continued good service. It is independent which means you can have confidence and be honest when sharing your views. You do not have to be a member to comment.

Healthwatch Suffolk has been given the role to listen and the power to significantly influence change within the health and social care system. It gets your voice heard where it matters; where decisions are made. To find out more and have your say now you can contact the team on 01449 703949, follow Healthwatch Suffolk on Twitter (@hwsuffolk), visit www.healthwatchsuffolk.co.uk or send an email to info@healthwatchsuffolk.co.uk.

You can also send Healthwatch Suffolk your views by Freepost (no stamp required). Simply write the following address onto your envelope and post it:

Healthwatch Suffolk
14 Hill View Business Park