About Us

Healthwatch Lancashire is the public voice on health and social care in Lancashire.

When it comes to health and social care, we all want the best services we can get. Now, through Healthwatch Lancashire, you can make a real difference to the way services are set up and run.

Healthwatch Lancashire has the role to listen and the power to significantly influence change within the health and social care system.

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Healthwatch Lancashire gives children, young people and adults a powerful voice – making sure their views and experiences are heard by those who run, plan and regulate health and social care services in Lancashire.

Healthwatch Lancashire gathers feedback from the publicIf you are looking for information or have any compliments, comments or concerns about your local health and social care services including hospitals, GP surgeries, dentists, pharmacies, opticians or care homes, Healthwatch Lancashire wants to hear from you.

Healthwatch Lancashire works collaboratively with health and social care organisations and challenges when necessary.  By being focused on local voices being able to influence the delivery and design of their services – Healthwatch Lancashire is not just people for who use them, but for anyone who might need them in the future.

Healthwatch Lancashire is a not-for-profit social enterprise organisation and a member of a network of independent local Healthwatch organisations in England. Healthwatch England provides a national focus for our work but exercises no control over our activities. We are a company limited by guarantee established by Lancashire County Council (LCC). However, LCC has no members on the Board and Healthwatch Lancashire works independently from the LCC and the NHS.

You can find more information about the Healthwatch Lancashire Board of Directors here

The funding for Healthwatch comes from the Department of Health, which is passed on to local authorities to commission local Healthwatch.

Company Information

  • Company name – Healthwatch Lancashire Limited 
  • Place of registration – England
  • Company registration number – 8430248
  • Place of registration – England
  • Registered office address – Leyland House, Lancashire Business Park, Centurion Way, Leyland, England, PR26 6TY
  • VAT number – no VAT number
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