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Healthwatch’s Lancashire and Blackpool invite members of the public to join one of its local Voice Groups

Healthwatch’s Lancashire and Blackpool are introducing a series of local Voice Groups to encourage people to have their say and help influence change to their health and social care services.

Healthwatch Lancashire

Healthwatch’s Lancashire and Blackpool are seeking members of the public of all ages and backgrounds to be a part of 6 Voice Groups which will be established across the county in the following areas: 

– North Lancashire
 Central Lancashire
 West Lancashire
 East Lancashire
 Fylde Coast
 Blackpool

The groups will be encouraged to talk about what matters most to them about the care they receive in their local area as well as be a ‘sounding board’ for the work of their local Healthwatch.

Sheralee Turner-Birchall, Chief Executive of Healthwatch Lancashire, said: “Healthwatch Lancashire is here to make sure that all people in our communities are listened to and this project aims to give a voice to local people. 

“It is vitally important that the needs of differing communities and individuals are considered by those who run, commission and regulate health and social care services. 

“Our voice groups will form a crucial component of our community engagement and will ensure that Healthwatch is applying a collective voice for the residents of Lancashire and Blackpool when it comes down to representing their views.”

If you would like to get involved please complete an expression of interest form here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/voicegroups

You can leave your feedback on health or social care services at any time on the Healthwatch Lancashire website at healthwatchlancashire.co.uk/services.