Become a company member
Healthwatch Salford - Become a Company Member
Being a member of Healthwatch Salford means belonging to the only independent consumer champion for health and social care.
Membership is open to anyone who lives, works or receives health and/or social care in Salford; and who would like to see better health and social care services influenced by public involvement.
Being a member means you can:
•Become actively involved in championing the rights of service users and holding providers to account
•Stand for election to the Board
•Have voting rights
•Become an accredited volunteer, speaking and acting in the name of Healthwatch Salford
If you wish to join Healthwatch Salford as a member, please complete the form below....
Our seven defined functions
Healthwatch Salford is an independent and influential consumer champion for health and social care in Salford. It contributes to ensuring high quality health and social care and wellbeing for the benefit of all in Salford.
Healthwatch Salford achieves this vision in the following ways....
Signposting: Signposting and informing service users, carers and the wider community to help them to access appropriate services.
Accountability: Working closely with Healthwatch England and the Care Quality Commission in holding commissioners and providers to account.
Local: Listening to, and be responsive to, local people.
Facilitating: Facilitating and empowering people to speak out.
Outcomes: Assisting to deliver improved outcomes through influencing the strategy, policy, planning, commissioning and delivery of health and social care by Salford City Council, Salford Clinical Commissioning Group, NHS Trusts and other providers.
Representative: Representing all communities across Salford.
Development: Developing positive partnerships with a wide range of organisations and groups in order to contribute to the development of health and social care services in Salford.
Please note that by submitting the below membership form you agree to sign up as a member of Healthwatch Salford, which is a charitable company, and If the company is wound up, you promise to pay the sum of £1 towards its debts if asked to do so. Also you will confirm that you support Healthwatch Salford’s aims and objectives (to see these aims & objectives click on the "sign me up" link above on the right of the main menu).
We will abide by the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 in how we obtain, handle and process your information and will not pass on your details to anyone without your permission.
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