Healthwatch Bucks

Healthwatch Bucks

At a glance

Causes

  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Counselling / advice
  • Emergency Services / Armed Forces
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Mental health
  • Older people / later life
  • Physical disabilities

Other details

Organisation type: 
Not for profit
Geographical remit: 
Local

Objectives

Our Vision:Everyone who needs them experiences high quality health and care services in Buckinghamshire

Our Mission:

Ensure that the collective voice of people using health and care services is heard, considered and acted upon to improve the quality of those services.Our values:

  • Place people’s experiences and needs at the heart of all that we do
  • Be open and positive in our dealings to influence service development
  • Be supportive, enabling, empowering and inclusive to give each person a voice about  health and care services
  • Uphold independence whilst working collaboratively
  • Ensure that our decision-making and priority setting processes are clear and transparent.

Activities

Healthwatch Bucks has five strategic aims:

  • To influence - Use people’s experiences and observations to improve health and care service design, commissioning and delivery
  • To signpost - Respond to people’s enquires about health and care services
  • To hold to account – Provide feedback to service providers and commissioners on quality, standards and delivery based on the experiences of those who use them and on Enter and View investigations
  • To celebrate - Recognise and credit good practice, sharing what we find and using these examples to improve practice
  • To develop – Make Healthwatch Bucks effective and sustainable.

Current opportunities

Buckinghamshire, HP13 6RU

We are looking for people who live in Bucks and who are willing to devote on average two days per month to the role of Honorary Treasurer. Ideally...