Get involved

There are many ways you can get involved to influence and improve health and social care services in your area. The following provides some of the routes available:

Cornwall Children’s Trust:  outlines the key ways in which children and young people in Cornwall can contribute their views across the Children's Trust.

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Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust: all local people, patients and NHS staff are eligible to become members of an NHS foundation trust and take an active part in its management.

Healthwatch: Healthwatch is the new independent consumer champion that gathers and represents the views of the public about health and social care services in Cornwall. 

Independent Health Complaints Advocacy (SEAP): provides independent advocacy services to help resolve issues or concerns about your health and well-being or your health and social care services.

NHS Kernow:  provides opportunities to get involved with your health community and commissioning, including events, community services listings and the Expert Patient Programme.

Patient Advice and Liaison Service: officers from PALS are available in all hospitals. They offer confidential advice, support and information on health-related matters to patients, their families and their carers.