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Under the Health and Social Care Act 2012 Local Involvement Networks (LINks) such as Coventry LINk will become Local Healthwatch organisations from April 2013.
Healthwatch Coventry has now been launched . Go to Healthwatch Coventry website
Local Healthwatch will:
Go to Department of Health's policy paper on Healthwatch on the Department of Health website
As part of local pathfinder work on Healthwatch Coventry LINk ran focus groups and discussoins to gather peopels' views of what they wanted from Healthwatch in Coventry. Go to our report of the findings
Healthwatch England is an independent arm of the Care Quality Commission. Healthwatch England will be able to advise the Secretary of State for Health, the NHS Commissioning Board, English local authorities and Monitor as well as the CQC about concerns raised by local Healthwatch and will be able to request that the CQC carries out an investigation if it has evidence of poorly performing services.