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GET INVOLVED You could become an Assembly Member 1.Have you been volunteering to work with health or care providers trying to improve services? 2.Can you commit to attending regular (monthly) usually evening meetings to share your experiences and opinions? As an Assembly Member you can help to set our priorities and plan our work. You will have certain responsibilities and a commitment to attend and participate in meetings. You will need to show that you have a record of attendance and participation in similar meetings or groups elsewhere.

Three ways you can get involved in Healthwatch Walsall’s work: You could be a Volunteer. If you would like to help us: • Publicise our work • Meet people to talk about their experiences • Visit care homes and other health or care establishments to check standards of care and services (training will be provided) • Tell people about Healthwatch • Ask people's opinions • Take part in events, helping us to promote Healthwatch • Other activities depending on your skills and interests

You could be a supporter If you just want to know what's going on in health & social care locally and want to be kept informed or occasionally come to meetings on topics that interest you. You can join our mailing list, to be kept informed of events and activities, and asked to take part in surveys and give your views. You will be entitled, but not required, to attend assembly meetings and can participate in discussions, or join sub groups looking at specific health or care services.

If you want to get involved in Healthwatch Walsalls work contact: Healthwatch Walsall on 01922 614144 or email at info@healthwatchwalsall.co.uk From here we will send you an information pack with additional information about Healthwatch Walsall. It is only with your support that Healthwatch Walsall can make a difference to the quality of local services. Anyone can get involved with Healthwatch Walsall. Healthwatch Walsall The Hub, 17 Lichfield Street Walsall WS1 1TU Email: info@healthwatchwalsall.co.uk Website: www.healthwatchwalsall.co.uk HWWalsall

Walsall signposting directory 2014  

Signposting Health & Social Care In Walsall

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