May 2012

We welcomed 4 new members and our new Specialist Nurse Vanessa along with our familiar Specialist Nurse, Claire & 16 members who were able to get there. We look forward to a good working relationship with our invaluable staff members whose expertise is priceless and to the participation of old and new members.

Our Speaker for the evening was Angela Burrows, Community Development Officer, for LINk-the local HealthWatch group which was established by statute under the Local Government & Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 & follows on from the Community Health Councils of 1974 onwards, to provide a voice for patients & the public in health and social care. It is an Independent Body with monitoring & feedback roles & can influence the planning & delivery of these services.

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