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Consultations, Surveys and Campaigns

Current consultations, surveys and campaigns

Carers may wish to take part in the following local, regional or national consultations, surveys and campaigns.

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What is Healthwatch?

Healthwatch was launched in England on April 1st 2013 to give people using health and social care services a powerful voice - both locally and nationally.  Healthwatch will build on the work carried out by Local Involvement Networks.

Sunderland Healthwatch

Sunderland Healthwatch wants to hear about your experiences good and bad, issues or problems in using Sunderland NHS and social care services so that they can influence service providers and commissioners to improve your services. Healthwatch Sunderland will cover all health and social services in the city of Sunderland. This includes services offered by hospitals, GP surgeries, walk-in centres, ambulance services, dental surgeries, mental health care, care homes, respite providers and home helps. In Sunderland, feedback and suggestions from local people, groups and organisations will be used to shape services.

How can I find out more and get involved in Sunderland Healthwatch?

  • Become a member
  • Help shape the Sunderland Healthwatch Management Board
  • Influence health and social care decisions in Sunderland
  • Challenge existing service delivery
  • Become an 'Enter & View' volunteer and visit services
  • Become an Information Champion and help spread the word about Healthwatch in your community

For more information phone (0191) 514 7145, email or click here

Your community... your say

Your guide to getting involved in the decisions that affect you, your local area and the whole city

Sunderland Partnership logoSunderland City Council is working with partners to provide a range of ways for local people to become involved and influence decisions about their local area and Sunderland.

This directory provides information and contact details of the different opportunities available to you.  Whether you are interested in a particular issue, service or community in Sunderland there is a way for you to get involved and influence the decisions that are being made.

Click here to view the guide

The Council would also like your feedback on the booklet to help them improve future editions.

Click here to provide your feeback

Consultation Calendar

Click here to view the Consultation Calendar