Local Healthwatch

A Local Healthwatch covers every Local Authority area in England.


A Local Healthwatch  is an ORGANISATION.

A Local Healthwatch  covers every Local Authority  area in England.

A Local Healthwatch:

  • represents the views of:

    • people who use SERVICES

    • carers and

    • the public

on the Health and Wellbeing Boards set up by Local Authorities

  • provides a complaints advocacy service to support people who make a complaint about SERVICES

For further information on Local Healthwatch, see the Healthwatch England  website at: What we do.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly Local Involvement Networks (LINks)

Where Used

Type Link How used
NHS Business Definition Healthwatch England references in description Local Healthwatch
NHS Business Definition Local Healthwatch references in description Local Healthwatch