At a local level, Healthwatch Rochdale will work to help local people get the best out of their health and social care services. Whether it’s improving
them today or helping to shape them for tomorrow. Local Healthwatch is all about local voices being able to influence the delivery and design of services in the Borough of Rochdale. Not just people who use them, but anyone who might need to in the future.
Enter and View
Healthwatch Rochdale is able to enter and view all publicly funded health and social care services premises – either as an unannounced spot visit or at a previously arranged visit.
Healthwatch Rochdale is committed to reporting on its findings to the providers and commissioners of services and, where appropriate, to the regulators.
Authorised Representatives at Healthwatch Rochdale
Healthwatch Rochdale has a group of Authorised Representatives who have completed their training and can undertake visits on behalf of Healthwatch Rochdale.
Their role is to observe how local health and social care services are being provided, what is being done really well, identify examples of good practice and whether the needs and preferences of the community are being met. They will also document recommendations for improvement where things are not so good, or where there are gaps in provision.
Healthwatch Rochdale is required by law to publish the names of its Authorised Representatives who are: Kate Jones, Alex Leach, Jane Jackson, Monica Oliva, Jacqueline Bestley, Elaine Grache and Claire Birch.
Board Meeting Doc’s
Healthwatch Rochdale hold regular board meetings that are open for the public to attend. All of our meetings are logged and board minutes are recorded for the public record.