The Healthwatch Northumberland Board members bring their experience and expertise in the health, social care and voluntary sector to the table, and are passionate about making sure your voice is heard. The board’s role is to provide strategic direction for and oversight of our work. The board has authority and responsibility to make strategic decisions with regard to all aspects of Healthwatch Northumberland’s work.
As part of this, the Healthwatch Northumberland Board is responsible to:
- Ensure the elements of Healthwatch Northumberland are meeting their aims and are carried out in an inclusive and equitable way.
- Receive and respond to reports from Northumberland Health and Wellbeing Board, Healthwatch England and other relevant strategic bodies.
- Stay informed regarding strategic developments in health and social care at both a county and a national level.
- Work constructively to improve health and social care services in Northumberland.