Agenda item

Healthwatch Darlington

Report of the Chief Executive Officer, Healthwatch Darlington.


The Chief Executive Officer, Healthwatch Darlington, submitted a report (previously circulated) updating the Board on its key statutory priorities and projects from September 2018 to December 2018.


The submitted report outlined the role of Healthwatch Darlington as a strong independent community champion which gave local people a voice that improved health and social care provision on behalf of the people of Darlington; and the activities and projects it was involved with.


Particular reference was made to the ‘What’s important to you?’ 2018/19 survey which had been launched for six months to determine what was important to the community.


RESOLVED  (a) That the report and the progress made to date for Healthwatch Darlington, as detailed in the submitted report, be noted.


(b) That members of the Board be requested to share the results of the survey to seek as many views as possible to inform the Healthwatch Darlington work plan for 2019/20.


REASON – To enable the Board to consider the work of Healthwatch Darlington.


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