Local Healthwatch Organisations Directions 2013

Arrangements to be made by relevant bodies in respect of the Local Healthwatch Organisations Directions 2013.


Local Healthwatch Organisations Directions 2013

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These directions mirror those for previous Local Involvement Networks (LINks), to require that local authority contracts with independent care providers allow local Healthwatch authorised representatives to enter and view premises.

This also mirrors the NHS standard contract in relation to local Healthwatch authorised representatives entering and viewing the premises of independent providers of NHS-funded care.

Published 11 April 2013