New 'Citizens Panel' to shape future decisions on health and care in Derbyshire

Published on: 1 July 2019

Joined Up Care Derbyshire (JUCD), the partnership that co-ordinates health and care services in the county, has launched a new forum to provide local people with a greater say.

JUCD's Citizens Panel will give people living in Derbyshire the opportunity to share their opinions and feedback on health and care services, helping to ensure that services are designed and delivered to take into account ‘what matters most to people’. 

The panel is currently accepting new members. The benefits of being a Citizens Panel member include:

  • You will be helping to ensure we provide better quality care in a way that matters the most to local residents
  • You will have the opportunity to have your views heard by local health and care decision makers
  • You will find out about new plans and ideas for Derbyshire
  • You can get involved as much or as little as you like, i.e. in the comfort of your own home through taking part in our online surveys, or you can choose to attend one of our workshops or focus groups on an area of health and care that interests you
  • You will be reimbursed reasonable travel expenses for participation in face to face meetings such as focus groups.

Find out more - and apply

To find out more about the Citizens Panel, view the leaflet on the Joined Up Care Derbyshire website.

If you would like to join the panel, please complete the online form

The only restrictions on who can join the panel are that you need to be 16 years of age or over, and registered with a GP practice in Derbyshire.

If you have any questions that are not addressed by the leaflet, please contact Karen Ritchie, Head of Engagement at Joined Up Care Derbyshire: karen.ritchie2@nhs.net 
 

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