Our approach to involvement is to make sure we hear the voice and views of people who use, work or have an interest in our services. We are driven to ensure that people who want to get involved have the opportunity to do so. Our approaches are inclusive and designed individually to include and involve the right people.
Before we deliver any involvement activity we will always use what we already know as a starting point. We know that people want us to listen the first time to things they are telling us and we are committed to involving people to gather more insight.
Meeting our statutory responsibilities:
All NHS organisations need to work within the legal obligations set out below. Some of the duties described are delegated directly to commissioners but the Trust will be required to work within this legislation under any contract agreement. The Equality Act and NHS constitution applies directly to all NHS organisations
Read more about our statutory responsibilities:
- Supporting teams to make sure they are involving people and complying with the Health and Social Care Act public involvement legislation
- Ensuring we meet our obligations set out in the NHS Constitution
- The Gunning Principles
- The Brown Principles
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