Local Involvement Network


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Local Involvement Network

An initiative introduced under the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 to form a network of individuals, voluntary organisations and faith and community groups, who work together to both improve local health and social care services and influence change where necessary.

LINks arose from patient and public involvement forums and were set up across England to give communities a stronger voice in how health and social services are delivered.
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She used to fear speaking in front of a small group but now she chairs Darlington local involvement network and is a public speaker at Macmillan events "I had never been good at public speaking," she said.
Cynthia Atkin, chair of Northumberland Local Involvement Network (LINk), said: "We are pleased that this work will give patients better access to information when they come to make a choice about where to go for treatment.
They can also communicate directly with officials of the Liverpool Local Involvement Network (LINk), an independent network made up of local people and groups.
YOUR n Local Involvement Network has been set up by the government to help you share your views and experiences about health and social care services in your local area.
The Birmingham Local Involvement Network (LINk), overseen by the city council, will be supported and managed by community interest company Gateway Family Services.
Standard House, First Floor | : Local Involvement Network Kirklees - Link, steering committee meeting tomorrow at 10am.
Liverpool''s Local Involvement Network (LINk) is an independent network made up of local people and voluntary, community and faith organisations.
Liverpool's Local Involvement Network (Link) held its inauguration event at the Lace Conference Centre, on Croxteth Drive, Sefton Park.
Prior to accepting her new position at RHWE, she worked for the Local Involvement Network in North Tyneside as a development worker, and as a community health worker at Gateshead Council.
THE Northumberland Local Involvement Network (LINk) has been successful in its bid to become a HealthWatch pathfinder.
The first meeting of Liverpool's Local Involvement Network (LINk) is for women only and takes place on Thursday at Crawford House, Community Enterprise Centre, Gwent Street, off Upper Warwick St, L 8.
Birmingham LINk, - or Local Involvement Network - is hoping to signal a new era of how local people can have a say in their local health and social care services.

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