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A person appointed to advocate for the interests of a particular user group—e.g., ensuring that local services are accessible and meet local needs, identifying and addressing discrimination in access to treatment and services, and helping implement UK’s National Health Service Frameworks.
A champion may be a senior staff member in health or social services, a counsellor or a representative of the group concerned (e.g. older people).
Titleholder, title defender, gold medalist, victor.