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Any person or party who provides, receives, manages or pays for healthcare.
Any person or party with an interest in the financing, implementation or outcome of a service, practice, process or decision made by another (e.g., healthcare, health policies). For hospital trusts, stakeholders include patients, carers, staff, unions, voluntary organisations, social services, the local health authority, GPs, primary care groups and trusts in England, and local health groups in Wales.
Any party—person, group, or community—with an interest in a particular effect or outcome (e.g., activities at a hazardous waste site).