Healthwatch Suffolk was set up in April 2013.
The details set out in the Act mean that local Healthwatch, will:
Additionally, local authorities have taken on responsibility for commissioning NHS complaints advocacy since April 2013. The local Healthwatch provides the service or signposts people to the provider of that service.
Local Healthwatch have a seat on the local authority statutory Health and Wellbeing Board.
You can find out more by visiting the Healthwatch website.
Healthwatch (national site)
The surveys will ask you for your views about specific services. Once a survey has closed, a final report will follow. Reports are sent to various parts of the health and care system to best influence the design, shape and current provision of services on the basis of what people in Suffolk have said.
Click here to visit their website and have your say.