Event to give residents say on health and social care

Leigh MP Andy Burnham will speak at the event

Leigh MP Andy Burnham will speak at the event

First published in North West

HEALTH and social care will be the focus of an event to launch a new independent organisation.

Healthwatch was established in April 2013 with the aim of supporting citizens and communities get the best out of health and social care services.

A spokesman for Healthwatch said: “Our main focus is to make sure that local people’s views and experiences are listened to, understood and acted upon by decision makers.”

Residents will have the opportunity to get involved and meet the directors and staff at St Peters Pavilion in Hindley on Friday, January 17.

Leigh MP Andy Burnham will be among the speakers at the event.

The event will be held in the daytime and bookings can be made by calling Healthwatch Wigan on 01942 489737 or email info@healthwatchwigan.org by Wednesday, January 15.

For further information about Healthwatch Wigan visit www.healthwatchwigan.org.

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