Support and promotion of patient rights in health care.
Find advocates for health care
Advocates for health care include:
- The Care Forum: Promotes health and wellbeing for all and challenges inequalities. Works to help people access health and social care support.
- Healthwatch: a national charity that makes sure people's voices are heard and respected. You can phone Healthwatch to report experiences of health or social care so that local services can improve.
- ACE (Assertive Contact and Engagement Service): reach out to people who face complex barriers to services, including barriers due to cultural background or chaotic lifestyles, tailored services for those who may be fearful of services, mistrustful of treatment and who have had bad experiences in the past.