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Opportunity to Become a Patient Partner

12th December 2017

Please see below a message from University Hospitals Leicester (UHL) and the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) Alliance which we have been asked to pass on:

 

Could you be one of our new Patient Partners?

Are you a patient or carer?

Are you;

  • A good listener?
  • Keen to improve the experience of patients and carers?
  • Able to provide a common sense view on hospital services?
  • Able to express your views clearly and concisely?

Then you may be interested in becoming a Patient Partner. Patient Partners help the NHS to shape services by  providing  a patient’s / carer’s perspective on boards, committees and other groups. Patient Partners also get involved in a wide range of projects including; seeking patient views, reviewing complaints, giving input on new developments and commenting on information leaflets and letters.

We currently have a range of exciting opportunities for Patient Partners, both in Leicester’s Hospitals and in the wider healthcare system.

If you are interested in making a difference to patients and have personal experience of being a patient or carer, we would like to hear from you.

 

Current opportunities;

At Leicester’s Hospitals (Leicester General Hospital, Glenfield Hospital and the Royal Infirmary)

At Leicester’s Hospitals we are looking for patient Partners for the following areas;

  • Intensive Care, Theatres, Anaesthetics, Pain and Sleep
  • Emergency Department
  • Specialist Medicine
  • Cancer, Haematology, Urology and Gastroenterology

To register your interest in the Patient Partner role at Leicester’s Hospitals or find out more , please contact the Patient and Public Involvement/Membership Team on: 0116 258 8592 or email membershipdesk@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

 

At Community Hospitals and other community settings

LLR Alliance is an NHS partnership of the main health organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The Alliance delivers patient care from the Community Hospitals and also a number of doctor’s surgeries in the City and County. We have a very active and inclusive Patient and Public Partnership Group who are central to shaping future service and in helping us make the right decisions for patients.

If you are interested in becoming a Patient Partner in the LLR Alliance or find out more please contact Kieley.bowers@lcrodds.nhs.uk  or telephone 01509 564493

 

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