Smart guides to engagement

Smart guides to engagementA new series of guides giving practical advice to Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) about the value of patient and public engagement has been published by NHS Networks.

The first four in a series of 10 Smart guides to engagement cover:

  • the background to the guides
  • the social and economic benefits
  • dealing with LINks and local HealthWatch, and
  • the role of lay members and patient representatives on CCG boards.

The guides are available to download from NHS Networks at www.networks.nhs.uk/nhs-networks/smart-guides and CCGs are also invited to leave feedback.