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RCN factsheet: Local healthwatch

25 September 2012
Short briefing on Local Healthwatch, one of the new types of organisation formed by the Health and Social Care Act 2012. 

Dependent upon the model used, health care workers may be able to become members of their local LHO, as they are currently able to with their local LINk.

In terms of the wider policy direction, and operation of LHOs the RCN will be closely monitoring their development to make sure that the expertise and experience of the nursing profession.

If you have any comments or wish to contribute further, please email policy.international@rcn.org.uk

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