2022 - Consultation response - Working in partnership with people and communities, NHS England
NHS England's statutory guidance for Integrated Care Boards, NHS Trusts, and NHS Foundation Trusts presents positive ambitions and lays out the terms of the NHS sharing power with local communities. We welcome these ambitions, but they will require a major change in the NHS’s culture and operation at every level, which may take many years to embed.

2021 - Consultation response - NICE guideline on shared decision making
NICE's guideline on shared decision making is a welcome development in helpling to secure full involvement of patients in decisions about their care.

2018 - Consultation response - Extension of 'rights to have' for personal health budgets
The Government consulted on extending the right to a personal health budget and integrated personal budget to numerous new groups of patients, including people with mental health needs and users of wheelchairs. We were broadly supportive of the proposals.

2017 – Consultation response – Services fit for the Future, Wales

The Welsh Government proposed to overhaul systems for patient involvement and redress in the NHS in Wales. This response welcomes some aspects of the proposals, but raises concerns over plans to abolish Community Health Councils without an effective replacement.