We ensure that patients and the public are at the heart of our decision making.
Lincolnshire ICB is committed to understanding the needs of our population and empowering patients to have more choice and control over their condition, help develop future services and identifying priorities. It is our ambition to improve local health services alongside our patients and respond to the health needs of everyone in Lincolnshire by ensuring patients and the public are at the heart of decision making.
This commitment is embedded within our Constitution
Page 8 of the constitution clearly highlights the importance of patient and public participation in section 1.6.1 h) iii. Developing and delivering a communications and engagement strategy which builds continuous and meaningful activities that the public, patients and carers so that they can influence the shape of services and improve the health of people in Lincolnshire, this includes:
We also show this commitment in our Values and particularly our Patient Focus value where we commit to seek the views of patients and take them into account in what we do.