Coventry LINk

What does it do?

Coventry LINk is an exciting new development for Coventry. It is a new independent network of local people and voluntary/community
groups working together to make NHS and social care services better by:
gathering and representing local views
reaching out to different communities
connecting up different activities to give a stronger voice
acting as a critical friend to service managers and planners

Who it is for?

Coventry people and groups

Where it is available?

Local service (Coventry).

What it costs:

Free of charge

How to access or apply for it:

Available on the Internet at:

Additional information:

Local Involvement Networks (LINks) have been set up around England by the Government, there are 151 of them. This means that there is
legislation that gives LINks powers to carry out their role. LINks powers include the right to:
request information from services and service planners
visit NHS and some social care services
make recommendations for making services better and to get a response to theserefer issues of concern to the Local Council Scrutiny Board of local councillors for further action

There are lots of different ways to become involved in Coventry LINk:  from receiving information about LINk; to joining in now and then;  to
giving some time regularly as a volunteer doing pieces of work to lookat services. Coventry LINk has a membership of people who are intersted in NHS and social care services.


Info last updated:

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