About The Patients Forum

What is the Patients Forum?

The Patients Forum is a network of national and regional organisations concerned with the healthcare interests of patients and their families and carers.

Full membership is open to national and umbrella organisations representing the interests of users of health services and their families and carers. Associate Membership (non-voting) membership is open to other bodies such as professional and academic organisations, service providers and statutory and regulatory bodies.

The remit of The Patients Forum is to:

The aim of the Patients Forum is to:

What does the Patients Forum do?

The Patients Forum influences policy, disseminates information and promotes networking by:

Some recent Patients Forum activities

Research commissioned

Patient and Public Involvement in the NHS - What is needed at National Level?

Christine Hogg and Lindsey Graham

National Service Frameworks: Involving patients and the public

Christine Hogg