Getting involved

Oxford Health is committed to involving patients, families and carers in continually improving the quality of the services we provide.

You can get involved at any age and at any point in your journey if you feel able. Involvement is for everyone.

As a carer of someone who uses our services we want to make sure that your voice is heard.

Why get involved?

  • To use personal experiences of healthcare to help improve quality
  • To give opinions in a measured way
  • To use skills to improve healthcare services
  • Used lived experiences to empower others and educate staff
  • Have a keen interest in bringing about service improvement and being eager to make a difference.

What can I get involved with?

Oxford Health has a range of involvement opportunities available, and this is growing all the time. Some activities include:

  • Interviewing potential new staff members
  • Presenting a personal healthcare story to help the trust learn from your experiences
  • Reviewing and developing essential information such as leaflets, posters and websites
  • Helping to develop and deliver training for our staff
  • Participating in a focus group to give your views on a specific topic

The benefits that involvement can bring include:

  • Empowerment
  • Being listen to and having your voice heard
  • Reimbursement
  • Meeting new people and social benefits
  • Gaining new skills
  • Making a difference
  • Improving others’ experiences

If you want more information or want to get involved contact

Page last reviewed: 28 June, 2024