Who are Young Healthwatch Westminster?
Young Healthwatch is part of Healthwatch Central West London. It is a network of volunteers who represent the views of children and young people living, working or studying in Westminster.
- Raise awareness of different health issues that affect children and young people.
- Reach out to young people in our area, speaking to them and gathering their views on the health issues and services that matter to them.
- Work with health and social care services representatives to improve our services for children and young people.
- Grow our skills as we build our understanding of how to work on local public issues
Click here to read our full Young Healthwatch report that was published in October 2019.
How do I join?
If you are aged between 14 and 25 and live, work or study in Westminster, you can apply via email on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 020 8968 7049 and ask for an application form. Here is a leaflet with more information on the group.
The important thing to remember is that you don’t need to be a health expert to be a part of Young Healthwatch Westminster. We will give you the training and information you need to carry out your role.
We work with organisations who are active in improving local health, and we’re always reaching out to new people in our commitment to this. Follow us and keep an eye out for updates and news on upcoming events on twitter – our handle is @HealthwatchCWL and our dedicated Instagram page – @yhwwestminster
Who have we worked with?
We have worked with an abundance of organisations including Westminster Youth Council, Insight and many, many more including….
We are Healthwatch Central West London
Healthwatch Central West London makes sure that local people are always at the centre of conversations about their health and social care services. Whether it is improving existing services, or influencing how our health care will be delivered in the future, we make sure that your voices are heard.