Our vision is for all Londoners to be more proactively involved in their health and wellbeing and the health and care system. Effective engagement will happen at an individual and collective level and will be universally accepted as key to good care and support.
Londoners do not always feel involved in the health and care or in decisions about their own health. Although there is strong recognition that the health and social care system belongs to everyone, people do not feel involved in it. Services have historically been designed by policymakers or providers and often do not reflect the needs and abilities of people that use them. Engagement is also key to keeping Londoners as healthy as possible and supporting them most appropriately in times of ill health.
Invitation to join the Peer Leadership Academy
The Personalised Care Group is again inviting applications from people with lived experience of personalised approaches to health and social care to participate in the highly successful personal development programme. For the full flyer click here
The Peer Leadership Academy is a personal development programme that aims to build people’s knowledge, skills and confidence so they can play an active role in the personalised care programmes at a national and regional level. It is being delivered by PeopleHub CIC in collaboration with the NHS England and Improvement Personalised Care Group. The purpose is to:
- Increase the capacity of the national personalised care coproduction group. This is a group of people with lived experience of personalised approaches to their health and well-being who support the national personalised care programme;
- Help drive demand for and take up of personalised care, especially personal health budgets;
- Enable people to work alongside the personalised care programme and effect change at a national, regional and local level.
The Academy will consist of six days over February, March and April 2020. These will be delivered as three, two-day residential events;
- 13/14 February
- 10/11 March
- 7/8 April
Participation in all sessions is essential. All days will be held in Loughborough. If you would like more information about the Peer Leadership Academy or an application form, then please e-mail: Rita Brewis Rita@peoplehub.org.uk ,or Isma Sharif firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for applications is 5pm Thursday 19th December 2019.
What people have said about being on the academy?
“The Peer Leadership Academy has given me the confidence to believe my small voice can help make a difference to effect the changes. Meeting the NHS representatives has also made me more aware that the policy makers are listening and using our input to develop the legislation needed”
“It has given great insight to what’s happening in the NHS. It also enabled me to understand myself”