Healthwatch Bedford Borough is the local consumer champion for publicly funded health and social care. Its functions can be summarised in three lines.
- Influencing – helping shape the planning of health and social care services
- Signposting – helping people access and make choices about care
- Information, advice and guidance – including independent advocacy for individuals making complaints about healthcare
Don't know where to go for local NHS or social care services?
Or do you have a concern or complaint about care you've received?
Healthwatch is a free, friendly and confidential service that is independent from the NHS and social care services.
Contact Healthwatch by telephone or email every weekday between 8am and 3:30pm, there is a voicemail operating at busy times and out of hours. If you need to leave a message, we aim to respond to you within 48 hours.
Contact Healthwatch Bedford Borough
Tel: 01234 718018
By post: 21-23 Gadsby Street, Bedford MK40 3HP