Our Strategic Partners

Healthwatch Sheffield has links with strategic partners, both locally and nationally, to help influence and improve our health and social care services.
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We work with various local and national statutory organisations in order to put people's voices at the heart of health and social care in Sheffield. Find out more about these organisations below. We also benefit from key partnerships within the voluntary sector (find out more).

Sheffield Health and Wellbeing Board

This is a partnership between Sheffield City Council, the NHS and a range of partners in the city that aims to deliver a single approach to improving the health and wellbeing of Sheffield residents.

Healthier Communities and Adult Social Care Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee

The central purpose of scrutiny is to hold decision makers to account, examine services provided by the Council and its partners, as well as to carry out in-depth reviews into specific service areas.

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

The CCG is responsible for planning and buying (commissioning) many of Sheffield’s healthcare services. This includes hospital care as well as services within a community setting.

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Trust is one of the UK’s largest, providing a range of hospital and community services for people in Sheffield, as well as specialist care for patients from further afield.

Sheffield Health and Social Care Foundation Trust

The Trust provides a range of specialist health and social care services to improve mental, physical and social wellbeing.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust

The Trust is one of four dedicated children’s hospital trusts in the UK and provides integrated healthcare for children and young people, including community and mental health care as well as acute and specialist services.

Sheffield City Council

The Council provides a range of Social Care services for all residents and provides help for people with disabilities and who need support to maintain mental health. The Public Health department promotes and protects the health of people and the communities.

Equality Hub Network

A voice and influence network for under-represented communities in Sheffield. The Hubs are based on the protected characteristics identified under the Equality Act 2010.

Healthwatch England

The independent national champion for people who use health and social care services. Supports local Healthwatch to find out what people want and to advocate for services that meet local communities’ needs.

NHS England

NHS England leads the NHS in England by setting priorities and sharing out more than £100 billion in funds. It holds organisations to account for spending this money effectively and efficiently.

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

The independent regulator of health and adult social care in England.


Interested in working with us?

You can find out about opportunities to work with us as a member of the public, community organisation, or statutory organisation here.

You might be interested in our community partnerships, which are key relationships within the voluntary sector: here.

You can also contact us to find out more about how we can work together to put patient and public voice at the heart of health and social care:

0114 253 6688 


Interested in volunteering?

Becoming a volunteer is easy. Get in touch to find out about volunteering opportunities with us.

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