Every voice in Northamptonshire is important to us

We want to engage fully with our community as we all work together for a positive lifetime of health, care and wellbeing in our community. By engaging and involving patients, service users, staff, volunteers, members of the general public and other stakeholders, we:

Ensure voices are heard
Encourage a proactive community
Enhance our culture
Help staff feel informed
Bring ownership and empowerment
Improve local confidence
Build our reputation
Be unified to create changes

What engagement is...

Community engagement is a way of development a working relationship between public bodies (such as our partnership or local councils) with individuals and groups from our country. Engagement involves understanding and describing – both qualitatively and quantitivley – the nature of the relationship between our community and us.

Engagement can include...

  • Decision making
  • Partnering with communities and patients for solutions
  • Understanding and considering concerns and aspirations
  • Getting feedback on analysis, alternatives and decisions
  • Providing balanced and objective information