The People’s Council is an independent advisory body for the Trust made up of individuals with a lived experience of receiving healthcare services from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), through Patient and Carer representatives and Voluntary and Community Sector organisations and groups who work with different communities across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The People’s Council will work with LPT to help to shape our approach to engagement and improving patient experience by advising on the best ways to reach out to communities and individuals and to feedback and review the experience of those who use or who are impacted by the service delivered by LPT.

Meet the People’s Council:

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Patient/Carer Leaders

Patient/carer leaders are individuals who either have a lived experience of receiving healthcare services from LPT, or are a carer for an existing or past service user.

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People's Council and becoming a Patient/Carer leader

The People's Council is a new independent advisory body for the Trust made up of individuals with a lived experience of receiving healthcare services from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), through Patient and Carer representatives and Voluntary and Community Sector organisations and groups who work with different communities across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The People's Council will work with LPT to help to shape our approach to engagement and improving patient experience by advising on the best ways to reach out to communities and individuals and to feedback and review the experience of those who use or who are impacted by the service delivered by LPT.

As a member of the People's Council, you will as a Patient/Carer leader:

  • Work with us to help us shape our local services
  • Contribute by sharing your perspective based on your lived experience of using services
  • Advise on how to disseminate information to patients and the public based on your lived experience
  • Participate in discussions and bring a patient's or carer's perspective to the table
  • Provide a strategic review of patient experience and engagement activity in the Trust
  • Commit to providing 2 to 4 hours of your time each month as this is a voluntary role

As the Council develops there will be new areas of responsibility added to this list.

What we will offer you:

  • A place on our Patient and Carer Leadership Programme
  • Reimbursement of any out of pocket expenses
  • Support for you to attend meetings and training if you are a carer or have caring responsibilities
  • Training and development opportunities to support your role on the Council

Contact us

If you are interested in joining the People's Council, you can have a chat, request a form or ask any questions by getting in touch with us:

M: 07723 350 738
E: lep-tr.peoplescouncil@nhs.net

Youth Advisory Board

The Youth Advisory Board is comprised of young peer supporters from LPT’s child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) as well as representatives from the City Youth Council. These young people, aged between 13 and 21 years old, are committed to help shape health and wellbeing services for children and young people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Voluntary and Community Sector Partners

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