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Health and wellbeing

Information about improving your quality of life and keeping healthy, including counselling, support groups, and local and national services

NHS

The NHS provides a comprehensive A-Z list of health conditions, which has lots of useful details including overviews, diagnosis, treatment, advice and support.

Complain about the care, treatment or service you've received

If you are unhappy with any part of the NHS you have the right to make a complaint. You can complain using the NHS website

If you would like to discuss the issue with someone not directly involved in your care, you could contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Healthwatch Walsall

Healthwatch is an independent organisation set up to champion the views of patients and social care users in Walsall. It's goal is to make services better and improving health and wellbeing. To find out more and share your views, needs and experiences to help Walsall get the best possible health and care visit the Healthwatch Walsall website.

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)

A Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) is how local health economy, local authorities and third sector organisations work together to understand the future health, care and wellbeing needs of their community. The JSNA aims to support action to improve wellbeing by ensuring that services meet the needs of local people. It is designed to inform and drive future investment priorities and thereby help to plan services more effectively.

Primary care networks (PCNs)

GP practices across England have begun working together with community, mental health, social care, pharmacy, hospital and voluntary services to form PCNs. PCNs aim to improve access, availability and quality of primary care services to local people.

PCNs will support the development of proactive, personalised, coordinated and more integrated health and social care services. You can find out more on the PCN website.