Then read Dr Phil’s latest book, Staying Alive.
It will help give you the confidence and the tools to take control of your health care, and show you in a friendly but authoritative way how to navigate the system.
I joined my hospital trust as a Patient Representative. You can probably do the same. Most are former patients. After some training and a DBS check, we are invited to help with hospital and ward inspections.
It is a great way to see what goes on.
Patient Representatives contribute a different perspective to inspections and provide valued feed-back.
You can choose the level of involvement and commitment you are prepared to make.
Contact your local hospital trust.