The General Osteopathic Council is inviting – and offering training to – patients to take part in focus groups, surveys and workshops. Benefits include:
Training and payment offered for activities;
Help enhance patient safety and patient care;
Gain additional knowledge and skills in relation to communicating with health professionals, participating in working groups, and in influencing and communicating;
Receive feedback on how their participation has informed change or the development of a particular initiative.
Gul begum, Osteopathic patient representative said: “Getting involved with the GOSC as a patient has actually taught me a lot. I have shared my experiences and tried to help implement changes and improvements, I have felt valued throughout and that’s a great feeling. I have improved my communication skills and this has boosted my confidence and self-esteem. I feel that I have overcome my personal health issues from the satisfaction I felt by sharing my story.”
To find out more
Please email Rachel Heatley at: firstname.lastname@example.org