The forum is a space where local communities and service users can get involved, feel valued and contribute to creating shared solutions and visions for the new Whipps Cross Hospital.
Working with the Barts Public Health Team and other partners, the Community Forum is striving to ensure that we use our resources to invest in our local communities.Our aim is to ensure that the work we’re doing has a positive impact on the local community and service users. The forum gives you a unique opportunity to shape the future Whipps Cross for generations to come. It consists of member organisations from across the Whipps Cross Catchment area including: the Community Engagement Action Group, Whipps Cross Patient Panel, Healthwatch Redbridge, Healthwatch Waltham Forest, Redbridge CVS, TELCO - Citizens UK, Carers First Waltham Forest, Waltham Forest Young Advisers, North East London NHS, Waltham Forest Council, and Epping Forest District Council.
We are looking for people who are keen to have their say on the redevelopment, and can represent the views of others. We are particularly encouraging younger applicants, people from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds, ethnic minorities and people who live outside of Waltham Forest and would use Whipps Cross as their main hospital.
How do I apply?
Applying is easy, we need you to write a short paragraph (under 250 words) outlining why you would be a good candidate to become a member of the Whipps Cross Community Forum. Please email this to the Chair of the Whipps Cross Community Forum, Zakriya Mohammed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
After we have sifted through applications, we will be in touch to have a short get to know you style interview before making a decision.
There is no fixed deadline, as the application will be rolling as long as we have suitable, enthusiastic and willing members!
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