Share your ideas on the future of health services

12th July 2017

Share your ideas on the future of health services

Sharing your ideas, experiences and concerns about the NHS and social care can help make improvements to health services.

That’s the mantra behind a new campaign – #ItStartsWithYou – which is encouraging people to speak up and help make positive changes.

It’s being run by Healthwatch England, the national consumer champion in health and care, which has already been listening to the thoughts of patients and communities to help drive up standards.

However to make the biggest difference possible, the organisation wants even more people to contribute.

Perhaps you have a view on the care you or a relative received. Or maybe you have an idea on how to help some of the most vulnerable people in society live happier lives.

Among those to have contributed already is Joely Colmer, who has Asperger’s Syndrome. She has worked hard to encourage children and young people to speak up about what they think of local health and social care services. She has shared her own, often painful, experiences to give others the courage to share their story.

Healthwatch invited health and care leaders to an event in March 2017 to share what they’d found and Joely was the main speaker at the event. She made a real impact on everyone attending by giving a powerful speech about growing up with Asperger’s Syndrome.

To find out more about the #ItStartsWithYou campaign, visit

How can Gotelee help?

If you have been let down by the health system, you may want to consider making a claim. Doing so could result in the person affected receiving the necessary financial help to deal with the consequences of an error, as well as providing closure and helping to ensure the same mistake isn’t repeated.

Gotelee has a wealth of experience in this area and can advise you whether or not you have the basis of a claim. If you do, we can support you through the process at any of our offices in Ipswich, Hadleigh, Felixstowe, Woodbridge or Melton.

To find out more, call us on 01473 298125.

Blog Posts

Is your fulfilment business under threat?


The Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme - the new weapon in the war on…

Read More
Upcoming Events

Music to Celebrate Heroes


We are pleased to be sponsoring the 2017 Fire Fighter’s Charity concert at St.…

Read More
News Posts

Gender pay likely to stay in the spotlight


The BBC found itself in a media storm last month, following the publication of…

Read More


"Clarity and speed. A refreshing absence of legal jargon and gobblodygook!"

- PS

"The down to earth manner of the solicitors."

- GN

"Not too formal - felt like a chat with a friend."

- JG

"As your entire service was excellent, it is not possible to single out anything special to mention."

- AH

"A big firm with a local touch!"

- RG

"Great service, never made things complicated!"

- JW

"Warm friendly service with clear responses to all my questions."

- BF

"Mr Rowland was sincere, approachable, understanding and professional throughout."

- GD

"Personal, prompt, caring and communication by email was excellent."

- Anonymous

"Feeling at ease knowing that they were putting my best interests first."

- Anonymous

Please select preferred method of contact

* We will only contact you by telephone if you select this as primary form of contact.