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Local Involvement Network

Volume 458: debated on Tuesday 13 March 2007

16. To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what consultation exercises she has undertaken to assess levels of public support for local involvement networks. (126785)

The decision to establish LINKs resulted from listening to stakeholders and members of the public during the review of patient and public involvement.

The Department sought views from stakeholders and the public on the proposals for LINKs set out in ‘A stronger local voice’, published in July 2006.