Affinity Engagement Team
Affinity engagement team is funded by Affinity Care
Through this role, we provide support, to increase effective patient engagement to enable patients to play a key role in the future design and re development of Affinity Care services
We work with all the Affinity G.P practices in the Affinity Care partnership and other associated providers such as Patient Councils, patient networks, CCGs and patient focus connected to each GP practices
The Affinity practices that we cover are;
- Thornton and Denholme
- Shipley and Westcliffe
- Haigh Hall
- North street
The work we do is to develop and support effective engagement, involvement and communication collaboratively and with patients and communities they serve.
We work with all local practices to ensure that patients are well informed and promote self-care/ wellbeing messaging and other information. Publicizing a range of alternative services that can help improve patient’s health and wellbeing to help with peoples confident to manage their own conditions.
We support Affinity to co-ordinate and facilitate focus groups with patients who have health conditions such as COPD/ Dementia and encourage patients to get involved to influence future design of services provided through the Affinity care partnership.