Involving service users and carers – our Principles and Standards


This document explains how Somerset County Council aims to involve service users and carers in designing, commissioning and delivering services. Read more »

Mind in Taunton and West Somerset

Mind in Taunton and West Somerset aims to promote good mental health and encourage greater understanding of mental health issues. Read more »

Patient and Public Involvement and Communications Steering Group

The Purpose of the Patient and Public Involvement and Communications Steering Group is to advise and facilitate the effective involvement of the public within the work of the Trust. The Group will provide a two-way communication forum between the Trust… Read more »

Somerset Children’s Trust

Somerset Children’s Trust is a local area partnership. Read more »

Somerset Health Watch

Somerset Health Watch is the new consumer champion for Somerset. Read more »

Somerset Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

The Somerset Joint Stratgic Needs Assessment (JSNA) describes the future health, care and wellbeing needs of the Somerset population and the strategic direction to meet those needs. Read more »

Somerset Parent Carer Forum

This Forum is for parent carers and carers of children who have additional needs and/or disabilities. The Forum will get your voice heard by the decision makers in the local authority. Read more »

Somerset Partnership patient and public engagement strategy 2013


This document presents Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s strategy for ensuring effective engagement with patients, carers and the public in the development and delivery of healthcare services and creating a culture of care and compassion. Read more »