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Advocacy

Andy Medlock, Assistant Director of Customer Services, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman "I’ll come straight to the point: advocacy works. We know this because here at the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman we see how every day it helps people to bring their complaints to us. We know this because we have been speaking to many people about what they expect from our service, and this quickly reinforced the important role of advocacy in helping people to use our service." 

 

SEAP provide Military Advocacy, Independent Health Complaints Advocacy (IHCA), Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) and Community Mental Health Advocacy in Bracknell Forest

 

Advocacy helps people to communicate clearly and to understand and be involved in discissions that effect them, it also helps people to communicate when they need to make a complaint about a health or social care service.

Who are they?

SEAP are an independent charity, not part of the NHS or Local Authority and provides a free service funded by Local Authorities.

What do people say about SEAP?

“My advocate steered me through the whole case which I feel that by myself I would have made a mess of.”

“Having advocacy support at a meeting gave me a sense of calm and confidence in discussing the issues”

How to contact SEAP

Call: 0300 343 5702

Email:  BracknellForest@seap.org.uk

Website: http://www.seap.org.uk/local-authority/bracknell-forest.html

Twitter: SEAPBerkshire

Contact Us

There are lots of ways to contact us, you can write, email, phone, facebook, tweet or use the contact or speak out form(s) to email us.

Healthwatch Bracknell Forest
The Space
20 Market Street
Bracknell
Berkshire
RG12 1JG

01344 266 911        

 

 

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