Get Involved

East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG is committed to listening to our patients and public. Your feedback and views help inform our commissioning decisions and improve health services.

In this section you can find out about the different ways you can get involved including details of our latest consultations and engagement activities.

have your say

When we want to implement or review services we’ll be looking to gather feedback from patients and other stakeholders to ensure what we design or commission will meet their needs. There are a number of ways you can take part including surveys, discussion groups and workshops. Find out more. 


Patient Participation Groups (PPGs)
Patients are encouraged to have a say on how their local GP surgery is run by signing up to a Patient Particiapation Group or PPG. Find out more.

be healthy be heard

Whether you are an individual wanting to voice your own opinion or a group/business wanting to take action to help and support your staff, the be healthy be heard scheme provides people with healthy living advice and support and an opportunity to comment on how money is spent across local health services. Find out more

ELR CCG Reader Panel

Reader panel
We have developed a reader panel for people who like to read and test our publications such as leaflets, to help us make sure they are easy to understand. Find out more

Local organisations

Healthwatch Leicestershire

Healthwatch Leicestershire is the consumer champion for health and social care services within the county.Their aim is to give the people and communities of Leicestershire a stronger voice to influence and challenge how health and social care are provided locally.Working on your behalf they will make sure that your views about a service you recieve such as a visit to a dentist, doctors, hospital, day care centre or care home are heard and acted on.Visit their website:

HW Rutland A4 RGB

 Healthwatch Rutland has now replaced Rutland LINkHealthwatch Rutland is the consumer champion for health and social care services within the county and   aims to help you get the best out of your local health and social care services.It wants to hear about your experiences of care services within Rutland so it can work with you to create a better health and social care system that meets the needs of residents and communities.Find out more at

Voluntary Action Leicestershire (VAL) logo

Voluntary Action Rutland (VAR) supports and promotes local voluntary action by providing advice, support and consultation. They offer a wide range of services including rooms for hire, office services, volunteer brokerage, group and community support through network meetings, promotion and development.VAR also runs a Social Car Scheme for frail elderly, disabled and vulnerable people and has minibuses, a 7-seater car and a wheel-chair adapted car for hire.Website: for more information.

Area of Interest:

Community Care