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Advocacy is where someone helps you to get your views and opinions heard. They can support you to access services if you are unable to do so by yourself.

The way the healthcare services are planned and purchased in Newcastle and the whole of England has changed. NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have now replaced the NHS Primary Care Trusts.

Epilepsy is a neurological condition which causes seizures. There are many different types of epilepsy and seizures.

There are groups that aim to ensure the views of patients, carers and the public are heard and acted upon by those making decisions concerning health and health services.

This section looks at the different ways you can raise concerns you may have about health services.

Some people have difficulties making decisions. This could be due to a learning disability, dementia, a mental health problem, or a brain injury

The Elders Council of Newcastle is the older people’s forum in Newcastle. It is a voluntary organisation run by and for older people in Newcastle. They work to get the voice and views of older people heard in our city.