In the present period of austerity innovation is not a luxury but a necessity. Throughout the public sector, people are working at the front line are continuously adapting to meet everyday challenges head on and creating radical solutions to address them.
The Local Innovation Award (LIA) Scheme captures some of this creativity and pioneer spirit. Through the awards, examples have emerged of organisations pushing traditional boundaries, and enabling customers, partners and staff to work together to create new forms of service delivery.
Children and young people are entitled to be involved in making choices and decisions when it comes to using healthcare services. However, not all children and young people are aware of their rights and responsibilities in these settings. This resource pack has been designed to enable you to help children and young people address this. It provides a structured approach to discussing healthcare services and healthcare rights with children and young people.