With an aim to address inequalities and ensure services are fit around the needs of the patient, service user and carer Health Watch Lambeth was set up as a requirement of the government’s Health and Social Care Act 2012 and are part of a national network of local Healthwatches supported by Healthwatch England.

They are an independent charity with a Board of 12 Trustees, seven staff members, 49 volunteers and a membership and mailing list that is open to all Lambeth residents, voluntary and community organisations and people who work in or use health and social care services in the borough.