August 2, 2002

For immediate release


ACHCEW congratulates Sharon Grant on her appointment as chair designate of the Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health

Commenting on today's announcement of the appointment of Sharon Grant as Chair designate of the Commission for Patient and Public Invovlement in Health Association of Community Health Councils for England and Wales spokesperson Murray Benham said:

On behalf of ACHCEW Id like to congratulate Mrs Grant on her appointment. We are looking forward to working alongside her over the coming months, in order to deliver the best possible system of patient and public involvement.

As Im sure she is aware there will be many challenges. Not least of these will be ensuring that the skills and experience of CHC members and staff are not lost to the new system.


For further information please contact: Murray Benham on - 020 7609 8138



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