Attend: Attend are the national voice of hospital Friends groups including the Friends of York Hospitals. They represent over 29,000 volunteers in health and social care.
York Council for Voluntary Services (York CVS) The hub for the voluntary sector in York, supporting 300+ local member organisations including the Friends of York Hospitals. They run Volunteering York (formerly York Volunteer Centre) which gets over 3,000 enquiries each year from people looking to volunteer across the city.
Healthwatch: York Healthwatch are the government-funded local health organisation which has replaced the Community Health Councils. They consult, advise and provide a channel for local people to influence health services provision.