We are here to listen but if you have a question that you think other people have already asked, have a look here first Is Healthwatch part of the NHS? No. Healthwatch Peterborough is an independent organisation that is here to represent the views of the people that use health and social care services in the local area. Is local Healthwatch accountable to Healthwatch England? No, your local Healthwatch is commissioned by their local authority and will be accountable to them.