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Holly Lodge Community Centre

May 22, 2024

We had a great time at the Holly Lodge Community Centre Monday 29th April carrying out blood pressure checks for the lovely people who visit this centre on Makepeace Avenue in Highgate, close to Hamstead Heath.

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Come to one of our Endo events!

February 21, 2024

Just wanted to send out a little reminder about our Endometriosis events coming up over the next few months, please come along, all are welcome and all are included.

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Do you use local mental health services?

February 12, 2024

Would you like to feedback your experiences, and help shape future services? The North London Service User Research Forum (SURF) are looking for local people who use mental health services in Camden (or have used them). For more information, go to SURF – North London Service User Research Forum | Psychiatry – UCL – University […]

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Bad period pains? Could it be Endometriosis?

January 31, 2024

Did you know that approximately 1.5 million women in the UK suffer from Endometriosis, the debilitating disease caused by the growth of tissue in or close to the womb, which can cause extreme pain and infertility? Over the next five months we will be running a series of awareness raising events led by healthcare professionals, […]

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Junior Doctor’s Strike: Tell Us About It

January 22, 2024

The morning of Tuesday 9th January saw the end of the recent six-day junior doctors’ strike (Wednesday 3rd to Tuesday 9th January). Was your appointment or operation delayed or cancelled in Camden as a result of the strike or over this time?  If so, we’d like to hear about it. We want to show the […]

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Impact of the Cost of Living Crisis on student mental health

January 27, 2023

In this blog, Ray Sadoun from Ok Rehab, writes about the growing health pressures for students due to the rising cost of living. Ok Rehab is an organisation that helps young adults affected by drug addiction, alcoholism, and mental health issues. If you were once a university student, you will know all too well the […]

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The Current State of Dentistry

August 1, 2022

Healthwatch Camden Trustee Jiten Raval is a retired dental surgeon, working in the NHS for 33 years. He has investigated why dentistry in Camden has such long waiting lists, and lack of accessible care for NHS patients. 

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Carers’ Week 6-12th June 2022: Recognising the Unsung Heroes Among Us

June 10, 2022

With the start of ‘Carers Week’, we thought there was no better time than now to share the following content that aims to celebrate the carers in our communities. It includes some eye-opening statistics around carers, plus some suggestions as to how we can help make their lives a little easier. Produced by ‘First’. 


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A perspective from a Dentist

February 18, 2022

This is the second blog by Dr Michael Weider, Principal Dentist of the Maldent Dental Practice and Implant Centre. In his first blog published on this website, he dispelled some of the myths about the NHS dental services. In this blog, he is talking about the continuous multiple issues that NHS dental practices are facing and hence making it difficult for them to treat patients.

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Creating more equitable access to cancer services

February 1, 2022

Read the blog from Holly Norman, Interim Programme Director, North Central London Cancer Alliance on what steps they are taking to reduce inequity and improve access to cancer services in Camden and neighbouring boroughs in North Central London.