The latest news and information from Healthwatch Camden.

Choose the right NHS service for you and your family

We are urging people to take extra care and to access NHS services wisely during the upcoming industrial action by both senior and junior doctors taking place from 7:00am on Monday 2 October to 7:00am on Thursday 5 October. The strikes are likely to have an impact on some NHS services and see some appointments…

CQC releases inspection report on the Royal Free Hospital

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a report following a focused inspection of surgical services at the Royal Free Hospital in January.

CQC releases inspection report for Camden NHS Mental Health services

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published two reports following an inspection of the community forensic mental health team at the Portman Clinic and specialist community mental health services for children and young people (CAMHS) at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust in January and February.

NHS doctors industrial action – our response

With junior doctors currently staging a four-day strike, we urge all parties involved to find a solution that puts patients first.

Information for Camden residents on industrial action in April

Information and advice for upcoming strikes.

Diabetes and Ramadan 2023

Information and advice from Diabetes UK.

Healthwatch launches new initiative on bowel and cervical screenings

We are proud to announce a new initiative encouraging Camden residents to book screenings for bowel and cervical cancers.

Volunteer with us: Become a Hypertension Community Connector!

Healthwatch Camden are looking for local volunteers to help spread awareness of high blood pressure in Camden.

Healthwatch Camden calls for greater improvements in local maternity services

A study conducted by Healthwatch Camden has found that many local women and families are finding it hard to access quality maternity care and support.

2022: Year in Review

Here’s a little insight into what we got up to in 2022.

Cost of Living and Winter Wellness Support

This winter will be a tough one for many across Camden. We have collected a range of links to help people manage some health and financial challenges of this winter.

Record 7 million people awaiting hospital treatment – Healthwatch’s response

With a record seven million people awaiting hospital treatment, Louise Ansari, our National Director, told BBC News that people need reassuring that the NHS is still there to help them.