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The latest news and information from Healthwatch Camden.

Are you diabetic? Want to learn more about the blood test for glucose control HBA1C?

Attend this free online event on Thursday 13th June 2-3.30 to learn all about this important test. All who are affected by diabetes are welcome. Plus all healthcare professionals. Run by Diabetes UK, the event will feature Sarah Gregory, a Diabetes Advanced Practitioner, who will go over everything you need to know about the blood…

Wanted: Volunteers!!

We are looking for volunteers to help us improve local health services. Would you like to volunteer for Healthwatch Camden?

Would you like to be a Trustee?

We are looking for trustees to join our board.

Tuesday 23rd April Wellbeing and Cancer Awareness Workshop

Healthwatch Camden and Camden Disability Action are holding a workshop with important information on wellbeing and cancer awareness.

Youth Mental Health: Where to Get Help

With 1 out of every 5 young people suffering from poor mental health, it has never been more important to know where to turn to get help. Here is a list of local and national resources. If you would like extra help, please do contact us on info@healthwatchcamden.co.uk or by calling 020 7383 2404. Where…

Three new Reports on Youth Health: On Vaping, Sexual and Mental Health

Healthwatch Camden set out to explore the health concerns of young people between the ages of 13-24years in Camden, in three key areas: Mental Health, Sexual Health and Use of E-Cigarettes (Vaping).

Royal Free Hospital to Join with Another NHS Trust

The Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust are to join with the North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust  – in order to improve services to patients. The Royal Free will provide the same services which it does at the moment, but now there will be a greater emphasis on improving patient care. More information, including a…

Mental Health Support for Young People

Since the emergence of Covid-19 we have seen an alarming rise in the mental health needs of our children and young people. Last year it was reported that 1 in 5 children and young people had a likely mental health disorder. Healthwatch Camden commissioned a series of research reports to find out more about the…

Free Blood Pressure Check

Come along to West Hamstead Library on Thursday 4th April 12-2pm for a free blood pressure check. There’s no need to book, just turn up and get your BP checked. West Hampstead Library is on Dennington Park Road, NW6 1AU.    

Book your Free Meditation Session

Experience 12 days of free wellbeing events in Lewis Cubitt Square (N1C 4DR) in King’s Cross from 6th – 17th March. Hop aboard our converted American school bus and join the team of qualified and experienced teachers for 11-minute Zen Sessions throughout the day, with 45 minute booster sessions at lunchtime and after work. Taking…

Dentists Given Incentives to Take on NHS Patients

Dental practices will benefit from extra cash for taking on new NHS patients from Friday 1 March. In a nationwide drive to help more people to get dentist appointments, dental practices will benefit from extra cash for taking on new NHS patients. NHS practices that participate in the programme will be paid from £15 to…

Singing for the Brain

The Primrose Hill Community Association are starting a ‘Singing for the Brain’ class on 16 April, aimed at people with dementia or other neurological conditions. As well as being good for these conditions, this class will also be a lot of a fun, so please do come along! The session is free. For more information,…