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The latest news and information from Healthwatch Camden.

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.

Extra Polio vaccine dose for children in London

Children aged 1 to 9 years old in London are being offered a dose of polio vaccine.

Health and Care Act 2022: What Changes in Camden?

In July the Health and Care Act 2022 changed some of the ways our local NHS is organised. But what actually changes for your everyday NHS use, and what stays the same?

What to Know about Hypertension and High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is one of the biggest health issues in Camden. Currently, 60,000 adults in Camden are at risk of hypertension and related illnesses – but only 24,000 patients have been diagnosed. What is it, how can you measure it – and most importantly, how can we lower it?

Integrated Care System Established in North Central London

Today marks the start of North Central London’s Integrated Care System, with the enactment of the Health and Care Act (2022).