Weekly News digest – Friday 25th November 2016

Healthwatch Camden 

Your Voice Counts general 2016 summary

“We’ve spoken to hundreds of you this year about which health and social care issues you think are the most important in Camden. The results are in! 

Autumn Statement 2016

Camden Council Response

Royal Free Hospital – Google DeepMind

NHS and technology leaders agree ground-breaking partnership to improve safety and save lives

Patient Participation & Feedback Opportunities

  • Join a panel focusing on improving equality

  • Age UK London has started our annual ‘Your Priorities’ consultation

  • GOV.UK to find more information about current and past Government consultation

  • Proposed changes to the standards of education, training and support guidance for H&SC professionals

  • Exciting training and development opportunity for patient and public representatives 

  • UCLH Help shape our Cancer Services

  • Depression research engagement events for service users/carers/public Tavistock Clinic 

  • DWP Work, health and disability: improving lives

  • CQC: We use surveys to find out what people think of the NHS healthcare services that they use.

  • Emergency Department Survey 2016

  • Camden Council Consultation Hub

Upcoming awareness events this month

Friday 25 November – White Ribbon Day & International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Friday 25 November  – Carers rights day #carersrightsday

Will You Stay Well Enough To Carry On Caring?

Does someone rely on you for the unpaid care & support that you provide? Don’t let flu get the better of you this winter! All carers are eligible to a FREE seasonal flu vaccination, to help protect you and the person you care for.

Care Quality Commission

Will be inspecting Brook Euston (a sexual health clinic for young people under the age of 25) on the 16-17 December 2016. Annomalised feedback for any relevant quality and safety of services offered by the provider, which includes evidence of high-quality care as well as concerns, to chinspections@cqc.org.uk by the 21/11/2016

CQC NHS Patient Survey Programme – Feedback Response

Camden Council: 2 public meetings: health and adult social care in Camden

Camden Council has organised 2 public meetings in relation to the recently published North Central London Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP). 7pm- 9pm, 16th & 24th November. 

Read or download the STP Plan summary document

Camden Patient Participation Group (PPG)

November PPG Newsletter:

  • Forum Meeting (Wednesday 23rd November 2016, 5:00pm – 8:30pm)

  • GPs in Camden are urging local people at risk of complications from flu, to get their free flu vaccination this winter

Voluntary Action Camden (VAC)

Highlights STP Meeting; new online marketplace: Camden Care Choices; White Ribbon Day; Transition Support Development Grant; office accommodation; Celebrate UN Children’s Day; Unlocking the UK’s Sound Heritage; Camden Intergenerational Network Newsletter + funding jobs, volunteers, events, training, offers and resources. Feature Camden Council meeting about the North Central London Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)

Healthwatch Camden – Previous news digests

Weekly News digest – Friday 18th November 2016

Weekly news digest – Friday 11th November 2016

Weekly news digest – Friday 4th November 2016

Weekly news digest – Friday 28th October 2016 

Weekly news digest – Friday 21st October 2016 

Weekly news Digest – Friday 14th October 2016