Weekly News digest – Friday 11th November 2016

Healthwatch Camden

Healthwatch Camden AGM

Annual General Meeting and Community Forum 

Monday 21st November 2016, 6.00pm – 8.30pm 

Arlington Conference Centre, 220 Arlington Road, Camden, London NW1 7HE

Join a panel focusing on improving equality

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust is working with local partners including Healthwatch Camden and Healthwatch Islington, to improve equality across health organisations in both boroughs, and we would like your help. 

Camden and Islington Public Health  

‘One You Camden’ The website aims to bring together borough’s adult healthy lifestyles services to provide an easy way for residents to find local services; and will also encourage users to complete the ‘How Are You’ tool

Patient Participation & Feedback Opportunities

  • Age UK London is Consulting on Campaign Themes

  • Have your say: Opportunity to help improve the quality of the patient experience

  • Citizens Advice is recruiting five new voluntary members to its Equality Committee

  • Engage London: How can you help to address health inequalities?

  • Exciting training and development opportunity for patient and public representatives

  • UK Government departments and public sector organisations often want to know what you think about changes they want to introduce

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

  • DWP seeking views on what it will take to transform employment prospects for disabled people and people with long-term health conditions

  • CQC Emergency Department Survey 2016

  • The We are Camden consultation finder will help you to find and participate in consultations that interest you

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).

These meetings are being held on:

  • 16 November at Regent High School, Chalton St, Kings Cross, London NW1 1RX
  • 24 November at Kingsgate Resource Centre, 208 Webheath, Palmerston Road, London, NW6 2JU

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

Camden CCG Commissioning Intelligence

10 November 2016

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

The Bloomsbury Clinic at the Mortimer Market Centre

Macmillan North Central London Buddies

A one to one befriending service from Macmillan for cancer patients and their carers within Camden and Islington

Upcoming awareness events this month

November 2016: Movember / MHRA Yellow Card Scheme / Self-care week #selfcareweek / World Diabetes Day #WDD / International Mens Day #InternationalMensDay / Carers rights day #carersrightsday 

Voluntary Action Camden (VAC)

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