Weekly News digest – Friday 16th December 2016

Festive season in Camden, contacts and information for services & support

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! 

Healthwatch Camden: Camden’s care homes?

Share your views at a feedback session in January

We conducted ‘enter and views’ in older people’s care homes

During October and November we conducted ‘enter and views’ in Camden’s seven care homes for older people. We worked with national charity Independent Age to test their new 10 Quality Indicators for care homes and also had invaluable help from our volunteers.

Lords debates health and social care: Healthwatch England & Local Healthwatch: Catch up on Parliament TV

It’ll take just 5 minutes to give your view about dentists in Camden. Your answers will be anonymous and will help us get a better picture of services in Camden

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 consultations

  • 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

Mental health crisis care for Londoners

Londons  s136 pathway and Health Based Place of Safety specification 

Kentish Town Community Centre 

The KTCC Winter Celebration Wednesday 21st December

Voluntary Action Camden (VAC)

Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) Further Update; Camden Intergenerational Network (CIN) meeting; Small charities in crisis but fear not…here comes the government; HR Support from VAC; PPG Newsletter; Cancer training; Wild Bunch Club Christmas Special; Recovery College; Christmas 2016 Volunteering Opportunities + funding jobs, volunteers, events, training, offers and resources. 

Departmental Overview 2015-16: Department of Health

This Departmental Overview looks at the Department of Health (DH) and summarises its performance during the year ended March 2016, together with our recent reports on it

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