Weekly News digest – Friday 18th 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

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! 

CQC launches second annual #InvisibleConditions campaign

International Mens Day #InternationalMensDay

Saturday 19th November

  • Stop Male Suicide  

  • How to make services work for men

  • #ManYourLocal Campaign Against Living Miserably

Patient Participation & Feedback Opportunities

  • Join a panel focusing on improving equality

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

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

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

        – 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

Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Kids on the Edge is a groundbreaking documentary series produced for Channel 4 by the award-winning Century Films. It explores the treatment of complex issues in the nation’s children and young people through exclusive access to three different areas of our work. 

University College London Hospitals 

UCLH is joining the hundreds of other public organisations, places of interest, cafes and more on Disabled Go, a ‘trip advisor’ style guide to how accessible venues are for people who have disabilities, or who may for other reasons, find places difficult to navigate.

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 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 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. 

White Ribbon Day 2016 and International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men will be affected by domestic violence or abuse in their lifetime. Don’t let your staff be a statistic. Friday 25 November

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)

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.

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  

Healthwatch Camden – Previous weekly news

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