Weekly News digest – Friday 28th October 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

October 2016 e-newsletter from Healthwatch Camden

In this edition: Guest blog from Tulip Siddiq MP; News on our new projects; And more…

Patient Participation & Feedback Opportunities

  • Age UK London is Consulting on Campaign Themes

  • UCL Department of Applied Health Research (RESPECT-21 – Cancer Services – survey for members of the public)

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

  • Help to shape the work of NHS England by joining the NHS Citizen Programme Board

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

  • Consultation on cafés on Hampstead Heath, in Golders Hill Park and Highgate Wood 

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

  • CQC Emergency Department Survey 2016

The St. Pancras & Somers Town Living Centre

‘A Festival of Light’ Saturday 29th October 12-3pm

We have been working in partnership with the British Library and Knowledge Quarter  to put on a series of events around celebrating cultural diversity of the area in the run up to the Launch of new Centre in 2017

Kings Fund

Implementing the NHS five year forward view: progress so far

UCLPartners 

Bolsters support for primary care across the region

London Arts in Health Forum (LAHF)

LAHF Newsletter – October 2016

Barts Heart Centre

The new state-of-the art Barts Heart Centre at St Bartholomew’s Hospital is now open, bringing together services and staff from the London Chest and University College London Hospitals’ The Heart Hospital in Marylebone

Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK)

Impact Report 2015/16 “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

Public Health England (PHE)

London Ambulance Services (LAS) Patients Forum

Camden Council Learning Disabilities Forum

Wednesday 2nd November 2016

 What we will be talking about:

  • update – employment for people with learning disabilities

  • feedback about having your say

  • the new Centre for Independent Living (CIL) and Greenwood Centre

Patients Forum Ambulance Services (LAS)

Patient’s Forum meeting, Monday 14 November 2016 at 5.30pm 

The Forum meeting will focus on the care of patients with diabetes and will be held jointly with Diabetes UK

2016 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, Monday 14 November 2016 at 7.00 p.m. 

London Ambulance Service Headquarters, 220 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8SD