December 21, 2022
A snapshot report into local people's experiences using Camden's Urgent and Emergecy Care Services.
November 30, 2022
Healthwatch Camden interviewed local women and their experiences of using local maternity services to identify gaps and put forward recommendations to support the well-being of women giving birth in Camden.
September 21, 2022
Today marks the launch of Healthwatch Camden's Strategic Plan for 2022-2026: 'Championing a Healthier Future'.
July 15, 2022
Healthwatch Camden worked in partnership with the other North Central London Healthwatch to gather local people's experiences of 'Long Covid'. Our aims were to identify any gaps in current provisions and support the better development of services and systems that help local people in NCL to manage their symptoms.
January 11, 2022
According to Women's Aid, domestic abuse is defined as an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour, including sexual violence, in the majority of cases by a partner or ex-partner, but also by a family member or carer.
July 25, 2021
We wanted to find out the health and social care issues young people aged fifteen to sixteen in Camden think are important to their demographic and also to find out how they like to be communicated to by health professionals and teachers. To this end we devised a Youth Social Media campaign week. It is a pilot campaign using videos developed by school children from William Ellis School and LaSWAP sixth form consortium.
June 24, 2021
Healthwatch Camden called all 33 dental practices with NHS contracts in Camden and asked them a series of questions about their availability. We spoke to a variety of dental practice staff members including reception staff, practice managers, and dentists. The findings in the report provide a snapshot of the dental care situation in Camden during the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 21, 2021
According to Office for National Statistics, people have become increasingly positive about the vaccine uptake, however, as per the SAGE report in December 2020, people from Black or Black British ethnic groups were the most likely to be hesitant to take the vaccine. In terms of age, the younger population also were less likely to take the vaccine as compared to the older groups.
April 16, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed significant and unprecedented challenges to all. We worked with partners and volunteers to understand the experiences of nearly 1,600 residents as they experienced 'Life in Lockdown.'
Experiences of Camden patients attending the Royal Free Hospital or University College Hospital for outpatient appointments
December 2, 2020
Simple measures to improve the arrangements for outpatient appointments at the Royal Free Hospital and University College Hospital could improve the experience for patients and save NHS staff time and money. These are the findings from our interviews with over 150 Camden patients.
November 9, 2020
The Ageing Better programme aims to develop creative ways for people aged 50 and over to be actively involved in their local communities, helping to combat social isolation and loneliness. As part of this programme, a research project has been looking at the types of social infrastructure that people aged 50 and over from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities use in specific places. Healthwatch Camden undertook community research in two wards in the London Borough of Camden. We conducted interviews with ten local BAME-led organisations who work with local communities, specifically BAME communities, and twelve Bangladeshi residents aged over 50.