Croydon residents find out more about what good public engagement looks like
Croydon resident's gained insights from David Gilbert, of InHealth Associates and creator of the Engagement Cycle on what good public engagement is. They also had their say on how the NHS can engage better with residents with Ros Spinks, Engagement Manager at the NHS Croydon Commissioning Group. Many thanks to all who attended.
Croydon teenagers to gain voice on designing their sexual health services
Croydon’s teenagers will have the opportunity to advise on how sexual health services can meet their needs, due to a report published by Healthwatch Croydon.
We recommended that they should get involved in service design and Croydon Council agreed. A workshop will be planned in the coming months. See more.
Croydon residents want effective engagement on NHS changes
Healthwatch Croydon works to get the best out of local health and social care services responding to your voice. From improving services today to helping shape better ones for tomorrow, we listen to your views and experiences and then influence decision-making.
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Survival is more essential than health for Croydon’s vulnerable asylum seekers
Our report on refugees and asylums seeker's experience of health services in Croydon have found that single adults without access to benefits and accommodation can find life very difficult. They are vulnerable, at risk and some have experienced exploitation, violence, malnutrition and constant tiredness - for them survival is more essential than health.
The Mayor of Croydon, Cllr Wayne Trakas-Lawlor, commended our work at our 2016 Annual Meeting. He expressed the importance of the role that Healthwatch Croydon has and the impact it is making to services: "Healthwatch Croydon is doing an amazing job highlighting the challenges and improvements that need to be made.”
Find out more about the changes to health and social services or useful information such as our Annual Report and other information you need to know as a patient or carer. Tweet us when you do at #HWCR0Learn Read more