Book now for the Healthwatch Croydon Forum: What does good public engagement look like?
David Gilbert, of InHealth Associates and creator of the Engagement Cycle will talk about best practice in engagement based on his work with dozens of NHS bodies. Ros Spinks, Engagement Manager at the NHS Croydon Commissioning Group, is looking at ways to further develop patient engagement, and wants to hear your views. Tuesday 2 May 10.30-12.30 at Mind in Croydon, 10 Altyre Road, East Croydon, CR0 5LA
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.”
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