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12.02.2020

Young Peoples’ Experiences of Mental Health in Croydon, read the report

Late 2019, Healthwatch Croydon conducted a report alongside students enrolled on a T-Level course at Croydon College to find out what mental health challenges young people faced from a peer to peer perspective, from the analysis of both data we were able to find out what the core issues were and what young people needed...

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06.02.2020

Croydon CCG publishes new Health and Care Plan

  Croydon CCG has also published details of the new Health and Care Plan 2020, the new plan coincides with national NHS objectives to: Focus on prevention and proactive care: supporting people to stay well, manage their own health and maintain their wellbeing by making sure they can get help early. Unlock the power of...

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05.02.2020

New Report Release: Croydon residents share their views about the South West London NHS CCG merger

Croydon residents share their views about the South West London merger NHS Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group to merge into South West London NHS Clinical Commissiong Group from 1 April 2020 in line with NHS Long Term Plam New structure at South West London, Croydon and neighbourhood level create opportunites for patient voice to be heard...

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24.10.2019

Croydon CCG to merge with South West London CCG

If you were not yet aware that our local CCG will be merging with South West London CCG, then we have all the information you need to get informed. The clinical commissioning group plays a vital role in procuring our local NHS services, so this merger will impact Croydon residents. Find out more about this...

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24.10.2019

Croydon residents influence presentation of new Health and Care Plan

Croydon’s CCG in recent months has put out plans about a proposal for a new Health and Care Plan under the branding of the ‘One Croydon Initiative’, which will affect the residents of Croydon. The plan will focus on providing a more integrated care plan with a focus on preventative care. From publically issued documents...

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19.09.2019

New Report | Insights from the BME community about wellness and services to support this

Find out what Croydon’s BME community had to say about their emotional wellness as well as the idea of a possible wellness centre in Croydon city centre, published today. Read our press release: Croydon’s BME community would welcome easy access to wellness Read the report: Insights from the BME community about wellness and services to...

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09.09.2019

Our public survey is live! Let us know how we are doing.

    It’s that time of year again when Healthwatch Croydon want to find out from Croydon’s communities how we as your local Healthwach in Croydon is doing. Feedback to us on things like future areas to focus on, how you found out about us, and how we can improve. Complete the survey here: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/HWCroydonPublicSurvey2019

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25.08.2019

Croydon’s new parents want to be supported better with their mental health

• 63% of new parents experience emotional issues with a lot feeling there is stigma and embarrassment about mental health issues with those who could help. • There is a lack of support and examples were care was not continuous. • Healthwatch recommends that there is more information, a stronger pathway and support to encourage...

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20.05.2019

Partner organisation, new volunteer opportunity

Aski UK is recruiting for a social research volunteer, this role will be for a few months, with an aim to grow the charity’s presence with the borough. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking for additional experience to their CV and gain knowledge of this sector.   For more information on this organisation...

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13.05.2019

Healthwatch Croydon announces new board

Press release: 13 May 2019 New Local Leadership Board selected to ensure the health and social care champion meets the needs of Croydon residents. Edwina Morris becomes Chair with Martin Faiers as Deputy Chair Board members come from a range of backgrounds and experience of health and social care services.     Healthwatch Croydon is...

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