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19.03.2020

Keeping calm and carrying on : How Healthwatch Croydon is working in response to the coronavirus outbreak

Following recent government announcements, Healthwatch Croydon is taking all necessary precautions concerning the coronavirus outbreak. We are aiming to maintain services to receive your views and experiences and share them to influence change in health and social care. Gordon, Yinka, Robyn and Jeet are working with the local leadership board and Help & Care headquarters...

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18.03.2020

COVID-19 Update from Healthwatch Croydon

In these current uncertain times the Healthwatch Croydon team is working remotely, and therefore we will not be able to spend any time out in the community. We know a lot of residents in Croydon will be feeling unsettled and anxious and we urge you to take on board government advise and guidance. One of...

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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 is to merge into South West London NHS Clinical Commissioning Group from 1 April 2020 in line with NHS Long Term Plam New structures at South West London, Croydon and neighbourhood level create opportunites for patient voice to be...

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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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