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Local knowledge

Health and social care commissioners and providers use national and local statistics and research to planning future services and making decisions on how to spend their budgets.

This page has downloads and links to some of this research and future plans and strategies.

ICN Networks

There have been a lot of changes in Croydon’s health and social care services over the past three years, part of these changes were the new plans for Integrated Care Networks (ICN’s) which essentially help to ensure that services across health and social care disciplines speak to each other and are easier for Croydon residents to navigate. Some of these changes have been facilitated by One Croydon, who are a group of organisations that have come together to ensure that communities are represented for the inclusive commissioning of services

To read more integrated care, white paper in easy read format, click here.

For an overview, have a look at our travelling exhibition Health of Croydon which shows the diversity, challenges, the expenditure and costs of services and some service changes.

Latest Report by Croydon’s Director of Public Health.

In her latest report Rachel Flowers has highlighted the impact of a child’s first 1000 days, on a child’s life.

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

The purpose of the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment is to improve the health and wellbeing of the local community and reduce inequalities for all ages. JSNAs assess the current and future health and social care needs of the local community. These are needs that could be met by the local authority, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), the wider NHS or the voluntary and community sector. This analysis of needs is used to help to determine what actions local authorities, the local NHS and other partners need to take to meet health and social care needs, and to address the wider determinants that impact on health and wellbeing.

The JSNA is the responsibility of the health and wellbeing board. The board is made up of representatives from the Clinical Commissioning Group, the local authority, the health services, other statutory bodies, community and voluntary groups.


Croydon Council’s Public Health department

The role of the public health team is to involve everyone in improving the health and wellbeing, reducing inequalities and increasing life expectancy of all people in Croydon. Find out more about what they do here.  Download their 2017 public health report published in January 2018.

Public Health England Health report for Croydon

Public Health England exist to protect and improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities. They produce reports for every English area. See Croydon’s report published on 4 July 2017 by clicking here

Croydon Observatory

The Croydon Observatory provides access to data and information about Croydon.  It is an information sharing, mapping and reporting website that can be used by anyone. Information and data on this website can be used by local government, community and voluntary sector organisations, partnership members, businesses, students and the public.


Annual reports, business plans and minutes of meetings


NHS Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group

Annual Report and Business plans

Governing Body meeting dates and minutes


Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Annual Report and Business plans

Operating plan

Board Meeting meeting dates and minutes


South London and Maudsley Foundation NHS Trust

Annual Report and Business plans

Board Meeting meeting dates and minutes


Health and Wellbeing Board

Health and Wellbeing Board dates and minutes


Croydon Council


Scrutiny and Overview

Health, Social Care and Scrutiny Meeting dates