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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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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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09.01.2019

Shopping bus for older people in Thornton Health

Do you care for, or, do you know of an older person (aged 60+) who lives in the Thornton Heath area and needs help with their shopping?   Croydon BME Forum will start a new service in March of this year, aimed at isolated older people, those with mobility problems and/or anyone else who finds...

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09.01.2019

NHS Announces new ‘Long Term Plan’

NHS announces a new ‘Long Term plan’ to cover the next 10 years, the measures have been put in place to reduce the likelihood and prevent occurrences of heart attacks, strokes and dementia cases. The long term budget sets out how the £20.5 billion budget focuses on building an NHS fit for the future by:...

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08.01.2019

Healthwatch Croydon | Statement on the passing of Cllr Maggie Mansell

Following the announcement on the Croydon North Labour party website of the passing of Cllr Maggie Mansell yesterday, Gordon Kay, Healthwatch Croydon Manager said: “Maggie was a passionate campaigner for better health and social care services in Croydon. She took a great interest in our work and regularly attended our events. We also worked together...

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13.12.2018

PRESS RELEASE | Healthwatch England Annual report 2018

PEOPLE’S REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCES OF NHS AND SOCIAL CARE SET OUT IN NEW REPORT TO MPs 400,000 people – more than ever before – coming forward to share their views Their stories show hospitals, GPs and care services coping despite huge pressures But headline targets used in isolation hiding plight of those falling between gaps Download...

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