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27.07.2016

Effective engagement with residents will support CCG’s planning and performance

On 21 July 2016, the Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group published a response concerning their performance in the NHS England 2015/16 Annual Assurance Framework, stating a headline rating of requiring improvement. The Framework stated that the CCG as well-led and delegated functions well, but that performance and planning required improvement and financial management was considered inadequate....

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25.07.2016

Croydon University Hospital Community Catering Advisory Group

The catering department at Croydon University Hospital is looking for your help to improve their service and offering. They are starting a “Catering community advisory group” and are inviting you to be a part of it. The purpose of “Catering community advisory group” will be to provide feedback, advice and a sounding board for services and improvements...

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25.07.2016

South West London Integrated Urgent Care Service

Healthcare commissioners in South West London are working together to integrate existing NHS 111 telephone and GP Out of Hours services You are invited to come and hear more about plans to develop a new Integrated Urgent Care Service for South West London: Date:       Thursday 11th August Time:       6pm – 8pm Where:     South...

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19.07.2016

Improving SLaM’s Place of Safety: Open Day, 9th August

You are invited to attend an open day at the Maudsley Hospital to visit our developing ‘Place of Safety’ service. What is a Place of Safety? The police can use the law (the mental health act) to take people from a public place to a ‘Place of Safety’ if they seem to have a mental...

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12.07.2016

Croydon’s urgent care service decision meets residents’ recommendations

Following the announcement that Croydon Urgent Care Alliance has been named the preferred bidder to run the new urgent care service from April 2017, Healthwatch Croydon, the local champion for health and social care, is pleased to see that many of its urgent care report recommendations are included in the new service. In December 2015,...

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12.07.2016

Decision Making and Context in Psychosis (DECOP)

Are you a parent or sibling of someone with psychosis? And are you interested in helping out in research? Please consider participating in a study! From King’s College London and partners, the project is called Decision Making and Context in Psychosis (DECOP), and they are looking for siblings of patients who have or have had a...

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01.07.2016

Transforming Primary Care

In 2014, NHS England invited Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG’s) to come forward with expressions of interest to take a greater role in the commissioning of primary care services, initially GP Practices. ‘Primary care’ includes GP’s, dentists, pharmacists and some other out-of-hospital health services. This is one of a series of changes set out in the...

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01.07.2016

Patient and Public Involvement Forum, 6th July

The next Patient and Public Involvement Forum will be held on Wednesday 6 July 6.00 pm to 8.30 pm at the Community Rooms, Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk, Croydon CR0 1EA. The theme is Together for Health. The Together for Health programme is about ensuring that residents and patients are supported and empowered to...

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