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GP services are becoming less personal say Croydon residents

Residents are seeing Croydon’s GP services as less personal, according to a report by Healthwatch Croydon. Issues include difficulties in booking appointments by telephone, clinical judgements made by receptionists, and weeks of waiting for routine appointments with a preferred doctor. Many residents do not get to see a GP of choice, or a GP at...

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Give your views on GP services at the Healthwatch Croydon Annual Meeting

All Croydon residents are invited to give their views on GP services at the Healthwatch Croydon’s Annual Meeting and Community Fair next Wednesday 5 October. Entitled ‘How will changes in Croydon’s GP services affect you?’ It will focus on GP services in Croydon, which are to change in the next few years. This is the...

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London Ambulance Service Annual Public Meeting,Tuesday 27 September 2016

Annual Public Meeting Tuesday 27 September 2016, 2-4pm Coin Street, 108 Stamford Street, South Bank, London, SE1 9NH The London Ambulance Service Annual Public meeting is taking place at 2pm on Tuesday 27 September 2016. At the meeting members of the Trust Board will provide an overview of the year and present the accounts. There will be...

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Croydon Mental Health Forum, Wednesday 28th September

The next Croydon Mental Health Forum will be meeting on Wednesday 28th September 2016, 1:00-3:30. The meeting will take place at the CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Rd, Croydon, CR0 6UT. Who’s it for? People who use or have used mental health services, carers, the voluntary and community sector and anyone with an interest in...

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Charlie Ladyman is leaving Healthwatch Croydon

Healthwatch Croydon, the local champion for health and social care, announces today that its Chief Executive, Charlie Ladyman will leave in November. Charlie joined the organisation in April 2015, and has seen Healthwatch Croydon make great progress, but has decided the time is now right to move on. She is leaving on 17 November 2016....

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‘Participation in Healthcare’ Community Grants of up to £1,000!

Has your community group done some amazing patient, service user or carer engagement work that’s improved healthcare services? If so, the NHS wants you to tell them about it.  In fact, they want to support you to tell everyone about it! NHS England will be awarding grants of up to £1,000 to a number of projects that...

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