Healthwatch Southwark ebulletin-Extra – 20th September 2013



20th September 2013, Edition 6          Healthwatch Southwark eNewsExtra

Have your say on the future of the NHS
NHS England is calling on patients, the public and staff to join in a discussion about the future of the NHS, so it can plan how best to deliver services, now and in the years ahead. This call to action sets out the facts about future demands on NHS services, how the budget is currently spent and how services are delivered. Read more.

NHS Southwark CCG meetings


Influence your local NHS in Southwark | Tuesday 22 October

Join our public event to tell us how you think NHS Southwark CCG can best help and support people to stay healthy over the coming years. The aim is to have greater prevention and self-management and also to improve the patient experience. Read more and book  or call 020 7525 7888.


Help shape Southwark physiotherapy and osteopathy services | Wednesday 25 September

NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group is holding this engagement event at 6pm at Cambridge House. If you have used these services in the last twelve months and are registered with a GP practice in Southwark they want to hear from you. To register a place email: or call 020 7525 7188.


GSTT engagement event | Monday 7 October

Become a member of our Focus Group on the role of new technology in bedside care.

The role of technology in patient care: a focus group to explore the role of the Hospedia patient bedside devices in electronic prescribing and electronic patient notes. We are recruiting Patient Adviser volunteers to attend a Focus Group session on the role of new technology in patient care. The Focus Group will look at two new developments – ePMA and e-Noting – and the potential use of the Hospedia Bedside devices. We are looking for people who can attend a Focus Group session on the 7th October, at either 10.30am to 12.30pm or 5pm to 7pm. The sessions will be at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Education Centre in York Road, London, SE1 7DU.

To apply, please complete this form and return it by Friday, 27th September 2013 by email to or by post to Shirley North, Transformation team, 5th Floor, Hercules House, Hercules Road, London SE1 7DU. Any queries: contact contact Shirley North on 020 7188 6042


Contact the Healthwatch Southwark team:
Phone: 020 7358 7005



Please email articles for future ebulletins to:

Jo Palmer

Communications and Events Officer

Jo Palmer | Communications and Events Officer | Community Action Southwark and Healthwatch Southwark | 1 Addington Square, Camberwell, London, SE5 0HF | t: 020 7358 7023 | f: 0845 305 2160 |


The Transition Fund 2013/14, Round 5 is open for applications – Find out about the criteria changes here.


Southark Forum meeting 1st Oct – join us to influnece the council as it plans to make its budget cuts.


CAS’s 2013 Governance and Leadership Conference is on Wed 6th Nov – Book today.

Join CAS | Follow CAS on twitter @casouthwark | CAS on Facebook

Become a Healthwatch Southwark Supporter | Join twitter @HWSouthwark | Join Facebook

Community Action Southwark is a registered charity (no. 1105835 and a company limited by guarantee in England and Wales (no. 5090324). Registered office address as above.

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