Healthwatch Southwark enewsletter 7 Feb 2014Posted: February 9, 2014 | |
|Welcome to Healthwatch Southwark’s latest enewsletter|
|Hello Supporter!We have lots of events and activities happening as the new year gets into full swing.
Healthwatch Southwark 1000 Lives events
Healthwatch Southwark’s Public Forum – early March
What events do you have coming up?
The Healthwatch Southwark team
Alvin, Sec-Chan, Chip & Jo
Local news from across the community
King’s College Hospital are conducting a research study on patients who will have an elective caesarean to see if enhanced recovery compared to normal recovery practice makes any difference to maternal satisfaction and care and costs. They are looking for patient and public representative to join a committee, to comment and review the protocol. If interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Did you know about the Disability sports clubs in Southwark?
Southwark Health and Wellbeing Board have a Blog for 1000 Lives – they want to hear your voice
Helping over-50s return to work or take up self-employment
Access to Health Services in Southwark – Survey
Community events and training near you
Patient Leadership Training | Wed 19 Feb
Want to be involved in your GP practice & Clinical Commissioning Group work?
SCYSS Forum and Sickle Cell Know the Basics event
SCYSS Parents/Carers Forum | Sat 28 Feb
Mental Health Act event for service users and carers | Thurs 13 March
Keeping you up-to-date with national news
Bowel Cancer UK Over 65 research project – calling for your views and experiences
Invite Supporting family carers of people with dementia – DAA The Carers’ Call to Action
Patient Data to be collected from GPs
NHS England London Region invite to help shape commissioning – Opportunities to be involved
Free friendship phone service for older people launched
Recent NICE published guidance
NICE guidance and updates
Take Have your say on a vision for an enhanced BNF – Read more.
First NICE Medtech Innovation Briefings published – Read more.
Preventing chronic conditions among ethnic minorities and improving access to services – guidelines published – Read them here.
Latest events from across the country
Train the Trainer: Breast Health Promotion course | wed 5 & Thurs 6 March
Medicine and Me: Living with diabetic eye disease | Fri 21 March
Register today for your ticket to attend the NICE Annual Conference | 13-14 May