Healthwatch Southwark: 1000 lives, People with Long Term Conditions and Recruiting Lay Member & Chair

A reminder… 

  1. 1000 lives engagement – 25th February 2014, 11am-5pm.
  2. SLIC Workshop for Long Term Conditions – 27th February 2014, 11-2.30pm
  3. Calling for Lay Member and Chair to be part of the Healthwatch Board – deadline 21st Feb at 5pm

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  1. 1.   Let’s talk about…your health and wellbeing – Event 25th Feb 

We want to hear your voice – please tell us your health story.

Southwark’s Health and Wellbeing Board wants to talk to 1,000 Southwark residents about their health and wellbeing, using a storytelling approach to inform the next Health and Wellbeing Strategy – we are calling this “1,000 Lives”.

Lets talk leaflet 25 Feb

BY telling us your experience, you will help us to understand what you need to stay well, recover from an illness or deal with a long-term condition. Lunch and refreshsments rpvoided to say thank you for telling us your story. Leaflet attached

Time: Tuesday 25th Feb 11am – 5pm. Lunch 12-2pm

Venue: Inspire, The Crypt at St. Peter’s Liverpool Grove, SE17 2HH

Who: Anyonewho lives or work in Southwark and wants to have a say on health and wellbeing

Email healthstory@southwark.gov.uk or call Layla Davidson 020 7525 4285

  1. 2.   Calling people with Long Term Conditions – Workshop – 27th Feb

Do you have:

  • diabetes, HIV, mental ill-health, asthma, chronic heart or kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cardio-vascular disease, epilepsy, and so on?

Southwark and Lambeth Integrated Care are holding a workshop to help develop services for people with long term conditions. Long term conditions include the conditions above.  

At this workshop, we are keen for people to come along who are living with a long term condition, or multiple long term conditions. We also want to include people who have experience of caring for someone with a long term condition, or who work in the voluntary or community sector with people with long term conditions.

The workshop is on Thursday 27 February from 11.00am – 2.30pm and is at the Maudsley Learning Centre, ORTUS learning and events centre, 82 – 96 Grove Lane, London SE5 8SN. Attached a link to the venue http://www.maudsleylearning.com/ortus-location/

A light lunch will be provided.  Spaces are limited, so if you are interested in attending, please book your place by contacting Southwark and Lambeth Integrated Care by phoning on 020 7525 0385 or email at info@slicare.org

  1. 3.   Calling for Lay Member and Chair for Healthwatch Southwark Board – deadline 21st Feb at 5pm

Healthwatch Southwark is recruiting a Lay Member and Chair to join the Healthwatch Board. Both roles will play a part to champion the Southwark patient and public voice to influence the delivery and design of local care services for Southwark residents. If you are interested, please send an email to info@healthwatchsouthwark.co.uk where we will send out an brief job description and person specification. Deadline for closing applications: 21st Feb 5pm

Have a lovely weekend,

Alvin, Sec-Chan and Chip

Healthwatch Southwark Team 

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