Welcome to Healthwatch Southwark’s latest enewsletterPosted: July 23, 2014 | |
|Hello Healthwatch Supporter!It’s been a busy few weeks with lots going on and exciting things coming soon.A sad goodbye and a huge thank you to Alvin, Healthwatch Southwark Manager
Alvin Kinch is leaving us on the 1st August to take up a post with Healthwatch England as the Development Manager. We are very sad to lose Alvin but the new role will be a fantastic new opportunity and we wish her the very best and would like to assure our supporters that the Manager role is currently being recruited for.
Spotlight on Social Care: 22 July, 4.00 – 6.30pm
Come along to hear presentations from us and Southwark Council, have an opportunity to offer your knowledge and experience of using social care services in the borough and share in some refreshments together.
It’s not too late you can still book a place here and join us!
Our first Annual Report!
Healthwatch Southwark is pleased to publish our first Annual Report 2013-14. You can access it on the website here.
Until next time, enjoy Sunny Southwark!
Alvin, Sec-Chan, Chip & Jo
Local news from across the community
Southwark Manager – Vacancy
Healthwatch Southwark wins national award!
CAS are keen to hear from anyone with any experience with personalisation and personal budgets, please get in touch with Rachel, CAS Policy Officer via: firstname.lastname@example.org
Soft Craft Groups at Blackfriars Settlement
Art? Why not? at Blackfriars Settlement
Potted History- gardening and reminiscence project
Government consulting on Care Act draft regulations
Autism to Autism service
Early Action – stepping back from the cliff edge
Community events and training near you
STORM Training | Dates from 21 July to 17 Feb
Digital Inclusion event | 28 July
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) dicussion group | 28 July
Extended access engagement event | 30 July
Time and Talent’s Summer Party | 6 August
Stress Management Through Movement & Meditation | 8 Oct
Keeping you up-to-date with national news
RLSB Let’s Work it Out employment pack
Integrated Personal Commissioning: New Opportunities for Voluntary and Community Sector
NHS in London Focus Groups
NHS London Immunisation Board
Three Cs launched MaxOut Southwark
Recent NICE published guidance
NICE guidance and updates
Wider use of statins could cut deaths from heart disease
NICE unveils safe staffing plans for nursing care in wards
Realistic weight loss goals better than quick fixes
Latest events from across the country
Accredited Support Brokerage | July dates
Tackling Long Term Conditions | 29 Oct
Health Inequalities in London: Seeking joint solutions for better health outcomes | 29 Nov
Six Day Sleep Counselor Training | Nov 2014