|Welcome to Healthwatch Southwark’s latest enewsletter|
We’ve had a busy time since the festivities getting back into gear with all that is happening around care services in Southwark.
1000 Lives – Lets Talk about your health and wellbeing
Building Our Network Update!
Guests were also asked to share their understanding of our priority areas. Click here to read a report, a full report is available upon request. We will be holding another forum in March.
Board Chair and Lay Board Member recruitment
Focus Group findings
The Healthwatch Southwark team
Alvin, Sec-Chan and Chip
Local news from across the community
March 2014 public meetings: let your voice be heard
Southwark’s new London Youth Games Disability Swimming Programme
‘My Guide is a Guide Dog’ – for people with sight loss in Southwark
Every step counts – walking for heath
Community events and training near you
Health and Wellbeing day at Blackfriars Settlement | Wed 29 Jan
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop for beginners
Patient Leadership Training | Wed 19 Feb
Mental Health and Street Gangs’ workshop | 26 Feb
Keeping you up-to-date with national news
Free friendship phone service for older people launched
Information for Health Professionals on Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
Extra funding for mental health nurses at police stations and courts
Patient Data to be collected from GPs
Bowel Cancer UK Over 65 research project – calling for your views and experiences
NHS England London Region invite to help shape commissioning – Opportunities to be involved
Women’s experiences of maternity care – survey results
Recent NICE published guidance
NICE guidance and updates
Take head injuries seriously and treat quickly, says NICE – read more.
NICE autism quality standard will help tackle ‘real variation in care’ – read more.
Preventing chronic conditions among ethnic minorities and improving access to services – read more.
The 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