Category Archives: Healthwatch Croydon

Croydon NHS public event, Surrey Street, Feb 27

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GPs need to do more to help health of homeless, says report

Croydon’s family doctors need to do more to help the homeless, according to report published this week by Healthwatch Croydon. The study, Experiences of Homeless People Using Health Services, recorded the experiences of homeless people who were referred by the … Continue reading

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81% BME carers given inadequate advice by GPs, report finds

Croydon’s family doctors need to recognise the roles of black and Asian carers and support them more by referring them to relevant services, according to research published today by Healthwatch Croydon. Among its findings, the Healthwatch report found that fewer … Continue reading

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South Norwood barbers puts free haircuts in the picture

A community event is being held at Cutter Barbers in South Norwood next month, where young BAME men can receive a free haircut. Following a successful funding application made to Healthwatch Croydon, the community event will coincide with Black History … Continue reading

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Young Healthwatch Day, Whitgift Street, Aug 22

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Healthwatch wants responses on quality of GP services

Croydon Healthwatch, the local watchdog on health and social care services, is running an online questionnaire exploring black and minority ethnic carers’ experiences of GP services. “We want everyone in Croydon to receive the best care possible, and would love … Continue reading

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Teenage sexual health services discussion, Mar 31

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