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Hospitals and boroughs prepare for London’s second lockdown

Croydon NHS chiefs offer assurance that they are more ready to handle a ‘second wave’ of the pandemic Croydon is to be placed on Tier 2 covid-19 lockdown measures from Saturday, with a ban on households mixing indoors. The new … Continue reading

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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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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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Local charities carrying burden as NHS fails asylum seekers

Asylum seekers are being left behind in using health services, because their greatest need is just surviving the day, rather than health issues, according to a report from Healthwatch Croydon. The report – Refugees and Asylum Seekers: The health and … Continue reading

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Healthwatch announces new CEO with limited job prospects

Healthwatch Croydon, the watchdog for local health services, has appointed an interim chief executive, even though the body does not have any guarantee of funding beyond next March. With the NHS Trust which runs Mayday Hospital and Croydon CCG, the … Continue reading

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