Tag Archives: Health

A tale of two maps: can this be just coincidence?

Yesterday, we published a map illustrating the incidence of obesity among 10 to 11-year-olds across the country, and in London. Croydon is shown to have one of the highest obesity rates among that age group in London, and in the … Continue reading

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Croydon’s children among the most obese in country

More than 22 per cent of Croydon’s children aged 10 to 11 are obese – making the borough one of the worst areas for child obesity, according to a report published by The Economist magazine.

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Croydon CCG quarterly public forum, Feb 25

The next Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group Quarterly Patient and Public Forum takes place on Wednesday February 25, and you are invited to attend. “The event will focus on our future plans for Urgent Care and Primary Care. We would like … Continue reading

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Still seeking input on services ahead of staging Autism Forum

By Andrew Rendle A few weeks ago I wrote on Inside Croydon asking residents for their experience of autism services within Croydon. I said I wanted to hear from those with ASD, their parents and carers, and I’m very grateful … Continue reading

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‘Cancer forced me to dance with the shadow of fear’

Occasional Inside Croydon contributor SUSAN OLIVER, pictured left, has not written for us for a while. Here she explains why Winter 2013 was lousy for me. And then it got a whole lot worse. The downturn started last November. I … Continue reading

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Stop The Incinerator ‘Beer and Bingo’ fund-raiser: Apr 28

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Time to call out the Army? Croydon’s 22,000 victims of abuse

SUSAN OLIVER is very concerned about levels of domestic violence going on in Croydon, and wants to know why it is not being treated as a major health issue I have looked at the Domestic Violence and Abuse Report produced … Continue reading

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