Tag Archives: Healthwatch Croydon

Family and friends the biggest help to covid shielders – report

Croydon’s communities, friends and families rallied around to provide most help to those shielding from covid-19 during the early months of the pandemic emergency, a health services report has found. The latest report from Healthwatch Croydon, the local health services … Continue reading

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Take part in Healthwatch survey on covid-19 and mental health

Healthwatch Croydon wants to know your views on how covid-19 has affected your mental health. Healthwatch describes itself as “your local champion for better health and social care”. It functions as an intermediary between the public and health and care … Continue reading

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Healthwatch Croydon Health and Care Plan meeting, Jun 12

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Healthwatch Croydon names its new six-member local board

Healthwatch Croydon, the area’s health service watchdog, has appointed a new local leadership board. Comprising Croydon residents, Edwina Morris, a recently retired social worker, has been appointed chair with Martin Faiers as deputy. Pat Knight, Brian Matthews, Anantha Ramaswamy and … Continue reading

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GPs fail to show registration good practice in their practices

Only three of Croydon’s 56 GP doctors’ surgeries consistently provide correct information on patient registration and a helpful way with good attitude, according to an insight report published today by Healthwatch Croydon. And at two surgeries in the borough, phone … Continue reading

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Take part in Croydon BME Forum’s well-being survey

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Council appoints Dorset firm to run Croydon health watchdog

Healthwatch Croydon is to be under new management from next week. A Bournemouth-based firm, Help and Care, won a tender process held by Croydon Council and will run the health watchdog from April. The council has issued no official statement … 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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Report: sexual health services for teens must improve

Croydon’s teenagers will have the opportunity to advise on how sexual health services can meet their needs, following a report published today by Healthwatch Croydon. Croydon has some of the highest rates of abortions, repeat abortions, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) … Continue reading

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NHS watchdog has ‘crucial role’ to play over STP reform

In what may turn out to be one of its final acts as a publicly funded watchdog for NHS patients in the borough, Healthwatch Croydon has made a call for it to keep a close check on the latest round … Continue reading

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Healthwatch Croydon’s CEO to leave post after 18 months

Charlie Ladyman is to step down as chief executive of Healthwatch Croydon, after just 18 months in the post. Healthwatch Croydon is the body which represents NHS patients and users of social care in the borough, dealing with those who … Continue reading

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Healthwatch Croydon, annual meeting and fair, Oct 5

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