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Thursday, 6 August, 2015 - 19:24

Camden New Town Community Festival

Peter, our volunteer co-ordinator attended the Camden New Town Community Festival in Camden Square Garden, on 19 July 2015. The festival runs every year and is a celebration of history, music, dance and our multicultural community.

Thursday, 6 August, 2015 - 19:19

Health for people with learning disabilities in Camden

On July 15, Shelly, our Community and Engagement Volunteer Manager, spoke at Camden Council’s planning meeting for people with learning disabilities. The aim of the discussion was to better understand the health and social care needs of people with learning disabilities in Camden.

Thursday, 6 August, 2015 - 19:16

Alma Street Fair

On July 5 we attended the Alma Street Fair, organised by Inkerman Resident’s Association. Peter our Community Outreach Officer, manned the Healthwatch Camden stall.

Thursday, 6 August, 2015 - 19:11

Message from Frances Hasler – Healthwatch Camden, Director

“Being” Healthwatch

The theme of this year’s Healthwatch England conference was “Being Healthwatch”. Now that the Healthwatch network has been in place for two years, how do we fulfil our role? The answers are different for each local Healthwatch, because the context in which we work is different. For us in Camden, being Healthwatch means working in partnership with our large and diverse voluntary and community sector. 

Tuesday, 7 July, 2015 - 13:38

South End Green Community Festival

This year the South End Green Festival was held on Sunday June 28. Run by South End Green Association, profits go towards supporting local initiatives that help make South End Green an even better neighbourhood to live and work in. Shelly our Community and Engagement Volunteer Manager, and Peter our Community Outreach Officer manned the Healthwatch Camden stall.

Tuesday, 7 July, 2015 - 13:29

We attended the Primrose Hill Festival

On Saturday 27 June, Peter our volunteer co-ordinator attended the Primrose Hill Festival, a bi-annual event to raise money to fund the Village Christmas lights. It’s organised by The Primrose Hill Business Association - a group of local business people working together on a voluntary basis.

Tuesday, 7 July, 2015 - 13:26

We were at the Kentish Town Community Festival

On Saturday 6 June, we attended the Kentish Town Community Festival. Shelly our Community and Engagement Volunteer Manager, and Peter our Community Outreach Officer manned our stall and handed out information to let people know about Healthwatch Camden’s role in the community, and also to get more volunteers.

Tuesday, 7 July, 2015 - 13:13

Message from Frances Hasler, Healthwatch Camden Director

We’ve reached our two year anniversary, and just published our second annual report, showing what we’ve achieved over the two years.  

We’ve worked really hard to become a valuable voice in health and social care in Camden. We’ve worked with many local organisations and met local people at numerous community events.

Tuesday, 7 July, 2015 - 13:07

Camden Carer’s Week

On Wednesday 10 June, we attended Camden Carer’s Week Health and Wellbeing Fair.

We aim to champion the views of carer’s and other groups in our community that often go unheard, so Shelly our Community and Engagement Volunteer Manager, and Peter  our Community Outreach Officer gave out information about our work, and encouraged a two-way dialogue. We want everyone to be involved so that we can understand the issues that affect different communities.