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Monday, 1 August, 2016 - 20:16

What children say about their dentist

We said that as part of our plans for this year, we would find out more about people’s experience of local dentistry services.

Healthwatch Camden is independent from the services local people use, and so represents an opportunity for local people voice their experiences to make sure that health and social care services really meet  your needs.

Wednesday, 6 July, 2016 - 20:31

Making a difference

Wednesday, 6 July, 2016 - 19:30

Guest Blog: Camden CCG Chair - Dr Caz Sayer


Wednesday, 6 July, 2016 - 19:23

We attended the Primrosehill Festival

On Saturday 11 June, Shelly Khan our Engagement Manager and Lindi Maqhubela our Communications Manager attended the Primrose Hill Festival. It’s organised by The Primrose Hill Community Association - a group of local business people working together on a voluntary basis.

At our stall Shelly and Lindi handed out information about our work, encouraged people to volunteer with us and gathered feedback for our ‘Your Voice Counts’ campaign.

Wednesday, 6 July, 2016 - 19:12

Message from Frances Hasler – Healthwatch Camden, Director

2016 is our third anniversary. We published our third annual report, showing what we have achieved over the three years.  

We’ve been out and about at events in the local community, we’ve gathered your feedback on health and social care services in Camden. We’ve listen to what you think matters and have set our priorities accordingly. Together we can create a better health and social care system for us all.

Monday, 9 May, 2016 - 18:00

Blog on Being Outstanding - by Frances Hasler

An NHS trust in the North East of England has just been rated as “Outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Being rated as outstanding is rare – just four trusts in the country have been given this rating so far. NHS trusts in Camden are good, and have some outstanding services, but none so far has been judged “outstanding” overall.

Monday, 9 May, 2016 - 17:37

We attended the Volunteer Fair

On Wednesday 20 April, Carl our Business Co-ordinator attended the Volunteer Fair, organised by Volunteer Centre Camden.

We know the massive role the voluntary sector plays in the provision of health and social care services. We’d like to work in partnership with organisations and individuals so that together we can benefit our community.

Monday, 9 May, 2016 - 17:21

Update on some recent blogs:

1. On 2nd March, we announced that we were planning an ‘enter and view’ visit to the Royal Free Hospital. The report on that visit is now published, you can read it here

Monday, 9 May, 2016 - 16:50

Message from Frances Hasler – Healthwatch Camden, Director

The start of the financial year in April is also the start of the work year for Healthwatch Camden, so we’re looking forward to what we’ll be doing over the next twelve months.

Wednesday, 30 March, 2016 - 14:13

We attended the AGM and Volunteer Coordinators’ Forum

Shelly Khan our Community and Engagement Volunteer Manager attended the AGM and Volunteer Coordinators’ Forum on 16th March.