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Tuesday, 25 September, 2018 - 15:39

Guest bloggers: Professor Fares Haddad, (UCLH) and Rob Hurd,Chief Executive (RNOH)

 

Our guest bloggers for this month are Fares Haddad, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at University College Hospital, London (UCLH) and Rob Hurd, the Chief Executive of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH).  They are both leading a review of orthopaedic care in the area.

Monday, 24 September, 2018 - 18:11

Helping people have a say - St Pancras Hospital Redevelopment Proposal

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust are proposing the move of in-patient beds from St Pancras Hospital to a new, purpose built unit in Highgate. There is no plan to reduce the number of beds — just to move their location.

Monday, 24 September, 2018 - 17:21

Our community centres report is in a local newspaper!

Last week one of our joint projects was featured in the Ham & High local newspaper.

Monday, 24 September, 2018 - 16:39

We’re working in partnership with local organisations

We're working in partnership with Camden Council and Camden’s Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

We want to promote Accessible Information Standard and Deaf Awareness in Camden Practices. 

We aim to break down barriers, so that patients can easily access health services.

 

Accessible Information Standard (AIS) 

From 1st August 2016 all organisations that provide NHS care and / or publicly-funded adult social care were legally required to follow the Accessible Information Standard.

Monday, 24 September, 2018 - 13:57

Message from Frances Hasler - Healthwatch Camden Director

Recently a local resident e-mailed about a consultation event. He pointed out that he was “spoiled for choice” for events on that day – the clinical commissioning group, the mental health trust and the sustainability and transformation partnership were all consulting on different topics.

It is welcome that local NHS bodies are consulting on their plans, however it is hard to keep track of the sheer volume of change. For concerned residents it is hard to know where best to focus attention if they want to influence future services.