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18/10/2018

Healthwatch Camden AGM is on Tuesday 23 October 18.00-20.00

We'll be at the St Pancras and Somers Town Living Centre

Please RSVP at info@healthwatchcamden.co.uk  inc. any support needs, by 22nd October 2018

Agenda attached.

18/10/2018

The national data opt-out service was introduced on 25 May 2018 providing a secure and accessible way for the public to opt out of their confidential patient information being used for reasons other than their individual care and treatment.

Having raised awareness about the national data opt-out with health and adult social care organisations across England, the next phase is for us to enable you and your organisation to comply with the national data opt-out policy and know when and how to apply the opt-out to your data uses/disseminations.

Please complete this very short survey to help us develop the support, guidance and advice you need during this next stage.   It should only take 5 minutes.  

Your data will be submitted anonymously and will only be used by NHS Digital for the research purposes specified.  The survey will close at 5pm on Wednesday 31 October 2018.

15/10/2018

You are invited to an open event on Thursday 18 October from 2pm - 4pm, to hear the thinking to date, and give your thoughts for the future.  The event will comprise a short presentation, followed by round table discussions and an opportunity to ask questions.   Anyone with an interest in these services is welcome to attend. 

This event will be held at the Arlington Conference Centre   Light refreshments will be served

15/10/2018

In a joint project Camden Carers Service along with Camden Disability Action and Camden Musculoskeletal would like to invite to our Working together for your musculoskeletal health and wellbeing event. 

Taking place:  Charlie Ratchford Resource Centre, Belmont Street, NW1 8HF. - Wednesday 17th October.
Registration will be from 10:30am, the event will begin from 11am and finish at 4pm. Refreshments will be available.

For further information please visit www.camdenmsk.nhs.uk 

15/10/2018

Voluntary Action Camden e-bulletin 12th October 2018

News  |  Funding  |  VAC Events  |  Other Events  |  Jobs & Volunteers  |  Offers & Resources

London's Voluntary Sector: Picking Up The Pieces; Council tenants and leaseholders Survey; Employing a personal assistant; An evening with Antony Gormley; Health Walks with WEP; Health Advocate Volunteers; Board Games at WEP; Camden Intergenerational Network; Tame Anxiety; Livingmaps Network lecture + training, events, funding opportunities, jobs, volunteering, trustees and more 

11/10/2018

Find tools and resources to help yourself and others to feel better.

From managing your anxiety to meeting like-minded people, whatever it is that you need, we want to help you find it.

Self Assessment, Urgent Support, Anxious, Sleep Deprived, Stressed, Sad or Low   https://www.good-thinking.uk/

Over 100,000 Londoners take up unique opportunity to boost their wellbeing online.

11/10/2018

CQC warns of growing ‘care injustice’, with access to good care increasingly dependent on how well local systems work together

This year’s State of Care shows that most people are still getting good care – when they can access it.   #StateOfCare

11/10/2018

Closing 15 Oct 2018

We are conducting survey of Council tenants and leaseholders to find out what level of influence you think you should have in the delivery and running of the Council's housing services.

You can also request an easy-read or large print version of this survey, or let us know if you need it to be translated into another language.

Why We Are Consulting
The Council are seeking the views of tenants and leaseholders  to contribute to the development of our Resident Participation Strategy 2019 -2022.

Give Us Your Views  Online Survey

10/10/2018

@MindCharity

On #WorldMentalHealthDay, and every other day, we’re here to make sure everyone with a mental health problem gets support and respect https://bit.ly/2Cy4w4n  #WMHD18

Taking care of yourself
You might not be talking about it, because mental health is still a taboo subject. But there are small, simple steps you can take to make your workplace mentally healthier.

Taking care of your staff
Our research confirms that a culture of fear and silence around mental health is costly to employers. Starting a conversation about mental health doesn’t have to be difficult. We can show you how

10/10/2018

Support and services in Camden

There are many mental health services available in Camden and this service directory aims to make it easier to find the support that is right for you.

We believe mental health and wellbeing is as important as looking after your physical health. Below you will find a list of the services available, what they offer and who they are best suited for. There may be a number of services that could help you boost your mental health and wellbeing.

Some organisations offer activities that will suit a wide range of people, rather than focusing on a particular activity or type of mental health support.

If you’re not sure where to start, you might find it useful to contact some of the service providers or have a conversation with your GP. 

09/10/2018

The self-care sessions are open to parents, carers, patients and local Camden residents. There are 25 free available slots at each support session. Poster attached for your information - you will also find below a youtube link of the promotional video.

Starting from 11 October 2018, a Camden GP and a Camden pharmacist will deliver four workshops in locations across the Borough. The workshops will inform participants about what local services are available to them in addition to their GPs, and how they can better manage their health.  Attendees will receive a take-away booklet full of useful resources and details of Camden's health and wellbeing services.   All you have to do to register is click on the following link – click here.

09/10/2018

Thursday 25th October at the London Irish Centre

Please join us for the Annual Camden Youth Action Showcase celebrating the work of young people across Camden.

We will be showcasing work from our Peer Education projects, Peer Mentoring programme and Camden Champions. The event is organised by young people.

Doors will open at 11am, for a prompt 11:30am start.  Register here.

08/10/2018

Newsletter – October 2018

08/10/2018

EPILEPSY AS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY- IMPROVING URGENT AND EMERGENCY CARE 

•    Ian Wilmer - Advanced Paramedic Practitioner - Critical Care
•    Claire Glazebrook – Epilepsy Society

5.30pm - 7.30pm  AGENDA  & ALL MEETING PAPERS: WWW.PATIENTSFORUMLAS.NET