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04.06.2019

Carers Week 2019

Not being able to talk to friends about caring ‘leaves one in three unpaid carers socially isolated’. Seven national charities have come together to launch the theme for Carers Week 2019, the UK’s ‘drive to…

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04.06.2019

Volunteers’ Week 2019

Volunteers’ Week is a chance to celebrate and say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to celebrate…

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28.02.2019

Mental Health Advocacy Project Coordinator Vacancy (Roma Support Group)

The Roma Support Group is looking to appoint a Mental Health Advocacy Project Coordinator. 21 hours per week; £27,846 pro rata per annum (actual £16,708 per annum) Duration of the project: 22 months We are seeking…

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13.06.2017

NHS England Clinical Reference Group Patient Public Voice Opportunities – Paediatric Medicine and Perinatal Mental Health

NHS England Specialised Commissioning is recruiting members to its Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs). CRGs bring together groups of clinicians, commissioners, public health experts, patients and carers. They use their specific knowledge and expertise to advise…

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13.06.2017

NHS England Clinical Reference Group Patient Public Voice Opportunities – Children and Adolescent Mental Health

NHS England is seeking as a patient public representative for the Specialised Commissioning Clinical Reference Group (CRG): Children and Adolescent Mental Health: https://www.england.nhs.uk/commissioning/spec-services/npc-crg/group-c/c03/ CRGs bring together clinicians, commissioners, public health experts, patients and carers for their…

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07.06.2017

NHS England Clinical Reference Group Patient Public Voice Opportunities

NHS England Specialised Commissioning is recruiting Patient Public Voice members to its Medicines Optimisation Clinical Reference Group which looks at all medicines/conditions. The group supports all the clinical reference groups (CRGs). For further information: https://www.england.nhs.uk/commissioning/spec-services/npc-crg/medicines-optimisation/…

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13.01.2017

Healthwatch Waltham Forest response to Whipps Cross University Hospital CQC Report

On 16th December the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published the report on the quality of care at Whipps Cross. Whipps Cross was rated as Inadequate overall after inspection by the CQC in July and August…

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24.08.2016

Access for All

On 24th May 2016, Healthwatch Waltham Forest attended a conference with other local Healthwatchs across North, East and Central London to share the findings from a project aimed at raising awareness of the barriers faced…

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16.08.2016

Youth Health Champion Pilot programme underway in Waltham Forest Secondary Schools

In July 2016 the London Borough of Waltham Forest saw the first cohort of Youth Health Champions trained in Waltham Forest Secondary Schools. This programme is commissioned by the Public Health Department. The Youth Health…

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28.06.2016

Healthwatch Network Award 2016

Work of Healthwatch Waltham Forest was commended for the Healthwatch Network Award! The national award celebrates the difference local Healthwatch have made to health and social care in the past year. Our work on Phlebotomy…

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