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Volunteers Week 2018: Meet Jacky

The 1st – 7th June is National Volunteers Week. To celebrate the work of our volunteers, and to highlight the benefits of volunteering, we spoke to Jackie, one of our Dignity Champions, and active member of her Patient Participation Group. What inspired you to become a volunteer? In 2014 I was asked to represent my …
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Student Volunteering Week 2018: Meet Maryam

During February, organisations across the UK celebrated student volunteering week. We caught up with Maryam, a student at UCL who recently joined us to support our communications. What does your role involve? As part of my role I work with Flora to support communications and social media activity, and to look how Healthwatch CWL communicates …
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Healthwatch Annual Meeting 2017

On the 7th November we welcomed 100 Healthwatch members to our fourth annual meeting. Across the evening we heard from Healthwatch staff, volunteers, and trustees talking about the work we have achieved in the past year. This included updates from each borough, and focused presentations around Grenfell Tower and Charing Cross Hospital. We were also very …
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Let’s Talk Mental Health in Hammersmith & Fulham

This year mental health was identified as a key focus area for Hammersmith & Fulham. Therefore, we decided to hold an event that would facilitate a dialogue around mental health services, as well helping us to find a more specific mental health focus. After running a survey asking people what they would like a mental …
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