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Dignity Champion volunteers left wanting more after training event

Last night’s training session on ‘Mental Health Act and Mental Health Capacity Act, Detention’ drew to a close a series of three training events laid on by Aliki, the Dignity Champions Officer at Healthwatch CWL for her volunteers. Aliki has a wealth of experience in the health and social care sector and is herself an …
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PPG Week with Healthwatch Central West London

It’s PPG Week! For those of you who are involved with your local Patient Participation Groups, that means a week to celebrate your achievements and to set your group’s goals for the coming year – we hope that you have registered for our PPG Annual Celebration event at St Columba’s Church, Pont Street, on Wednesday …
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Get Involved With Your Local Events This Carers Week!

You might be aware that Carers Week 2019 is fast approaching, running from 10th – 16th June. NHS Central North West London (NHS CNWL) will be hosting events to celebrate carers and share knowledge and good practice with staff and carers about involving families and loved ones in patient care. You can access the timetable …
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Develop National Institute for Health and Care Excellent (NICE Standards) as an Indicators Advisory Committee Lay Member

NICE is looking for people to join the Indicators Advisory Committee in developing and updating a range of NICE quality standards as a standing lay member The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) produces guidance on the most effective ways to prevent, diagnose and treat disease and ill health, and provide social care …
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Response to Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Consultation on Primary and Urgent Care Changes.

Healthwatch Central West London (CWL) and its H&F Committee welcome the opportunity to comment on Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Consultation on Primary and Urgent Care Changes. Healthwatch H&F Local Committee had an input in the design of the consultation document during the pre-consultation period through meetings with CCG representatives. The meetings aimed …
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Health & Wellbeing Programmes at the Abbey Centre

New Gardening Project Starts Soon! FREE sessions to gain skills, meet people and learn all about growing plants! There will be two different instructors running sessions on different days: Every Thursday until 20th June: 9:30am-11:30am Tuesday 11th June & Wednesday 17th July: 10am-12pm Either drop in on the day or get in touch: george.wallis@theabbeycentre.org.uk or …
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Public Consultation on Proposed Move of Moorfields Eye Hospital’s (City Road) Services

A public consultation is running on a proposal to move Moorfields Eye Hospital’s services to a new centre bringing together excellent eye care, ground-breaking research and world-leading education in ophthalmology. The consultation runs between Friday 24 May and Monday 16 September – and they would like to hear your views. Eye care services would move from …
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Engagement with Advocacy Project

Would you like to shape mental health services in London? Do you have experience of Mental Health issues as a service user or carer?  The Advocacy Project are looking for passionate service users and carers across London to take part in exciting engagement activities that will help shape and influence the NHS Adult Mental Health …
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Open Age Activity Programme: Hammersmith & Fulham

Hammersmith & Fulham’s Spring/Summer Activity Programme for people over 50 is here! There will be a new Second Half Club opening in the borough, at All Saints Church, Fulham – from 3rd June to 15th July. The full programme can be accessed when you click this link: HF programme April to July 2019 Final It …
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Mind Skills Development Service

Mind’s Better Lives Programme offers training courses, employment support, work opportunities and workshops for adults experiencing mental health problems. Mind training and employment programmes are recovery focused and combine educational, creative and wellbeing activities to achieve the best outcomes for trainees and adult learners. Taught by experienced tutors, peer mentors and volunteers, Mind courses are highly …
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