Volunteer for North Kensington: Community Researcher Position

If you are looking for a flexible volunteer role, North Kensington Volunteer Centre is looking for a Community Researcher to collect valuable information to help local people shape the services and support they receive. We are looking for people who are passionate about making a difference in our community. As a Community Researcher, you will …

Exciting opportunity: Employing Organisations for Link Workers in H&F

There is an exciting opportunity for those in Hammersmith and Fulham’s voluntary sector! New link workers will be employed by the Primary Care Network  via the new GP contract, and there is potential funding for some additional link workers with a cancer specialism, funded by Macmillan.  If you wish to be considered as an employing …

Mental Health Services Transformation: Experts-by-experience needed across West London

Are you interested in improving the mental health services for adults with serious mental illness in Ealing, Hounslow or Hammersmith & Fulham? Well, this is your chance! West London NHS Trust are looking for Expert-by-experience Advisors and Expert-by-experience Carer Advisors to join their Transformation Programme. What is the Transformation Programme? In 2015, North West London …

Beatrice Place Enter & View Report – CNWL Response Issued

The staff, residents and carers of 3 Beatrice Place have welcomed the feedback from Healthwatch following their Enter and View visit in November 2018. Healthwatch Central West London made a set of recommendations, which are now being progressed as per the below: Category Recommendation Progress Environment (2 recommendations) 1) Improve daylight by keeping blinds open …

Free Skills Training for over-50s with St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance is aiming to increase resilience amongst older people in their local areas. The goal is to offer vital skills to help people feel more confident in coping in emergency situations whilst ultimately, saving lives. They have been running first aid sessions all over London, Birmingham and the East of England. In their …

Our Annual Report 2019 has landed

  Our Annual Report is here! We’re thrilled to share some of our proudest achievements from 2018/19, as well as our strategic focus for the coming year. Click the link and download the PDF document to read all about…   + The work of our amazing team of staff and volunteers + Our research projects …

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 …

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 …