Have you say in shaping Croydon’s health services 5, 7 and 9 November

You can have you say in trying to shape Croydon’s health services at events on Thursday 5, Saturday 7 November,  and Monday 9 November.

  • Croydon’s health and social care services

The Healthwatch Croydon Advisory Forum meeting on Thursday 5 November (4-6pm)  is looking for volunteers to become members reflecting all ages and backgrounds. Their role is to inform the Healthwatch Croydon Board and staff of current health and social care issues and enable decisions to be made that reflect the community’s perspective. This is an opportunity to find out more about what the Advisory Group does, vote for a new chair and vice-chair or consider running for a role yourself.

Mind in Croydon, 10 Altyre Road, East Croydon, CR0 5LA. Book your place:


If you know people who are not on line please let them know that they can book by calling 020 8663 5648.

  • Croydon Mental Health Services

On Monday 9 November (4–6pm) The governors of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) have organised a meeting for members and the public to have their say and find out more about what is going on locally to support people with mental health issues. The meeting is aimed at the Trust’s 13,000 members and anyone who uses SLaM’s services or wants to find out more about what it does.

MIND’s Fairfield Hall room, 10 Altyre Road, East Croydon CR0 5LA.

The organisers would be helpful to know for planning purposes whether you will be attending. Please contact Carol Stevenson on 020 322 2411 or carol.stevenson@slam.nhs.uk  

This meeting gives an opportunity to ask SLAM what its initial reactions are the mental health aspects of the interim report of the Opportunity & Fairness Commission.

  • Protecting and improving the NHS

For details of the Assembly go to


You can  email your interest in attending to


About seancreighton1947

I have lived in Norbury since July 2011. I blog on Croydon, Norbury and history events,news and issues. I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I have submitted views to Council Committees and gave evidence against the Whitgift Centre CPO and to the Local Plan Inquiry. I am a member of Norbury Village Residents Association and Chair of Norbury Community Land Trust, and represent both on the Love Norbury community organisations partnership Committee. I used to write for the former web/print Croydon Citizen. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics history database. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour, radical and suffrage movements, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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