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14 August 2019

Healthwatch Enfield has written to Enfield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) asking them to keep the urgent care centre (UCC) at Chase Farm Hospital open until 10pm and not to proceed with the proposal to close an hour earlier. The watchdog body has also uncovered confusion about the last time that patients can arrive and the roles of the UCC

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05 July 2019

The Urgent Care Centre at Chase Farm Hospital is currently open 8am – 10pm every day but local decision-makers and providers are looking at the possibility of changing this. It is proposed that the Centre closes one hour earlier, at 9pm every day. This would mean that you could arrive up to 9pm to be seen before having to use an alternative service elsewhere.

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05 July 2019

From this week, there have been changes to how you can book an evening and/or weekend GP appointment in Enfield. The previous telephone number (03000 333 666) will no longer be available. You can book an appointment via your GP practice (if they are open) or via calling 111.

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25 June 2019

Healthwatch Enfield is currently working with North Mid to listen to your feedback and use that feedback to make the wards better for patients, to make them better for you. After all, none of us know when we will need to stay in hospital… but what we all know is that we want it to be a positive experience so why not share your views with us? It’s easy!

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22 May 2019

Bambos Charalambous MP took time out of his busy schedule on Friday 10th May to visit Macmillan Cancer Support professionals at North Middlesex University Hospital. He has a particular interest in the exceptional work taking place within the Macmillan Palliative care team at the hospital. Mr Charalambous hopes that their example of good practice can be replicated across the country in line with his recently proposed private members bill aiming to improve the provision of care for terminally ill patients nationwide to make the system better and fairer.

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20 February 2019

Thrive LND, the citywide movement to improve the mental health and wellbeing of all Londoners, has published a new report titled Londoners Said…

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29 January 2019

An NHS organisation in North Central London is seeking two resident representatives to join a team which will be piloting the introduction of Teledermatology - a new method of diagnosing skin conditions.

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08 January 2019

Bookings are open for Healthwatch Enfield's Annual Conference

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12 December 2018

The National Centre for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a 'quick guide' with advice for people with dementia, their families and their carers

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31 October 2018

Defend Enfield NHS are suggesting that people join the Patient Participation Group at their GP practice

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11 October 2018

Enfield Council and Healthwatch Enfield are calling a public meeting to give you an opportunity to share your views about the proposals to reduce the number of hospitals providing planned operations for bones and joints, such as hip and knee replacements

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07 October 2018

The board of North Middlesex University Hospital Trust has decided not to pursue the proposal that the trust become a full member of the Royal Free London group.

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17 September 2018

Information about how to spot sepsis in young children

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01 August 2018

The NHS - on the Brink? was the title used by Professor Sue Richards for her talk to mark the opening of How Come We Didn't Know?, a photographic exhibiition tracing the increasing involvement of big corporations in the National Health Service. Sue Davies from Defend Enfield NHS outlines what Professor Richards had to say.

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28 July 2018

A decision about whether or not the North Middlesex University NHS Trust should become part of the Royal Free London Foundation NHS Trst will be taken in early October.

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13 June 2018

Healthwatch Enfield is hosting two events to give local people an opportunity to discuss and influence the future direction of the North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust. Participants will have a unique opportunity to talk directly to the Chief Executive and other senior leaders at the North Mid about their priorities and how they think the hospital should develop over the next five years.

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11 June 2018

The fire at Chase Farm on Sunday evening was confined to a single mental health ward in the Camlet 1 building.

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30 May 2018

A consultation on the criteria for deciding whether the NHS in London will carry out hip and knee operations runs until 4th June.

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16 May 2018

A meeting is being held on 7th June with the aim of increasing the number of people who are members of Patient Participation Groups at their GP surgery.

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10 April 2018

A local group set up to defend NHS services in Enfield is asking everyone concerned about thefuture of the Health Service to join their surgery’s Patient Participation Group. Dr Martin Blanchard of Defend Enfield NHS explains: “We are asking people concerned about the future of the NHS to join their local Patient Participation Group because it will help us discover in more detail what exactly is going on in Enfield and will provide more opportunities for us to probe and question.......

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