This page has information about:
Patient and Public Involvement Reference Group (PPIRG),
Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Healthwatch Croydon, Walk-in Centres,
Croydon Health & Wellbeing Board, Public Health, NHS Choices, Mental Health and
National Association for Patient Participation (N.A.P.P.)
Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) chair meetings of this group - see: PPIRG
The PPG Representatives for the Woodside/Shirley group of GP Practices are Pat Shepard (Shirley Medical Centre PPG) & Bob Sleeman (Stovell House PPG). See:
GP Member Practices
There have been meetings in December 2014 and March 2015.
There have also been consultation meetings for the Croydon Referral Process known as "CReSS" and the Musculoskeletal Clinical Assessment and Triage Service "MCATS".
For more information see: the CReSS explanatory leaflet (a PDF download)
the Croydon MCATS Referral Guidelines Croydon MCATS Update
Croydon CCG is a membership organisation made up of all 59 GP practices in the borough of Croydon. They are responsible for commissioning
(buying) healthcare services for the residents of Croydon. These will include healthcare services you receive at hospitals, in the community
and mental health services.
Review of Croydon CCG's Fair Processing Notice Sep 2106
For more information see: www.croydonccg.nhs.uk/
We work to help local people get the best out of their local health and social care services. Whether it's improving them today or
helping to shape them for tomorrow.
For more information see: http://www.healthwatchcroydon.co.uk/
Health and wellbeing boards are under a duty to prepare a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA). A JSNA is a process by which local authority
areas review and describe the health and wellbeing needs in their local area together with existing services, facilities and assets for meeting
those described needs. The Board meets in public quarterly. There is also a strong focus on Public Health.
For more information see: www.croydon.gov.uk/democracy/dande/hwbb and www.croydon.gov.uk/healthsocial/phealth/
Scheduled Board Meetings
NHS Choices provides advice on Health, information on local health services and Social Care.
For more information see: www.nhs.uk/
The Patients Association is urging the NHS, the Government and all health and social care professionals to take extra measures to promote the NHS Constitution among the young (including school children) through formal education and social media campaigns.
Click the image above to download a copy (pdf).
Also available at www.nhs.uk/
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust provides the widest range of NHS mental health services in the UK.
We also provide substance misuse services for people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol.
Our services include the Maudsley Hospital and Bethlem Royal Hospital.
We work closely with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London.
For more information see: www.slam.nhs.uk/
Established in 1978, N.A.P.P. is uniquely placed as the only UK umbrella organisation for patient-led groups in general practice.
We provide essential support to GPs and practice teams through a comprehensive range of evidence-based high quality specialist resources developed from over thirty years experience and formation of hundreds of Patient Participation Groups.
For more information see: www.napp.org.uk/resources.html/