What's happening to Lambeth Hospital? A blog of the Southwark Mental Health Carers Forum
On Friday 24 April I attended the Southwark Mental Health Carers Forum, where we heard about the proposal to move mental health inpatient wards for Lambeth residents from Lambeth Hospital to the Maudsley in Southwark.
30 April 2020
Five ways health and social care in the UK has changed - and how it might affect you
The coronavirus pandemic has affected health and social care service provision in many ways. Some changes are the result of emergency government legislation, whereas others are due to services having to adapt to staffing and resource shortages.
28 April 2020
Advice and Information
Sign up for mental health webinars with SLaM Recovery College
The South London and Maudsley Recovery College supports people's personal journeys in recovering from mental health difficulties and learning to live well. While they have cancelled face-to-face course, they are running regular webinars.
27 April 2020
Help for people with diabetes during Ramadan fast - and take extra care this year, says Diabetes UK and Mosque leaders
Ramadan, beginning on Thursday 23 April, can be a challenge for Muslims living with diabetes, for whom the medical implications of undertaking a prolonged fast can be serious if not managed well.
23 April 2020
Supporting Carers in Southwark: continuing the dialogue
On 19 February we held an event with nearly 30 unpaid carers, as well as staff from support organisations and the Council, where we discussed the challenges of caring, and what helps. Read about the findings from these discussions in our new report.
1 April 2020