This report describes the background and outcomes of Enfield Borough Over 50s Forum’s pilot project to lo-cate and engage with lonely and isolated older people in three wards in the borough. The project was supported by Enfield’s Residents Priority Fund.
Enfield residents could lose their say on local NHS services after a huge North London administration body was created without any public debate
The biggest shake-up in the NHS is underway with the creation next April of a single mega-CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) covering Enfield, Barnet, Islington, Camden and Haringey.Continue reading “Unhealthy merger for patients”
- Christine Whetstone will talk about the Youth Offending service and how it operates in Enfield.
- Gail Hawksworth will outline the significant changes that are happening to the primary care services and the likely impacts within Enfield and North London
Southgate Beaumont Care Home
Leon Smith, recently retired CEO of Hammersley Nightingale, and Alise Kirtley will talk about the issues of care in old age including housing options, legal and financial issues, dementia and more.
The Forum continues the fight for fairer funding
Jo Churchill MP, the new Minister for Public Health (replacing Seema Kennedy, who has moved to the Home Office), found Enfield’s abysmal public health funding allocation at the top of her agenda when she took over the post.Continue reading “Fairer Funding”
Aditya Chakrabortty, the Senior Economics Commentator with the Guardian newspaper talked about his researches and the book he is writing about Edmonton. The Chakrabortty family live in the borough, and he was born and brought up in Edmonton. He took comments and reminiscences from members. He can be contacted via his e-mail address published in the Guardian (both print and on-line).
The Fun(d)-Raising Day at the Southbury Leisure Centre was thoroughly enjoyed by all who took part. And we raised more than £600 for the Forum. So thanks very much to Fusion for helping us.Continue reading “Fun(d)-raising Day for the Forum run by Fusion”
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Our Volunteer Event attracted both current volunteers and those considering offering their time and talents.
Two of those attending the Volunteers Event at the Dugdale Centre in July were very familiar with the venue. Rita Clayton and Kathleen Young are the receptionists (along with Suzanne March) who greet people attending our Monday morning Advice Service in the building.Continue reading “Forum Volunteers meet up”