Health Watch Croydon

Communicate with us better to improve hospital discharge, say Croydon’s older patients

Posted on February 3rd, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

HealthWatch Croydon has revealed the outcomes of a survey carried out amongst senior patients (aged sixty-five and over) on the experience of discharge from Croydon University Hospital.

Release begins: To ensure a better experience of hospital discharge for patients aged 65 and over, Croydon University Hospital needs to improve communications between patients and health care providers, according to a survey commissioned by Healthwatch Croydon.

While one in five patients were … Read More »

Lack of support leads to Croydon hospital admissions, say mental health patients

Posted on August 20th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

A survey of mental health service users in Croydon has suggested that hospital admissions could be avoided if users received more appropriate care at an earlier stage.

Release begins: A survey of Croydon’s mental health service users has found that they were admitted to a mental hospital ward due to lack of coordinated support services. The survey, carried out by Mind in Croydon, on behalf of Healthwatch Croydon, showed … Read More »