E-Bulletin - June 2022




Have your Say


The Biggest Issue Survey - Share your thoughts on how health professionals speak to you about weight and you could win £100!  To complete the short survey, please Click Here

South London Listens - has launched its second community survey to find out how the mental health and wellbeing of south Londoners has changed over the last year.


To complete the survey, please Click Here  


Looking After Yourselves - services, courses, things to do and more


South West London and St George's Mental Health Summer Street Parties are just a couple of weeks away. 


Healthwatch Merton will be at the Springfield University Hospital Street Party on July 6th. 


To confirm you can make it and for more information, please Click Here

Help with the cost of living - Merton Council has launched a web page that lists guidance and support to help you stay well, keep the lights on and pay the bills.


For more information and to find out where and when the July cost of living events are being held across Merton, please Click Here

Merton Uplift - courses and workshops aim to teach you strategies and techniques that can help you feel less anxious or low, and that can support you in coping with difficult feelings.


To find out what courses are on, please Click Here


There are still a few places left on Merton Uplift's Work Stress and Burnout Online workshop on Thursday June 30th. To book on, please Click Here


Wimbledon Guild - 'What’s On’ timetable has a mix of FREE opportunities that run until the end of July.  For more information, please Click Here



Stem4 - have launched a new 'Move Mood' app for young people.  To find out more and read about what else Stem 4 have been up to, please Click Here


Rethink Mental Illness - Are hosting a webinar for carers on the topic of supporting your loved one when you are no longer able to on July 6th from 12pm.  


To register your interest please email membership@rethink.org or call 0121 522 7007

Online South West London mental health carers forum - A way to link up with other carers who care for someone with a mental illness. It is also an opportunity for engagement, involvement and empowerment around how services are doing. The next meeting is on Monday June 27th from 4pm.


For more information and how to join, please Click Here

NHS London Learning Disabilities and Autism Programme - are hosting Autism Quality Improvement Pilot Projects Webinars on Wednesday 29th June and Thursday 30th. 


For more information and to book on June 29th, please Click Here


To book on Thursday 30th, please Click Here

South West London and St George's Mental Health Trust - will be hosting their Annual Public Meeting on July 21st. 


For more information and to register, please Click Here


Free and fun local Walk and Talks - are now thriving in Mitcham, Morden and Wimbledon. 


For more information on the new Colliers Wood walk (launching soon) and to get involved,

please Click Here



Can help to connect you to the support you need in your community.


If you, or someone you know, needs help please email help@mertoncommunityhub.org.uk or call 0208 066 4086, between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday. For more info Click Here

Covid-19 vaccination clinics - across South West London are providing 1st, 2nd, booster, and spring booster vaccinations along with vaccinations for 5-11 year olds.  To find out more information on these clinics including locations and opening hours, please Click Here

Latest COVID-19 information: on the Merton Council website, please Click Here


Other News/Reports/Opportunities


NHS South West London Integrated Care Board (ICB) - confirm appointments of non-executive members. For more information, please Click Here

NHS South West London ICB - will take over responsibilities from NHS South West London CCG which ceases to exist at the end of June 2022. Therefore, South West London CCG Governing Body meetings will be replaced by ICB Board meetings which will be open to all members of the public. To join the first meeting on July 1st and for more information, please Click Here

Wilson Wellbeing Tender - A new opportunity to develop and oversee the running of Wilson Wellbeing services and activities is on offer. For more information, please Click Here

App Development - Would you like to help develop an app for young voice-hearers who might be struggling to cope with their experiences?


For more information on how to get involved, please Click Here

LOCAL JOB ALERT - South Mitcham Community Association seek a Grants and Operational Manager. For more information on the role and to apply by July 6th, please Click Here

LOCAL JOB ALERT - Inner Strength Network CIC are looking for a part time girls coach and women's coach. For more information, please Click Here

LOCAL JOB ALERT - If you are interested in joining Merton Vision as their Community Outreach Activities Worker, please Click Here

New NHS waiting times figures – for Healthwatch England's response, please Click Here    



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Vestry Hall
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Merton, CR4 3UD
United Kingdom

  Healthwatch Merton Tel:  020 8685 2282 email: info@healthwatchmerton.co.uk

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