In this section of the website you can find out about a range of events and news taking place around the Trust and in our local communities. If you have an event you would like us to advertise please get in touch: e-mail membership@slam.nhs.uk or phone Carol Stevenson on 020 3228 2441

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Thursday 12 September from 12.00 midday to 1.00pm

Lewisham CCG’s Annual General Meeting
NHS Lewisham CCG invites anyone with an interest in local healthcare services to attend their Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM is an opportunity to reflect on the past year and to look ahead to the priorities and challenges for the coming year.
If you would like to attend, please call 020 7206 3200 contact or email lewccg.enquiry@nhs.net to register your place.

St Laurence Church, 37 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2TS

Thursday 12 September, 6.30 to 8pm

Flock showcasing event
We will be holding a special event showcasing our spectacular installation of ceramic birds created by members of SLaM Grounding Project (Vauxhall City Farm Project for refugees and asylum seekers with PTSD) and introducing some of those involved in Flock Project, including Dr Humera Iqbal, Lecturer in Psychology at UCL, Gemma Eke, Clinical Psychologist at the Maudsley, Helen Shearn, Art & Welbeing Strategist alongside artist Julie Nelson and members of the Grounding Project, who took part in the workshops.
Please join us for drinks and nibbles. RSVP here

The Project Space, Lewisham Arthouse, Lewisham Way, SE14 6PD

Thursday 12 September, 11am to 2.30pm 

Family & Carer Event: Thinking Differently about Dementia
Dementia Adventure are running a series of Family Carer Events, suitable for family carers, informal carers and others supporting people living with dementia. This one is free for people living in Southwark.
Limited spaces, more information and booking here.

Stone End Day Centre, 11 Scovell Road, SE1 1QQ

Monday 16 September, 10.30am to 12.30pm

Dealing with Professionals
For carers in Croydon
Feel like you’re constantly battling with professionals and that no one is listening?
Learn how to break down the barriers, have your voice heard and find positive solutions in this practical workshop.
Call 020 8663 5674 or email enquiries@carersinfo.org.uk to book

Croydon Carers

Wednesday 18 September, 6 to 8pm

Family and Carers Peer Support Group
A group for family and friends who have a loved one admitted to a Southwark ward (AL3, ES1, Jim Birley Unit, John Dickson or Ruskin)
For more information please contact David Meyrick on 0203 228 2767 or david.meyrick@slam.nhs.uk

Community Link Centre, Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill SE5 8AZ

Friday 20th September 

Dementia Garden Party
Join this garden party hosted by Lewisham Memory Service. The event is for people with dementia, or family members, friends and carers of people with dementia to hear what people think of existing dementia services and where quality improvement efforts need to be focused. There will be talks, workshops, food and music at the event.
Taxis can be provided and special diets catered for if known about - so please RSVP to 020 3228 0939 or email memoryservicelewisham@slam.nhs.uk

91, Granville Park, SE13 7DW

Saturday 21 September, 12noon to 8pm 

Inaugural Annual Carer Festival
A festival to celebrate and showcase the carer role. A range of music, crafts and activities (including rock climbing) will be taking place over the course of the festival and street food will be served throughout the day.
If interested in attending please register here

Bromley by Bow Centre, St Leonard's Street, Bromley By Bow, London E3 3BT

Tuesday 24 September, 12noon to 2.30pm

NHS Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Annual General Meeting
There will be a marketplace showcasing the work and achievements of CCG partners, together with a light lunch.
CCG leaders will then present on the year’s achievements, including the financial performance of breaking even for the first time in the CCG’s history. CCG partners will also be presenting highlights from the year.
Marketplace 12noon-1pm,  Presentations 1pm-2.30pm. Book here.

Croydon Voluntary Action, 82 London Road CR0 2TB

Friday 27 September, 11am to 1pm

South London Neuroscience Patient Community.
Do you have or provide support for someone with a neurological condition? Have you had neurosurgery or provided support for someone who has? Have you or someone you support used neuropsychiatry services? Do you want to help improve services? Join us to:
• meet others and hear about their experiences
• discuss how support could be improved after receiving a diagnosis or being discharged from hospital
• share ideas on what this group should focus on.
If you are interested in attending or would like more information – please get in touch with Sharon or Rachel 

ORTUS Conferencing and Events 82-96 Grove Lane, London, SE5 8SN 

Friday 27 September 3 to 4pm

Workshop: What does colour mean to you?
Does colour inspire you? Which colours can change your mood? Why do you think this is?
With our artist Michelle Baharier SHARP gallery invite you to this workshop
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the event.
Explore colour psychology though art workshops and group discussion.
If you have any questions about the event or queries about getting to the museum, please get in touch SHARPgallery@slam.nhs.uk and we will help as much as we can.

The Reading Room, Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE

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