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Have just started my weekend attempt to walk and run the Vanguard Way. 66 miles will take me from Croydon to Newhaven on the south coast. Will keep adding to this thread as I go!
No signs for the first few hundred meters, but reassured to have spotted my first by @ParkHillFriends
Walking through #Croydon and - while it has its iffy points - lots of beautiful green cut throughs to stumble upon
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Let me tell you a #knifecrime story I dealt with last week as a GP in #Croydon which has a lot of knife crime and loads of chicken shops.
Social services @yourcroydon rang me to ask whether I had any background information on a teenage patient of mine who absconded from A&E after having a stab wound sutured. Didn’t explain how it happened and left before the police and social workers came #KnifeFree
Yes I did!
Parents had been worried about him for several years due to disruption and behaviour problems at school.
Under resourced school didn’t have the capacity to give him pastoral care and asked parents to see GP to get a referral to adolescent mental health services.
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