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Toddlers at risk of flu in Richmond

Doctors in Richmond are urging parents to vaccinate their toddlers against the flu this winter, after figures revealed that only 39.05% of 2-3 year olds in the borough received the free flu vaccination last year – a figure below national average of 43.5%. Officials warn that little children are some of [...]

2018-11-14T10:24:41+00:00 November 14th, 2018|News|

Diabetes Book & Learn service now available

A new integrated diabetes education booking service called Diabetes Book & Learn, has been launched for health professionals to refer people with Type 2 diabetes from across south London. Diabetes Book & Learn can be accessed via the website www.diabetesbooking.co.uk From 1 October 2018, for the first-time, health care professionals will [...]

2018-10-22T12:55:54+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|News|

Annual general meeting 2017-2018 presentation

Our annual general meeting (AGM) took place at York House, Twickenham on Tuesday 18 September. We welcomed members of the public, local GPs and guests from our provider organisations.  Everyone had the opportunity to visit stalls from local health and care groups and ask a question. To view the presentation, click here. If [...]

2018-10-04T13:56:09+00:00 October 4th, 2018|News|

Patient and public engagement review 2017/2018

Your feedback helps us to ensure we are commissioning the right services for local residents of Richmond. We want you to get involved and influence your local health services. As a CCG, putting the public, patients and carers at the centre of our plans and getting their input is important. We [...]

2018-09-19T13:34:50+00:00 September 19th, 2018|News|

Is your heart older than you?

Smoking, being overweight, high blood pressure and cholesterol, excessive alcohol and lack of exercise all add up over time and increase your future chances of having a heart attack, stroke or developing certain types of dementia. Most people know their vital statistics like height, weight and waist size.  That’s a good [...]

2018-09-14T11:09:19+00:00 September 14th, 2018|News|

Governing body meeting 4 September 2018

Our next governing body meeting takes place on 4 September 2018, 10.30am – 12.30pm, at the following venue: York House, Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 3AA You can view our latest governing body papers on the governing board papers page. To assist in the management of the agenda and meeting, individuals are encouraged to [...]

2018-08-24T08:25:24+00:00 August 24th, 2018|News|

August bank holiday 2018 pharmacy opening times

This year the August bank holiday falls on Monday 27 August. To help you manage any prescribed medicines you may be taking or to know where to find an open pharmacist should you need one over this time, here’s what you can do. If your prescription is running out, ensure you [...]

2018-08-22T08:03:31+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|News|

Co-production award win

In 2017/18, we sought the involvement of young people in the refresh of the children’s mental health service plan for Kingston and Richmond. The involvement of the young people, through SEND Family Voices, led to them being nominated and winning a national award recognising their efforts in co-production of local plans. [...]

2018-08-13T15:43:21+00:00 August 13th, 2018|News|

Join us for our Annual General Meeting

People living in the borough of Richmond are invited to join our Annual General Meeting (AGM), which takes place on Tuesday 18 September from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. The AGM will take place at: Clarendon Hall York House Richmond Road Twickenham TW1 3AA Dr Graham Lewis, local GP and Chair of Richmond Clinical [...]

2018-08-06T14:13:43+00:00 August 6th, 2018|News|

Vaginal mesh – advice for patients

It has been reported in the news that there will be a national ‘pause’ in the use by the NHS of surgical mesh/tape to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and for urogynaecological prolapse where the mesh is inserted through the vaginal wall, and that this pause will take the form of [...]

2018-07-13T15:42:49+00:00 July 13th, 2018|News|