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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|

Reducing health inequalities for patients with learning disabilities

This week, 18-25 June 2018, is Learning Disability week and the focus is on the healthcare given to people with a learning disability. According to figures from LeDeR (Learning Disabilities Mortality Review Programme), it is known that people with a learning disability have a significantly lower life expectancy than people [...]

2018-06-21T11:09:11+00:00 June 21st, 2018|News|

NHS celebration at Bushy parkrun

Bushy parkrun at Bushy Park in Teddington is one of hundreds of ‘parkruns’ around the UK who hosted a special NHS birthday celebration event on Saturday 9 June. The initiative, known as ‘parkrun for the NHS,’ aimed to recognise the contribution of the NHS to the health of the nation and [...]

2018-06-15T12:36:58+00:00 June 15th, 2018|News|

Independent Chair – Job Vacancy

The Richmond and Wandsworth Safeguarding Adults Board is seeking an independent chair to lead the local safeguarding partnership. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to make a real difference to local people.To apply the applicant will have: a relevant academic/ professional qualification in one of the core disciplines [...]

2018-06-13T09:44:42+00:00 June 13th, 2018|News|

Celebrating 70 years of our National Health Service

The NHS is turning 70 on 5 July 2018. Here at Richmond CCG, we are marking the occasion by recognising the amazing contribution of our hard-working and dedicated staff who work tirelessly to improve the health of everyone in the borough. This special birthday is also an opportunity for everyone in [...]

2018-06-07T09:10:26+00:00 June 7th, 2018|News|

Urgent treatment centre at Teddington Memorial Hospital

On 2 July 2018 the urgent treatment centre replaced the former walk-in centre New opening hours are 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week After 8pm please call NHS 111 – you can call NHS 111 at any time to find the right care for you Adults and children who need urgent treatment may [...]

2018-08-07T11:20:33+00:00 May 15th, 2018|News|

Health support over the May bank holidays

Many of Richmond’s local pharmacies will be open over the May bank holiday weekends. Full details of opening hours in the borough can be found below Your local pharmacy is a great source of expert advice for a wide range of minor illnesses including coughs, colds and sore throats and you [...]

2018-05-04T15:21:55+00:00 May 4th, 2018|News|