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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|

​Richmond CCG has re-located to Teddington​

Richmond CCG has moved from the Civic Centre in Twickenham to: 2nd floor Thames House 180 High Street Teddington TW11 8HU Switchboard: 020 3941 9900 We are co-locating in Teddington with colleagues from Kington CCG as part of the ongoing initiative to join up working arrangements. Although Kingston and Richmond CCGs will [...]

2018-03-27T20:03:52+00:00 March 26th, 2018|News|

Be Clear on Cancer: breast cancer in women over 70

1 in 3 women diagnosed with breast cancer in England each year are aged 70 and over.  Breast cancer is the most common cancer in England with around 44,300 women diagnosed each year. Breast cancer survival is lower in older women and research shows they are more likely to delay presenting [...]

2018-03-26T15:50:10+00:00 March 12th, 2018|News|