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News and publications 2018-03-22T09:50:46+00:00

Support is available for Richmond residents this World Mental Health Day

The NHS in Richmond is encouraging residents who are feeling anxious or low to seek support this World Mental Health Day (Wednesday, 10 October). We are also encouraging you to think about the mental health of your friends and family, particularly the children and young people you may know. Do they seem withdrawn? Are they doing things they wouldn’t usually [...]

October 10th, 2018|Categories: 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 you would like to attend further CCG meetings in public, [...]

October 4th, 2018|Categories: 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 use your feedback to change how we do things. [...]

September 19th, 2018|Categories: 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 start.  But do you know your heart age? To [...]

September 14th, 2018|Categories: News|


1 in 10 children and young people in London have asthma but less than half of these have an asthma management plan or know how to use their inhaler correctly Richmond Clinical Commissioning Group is supporting the Healthy London Partnership and NHS England London campaign #AskAboutAsthma to help improve the lives of those living with asthma in Richmond. The campaign, [...]

September 3rd, 2018|Categories: 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 submit written questions either by email to the communications [...]

August 24th, 2018|Categories: 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 contact your GP practice and allow at least two [...]

August 22nd, 2018|Categories: 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. Romany Wood-Robinson from SEND Family Voices said: "Co-production is [...]

August 13th, 2018|Categories: News|

FreeStyle Libre now available on NHS prescription to eligible people with Type 1 diabetes in Richmond

FreeStyle Libre now available on NHS prescription to eligible people with Type 1 diabetes in Richmond FreeStyle Libre*, the flash glucose monitoring device to help people with Type 1 diabetes monitor their own glucose levels using a sensor the size of a two pound coin, is now available on prescription for people in Richmond with Type 1 diabetes that meet the criteria. Since [...]

August 10th, 2018|Categories: News|

New online tool to tackle rise in diabetes

Residents are encouraged to grab a tape measure and scales and go online to find out if they are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Each year 345[1] people in Richmond are told they have diabetes. There are already an estimated 11,825[2] local people living with diabetes of whom 5,385[3] with Type 2 diabetes are known to their GP. [...]

August 6th, 2018|Categories: News|
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