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

Men’s Health Week

Men's Health Week runs from Monday 10 to Sunday 16 June. Throughout the week, together with Richmond Council, we have been looking at what men need to know about their own health, encouraging healthy eating and drinking habits and being physically active. In the UK, men are more likely to die prematurely and visit their GP half as often. They are more [...]

June 14th, 2019|Categories: News|

Your views are welcomed to help shape the future of health and care in the borough of Richmond

Local people are being asked to share their views on a local health and care plan which has been developed for the borough. The local NHS, Richmond Council and the voluntary sector have been working together to review the local community’s health and care needs and develop an action plan to improve services. Figures show 11% of primary school children [...]

May 17th, 2019|Categories: News|

Richmond Health and Care Plan 2019-2021, we need your views!

People living and working in Richmond are invited to give their feedback on the draft Richmond Health and Care Plan for 2019-21. The plan has been developed by NHS organisations, Richmond Council and voluntary organisations in the borough who have worked together to review the local community’s health and care needs for the future. It also follows an extensive period of engagement [...]

May 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

Pharmacy opening hours over May bank holidays

Pharmacy Name Address Postcode Telephone Number May Day 06.05.19 Spring Bank Holiday 27.05.19 Boots the Chemist 381-383 Upper Richmond Road West, East Sheen SW14 7NX 020 8876 1227 11:00-17:00 11:00-17:00 Boots the Chemist 60-64 George Street, Richmond upon Thames TW9 1HF 020 8940 1691 11:00-17:00 11:00-17:00 Lloyds Inside Sainsburys Lloyds Pharmacy inside Sainsburys, Lower Richmond Road, Richmond TW9 4LT 020 [...]

May 7th, 2019|Categories: News|

Evaluation of Richmond social prescribing pilot

We have published an evaluation report of the Richmond CCG funded social prescribing pilot. The pilot took place in Barnes between October 2017 and March 2018, and was extended for a further three months to July 2018. The report identifies that during this period: 94 people in the borough accessed social prescribing and that where GP appointment data is available [...]

April 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

Using health and social care information – short survey

The Department of Health and Social Care would like to find out more about people’s experiences of using health and social care information.  They would be very grateful if people could complete a short survey – consisting of just five questions; and the option to be included in a future webinar.  The survey should take no more than approximately 5-10 [...]

April 11th, 2019|Categories: News|

Pharmacy opening times over the Easter bank holiday weekend

It’s spring, which means blossom, lighter evenings and bank holidays. To help you prepare for the Easter bank holiday weekend, Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April, here is a table showing pharmacy opening times within Richmond borough. If you take ongoing medication, please get any repeat prescription requests you may need in to your GP earlier than usual so [...]

April 11th, 2019|Categories: News|

Cervical screening saves lives says new campaign

A new campaign has launched to raise awareness of the risks of cervical cancer and highlight the benefits of screening - reminding women that cervical screening can stop cancer before it starts by preventing potentially harmful cells developing. The Public Health England campaign, which launched on 5 March and runs until the end of April, encourages all people with a [...]

April 9th, 2019|Categories: News|

Time to Change starts with us

We all have mental health, and just like physical health sometimes it’s good and sometimes it’s not.  But unfortunately attitudes and behaviours towards mental health can vary and can make it difficult for people with a mental health problem to tell their work colleagues and/or manager – even if they may want to. That’s why Kingston and Richmond CCGs have [...]

March 6th, 2019|Categories: News|

Moorfields Teddington Eye Clinic Relocation

Moorfields Teddington Eye Clinic is being relocated to nearby hospitals in South West London to ensure the best possible care for patients. All local patients who attend the service in Teddington have received a letter from Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to let them know that they can choose to be seen at one of four clinics including: Moorfields [...]

February 7th, 2019|Categories: News|
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