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

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 the worst affected by the virus and, if they [...]

November 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

Keep antibiotics working

Antibiotics are essential to treat serious bacterial infections but they are frequently being used to treat illnesses, such as coughs, earache and sore throats that can get better by themselves.  Taking antibiotics encourages harmful bacteria that live inside you to become resistant.  That means that antibiotics may not work when you really need them. As antibiotic resistance increases common procedures [...]

October 24th, 2018|Categories: 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 be able to refer people with Type 2 diabetes [...]

October 22nd, 2018|Categories: News|

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 Do they seem withdrawn?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|

AskAboutAsthma

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|
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