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

NHS services during the August bank holiday weekend

During the August bank holiday weekend (24 to 26 August 2019), local residents in Richmond will have access to a range of healthcare services through extended access GP appointments and urgent treatment centres – accessible by calling 111 over the weekend or walking-in at Teddington Memorial Hospital. Those with urgent medical issues can call NHS 111 to speak to a [...]

August 20th, 2019|Categories: News|

Moving Forward Together- a proposal to merge the six south west London Clinical Commissioning Groups

The six CCGs in south west London have been working together for over a year, new developments such as development of Primary Care Networks (PCNs), strengthening of local health and care partnerships and the development of six local health and care plans, will impact on how we currently operate. Therefore, earlier this year the governing bodies of the six south [...]

August 8th, 2019|Categories: News|

Join our annual general meeting

NHS Richmond CCG’s annual general meeting (AGM) takes place on Monday 23 September at Clarendon Hall, York House, Twickenham. The event will be an opportunity to look back at the work we have been doing and to share our future plans. Our AGM will take place from 5pm to 7pm, with registration and a chance to look around some information [...]

August 7th, 2019|Categories: News|

Staying safe while temperatures rise

Very hot weather is expected this week and NHS Richmond Commissioning Group (CCG) and Richmond Council are urging people to take extra care of themselves and look out for anyone who may be more at risk from the effects of the heat. Advice for being safe in the heat includes: Try to keep out of the sun between 11am and [...]

July 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

Local GPs and Richmond Council welcome cancer prevention jab for boys

GPs in Richmond upon Thames and the local Council are welcoming the introduction of the cancer preventing HPV vaccine that will be available to boys aged 12 to 13 in local schools from September. In men, many cancers of the mouth, throat, genitals and bottom are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). It can also cause warts on the [...]

July 19th, 2019|Categories: News|

Vicki scoops regional NHS Parliamentary Award for wellbeing at work

Vicki Harvey-Piper, Director of Corporate Affairs and Governance at Kingston and Richmond CCGs, has been chosen as the London regional winner in the Wellbeing at Work Award category of the NHS Parliamentary Awards 2019. The awards asked MPs to nominate individuals/teams they felt had made the biggest improvements to health services in their constituencies, across 10 categories. Vicki was nominated [...]

June 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

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|
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