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

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 in the general population.  For men, life expectancy can [...]

June 21st, 2018|Categories: 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 inspire people to take part in physical activity and [...]

June 15th, 2018|Categories: News|

Richmond CCG Annual Report and Accounts 2017 – 2018

Today Richmond CCG publishes its Annual Report and Accounts for the year 2017 - 2018. This has been our fifth year as a CCG and our first year as part of the South West London Alliance with our partners Kingston, Merton and Wandsworth CCGs. The report highlights achievements made throughout the year working with colleagues in Richmond and across south west London. There [...]

June 15th, 2018|Categories: 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 represented on the SAB; significant experience at operational and [...]

June 13th, 2018|Categories: 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 the borough to show their support for the NHS [...]

June 7th, 2018|Categories: News|

Changes at Teddington Walk-in Centre

From 2 July 2018 the walk-in centre is changing to an urgent treatment centre, and will offer advice and treatment for adults and children with minor injuries or illnesses. Teddington Memorial Hospital Hampton Road Teddington TW11 OJL New opening hours will be 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week, which is line with other urgent treatment centres After 8pm [...]

May 15th, 2018|Categories: News|

Specialist mental health support announced for new mums in Richmond

New and expectant mums in Richmond will soon have access to specialist mental health community services, thanks to funding secured by South West London Health and Care Partnership. The funding, announced today (Tuesday 8 May), will ensure that community perinatal mental health teams will be available to support new and expectant mums across south west London’s six boroughs; Croydon, Sutton, [...]

May 8th, 2018|Categories: 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 won’t need an appointment. Enjoy the bank holidays with [...]

May 4th, 2018|Categories: News|

Advice to women: Breast screening

Some women aged between 70 and 79 are being offered the opportunity for a breast screen. The offer of a screen comes after some women did not receive an invitation for a final screen, as part of the routine NHS Breast Screening Programme. This problem dates back to 2009. NHS Breast Screening Services have apologised, and are writing to all [...]

May 4th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |
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