Richmond CCG news2018-11-07T11:37:24+00:00

News from Richmond CCG

  • Where to find urgent mental health support December 23, 2019
    If you or someone you know needs urgent mental health support, here are some telephone numbers you can call: Crisis line 0800 028 8000 Samaritans 08457 909090 NHS Direct 0845 4647 For other mental health support, have a look at a range of services. The post Where to find urgent mental health support appeared first […]
  • Blog by Fatemeh Roozbahani, pharmacist at Day Lewis Pharmacy, Cross Deep Court in Twickenham December 20, 2019
    Winter is almost here, temperatures are dropping, the chances are it will get colder. Being cold affects our ability to fight off infection. Crowded A&E departments are struggling to cope and research shows nearly 50% of people could have been treated elsewhere. My name is Fatemeh, I am a community pharmacist and run the Day […]
  • NHS services during the Christmas and New Year bank holidays December 13, 2019
    Here’s a quick guide to where you can access the right health care for you over the Christmas and New Year bank holidays. Medicines at home It is good practice to keep a well-stocked medicine cabinet or box at home.  The items this could include are painkillers, antihistamines, oral rehydration salts, anti-diarrhoea tablets, sunscreen, indigestion […]
  • Health and Care Plan launches today in the borough of Richmond October 18, 2019
    Local people to benefit from better joined up NHS and social care services The NHS, Richmond Council, the voluntary sector and Healthwatch are today launching a two-year plan to meet the health and care needs of people living in Richmond. The Richmond Health and Care Plan, which has been developed with local people, aims to […]
  • Non-emergency patient transport changes in Richmond and Kingston October 1, 2019
    From Tuesday 1 October 2019, there is a new provider for the community non-emergency patient transport and eligibility assessment call centre for Richmond and Kingston CCGs. The new provider is Healthcare and Transport Services known as HATS, replacing ERS Medical. They will continue to provide the eligibility assessment service via a call centre for all […]
  • NHS and Richmond Council give backing to suicide prevention campaign September 12, 2019
    NHS Richmond CCG and Richmond Council joined up with other organisations to promote World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September 2019). Every year, organisations and communities around the world come together to raise awareness of how we can create a world where fewer people die by suicide. Last year, in the UK, over 6,900 people died […]
  • Care Quality Commission publishes review of health services for children in Richmond upon Thames September 12, 2019
    The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published their review of the effectiveness of health services for looked after children and the effectiveness of safeguarding arrangements for all children using health services in Richmond upon Thames. This follows a CQC planned inspection of services in June, which involved interviews with children using services, their carers, and […]
  • NHS services during the August bank holiday weekend August 20, 2019
    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 […]
  • Moving Forward Together- a proposal to merge the six south west London Clinical Commissioning Groups August 8, 2019
    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 […]
  • Join our annual general meeting August 7, 2019
    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 […]