Local NHS joins call from capital’s chief nurse: “Make sure that it’s football coming home this weekend – not COVID”

As the England team prepare for their match this weekend, Londoners are urged to follow the same spirit by getting their jab to help beat COVID-19. Hundreds of vaccination centres, park pop-ups, pharmacies and football stadiums will be open again this weekend for Londoners to take their shot. Sites include the Crystal Palace Football Stadium […]

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Proposal to improve care for kidney patients published

A proposal to improve care for kidney patients put forward by leading renal clinicians from St Helier and St George’s hospitals will be discussed later this month. The clinicians’ proposal, to improve the outcome and experience for renal patients who need inpatient care and more specialised support, will be discussed at a Committees-in-Common on June […]

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Five minutes with…Centre Court Vaccination Centre Matron, Christiana Pena

In busy Covid-19 vaccination centres across South West London, our matrons are hard at work ensuring the speedy delivery of thousands of jabs.  Christiana Pena, the matron at Centre Court Vaccination Centre, has worked as a nurse, midwife, and occupational health adviser in the UK and also in Mozambique and Bangladesh. She took a few […]

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New walk-in clinics organised as top south west London GP urges people to get second COVID-19 jab without delay

With the number of COVID-19 cases starting to rise, a top south west London GP is urging people to get their second vaccination as soon as possible. Lead GP for the COVID-19 vaccination programme in south west London Dr Nicola Jones has issued a reminder that a second COVID-19 vaccination is needed to give people […]

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More than one million COVID-19 vaccinations given in south west London

More than one million COVID-19 vaccinations have now been given in south west London. Latest data confirms that the NHS has administered 1,011,913 doses in the boroughs of Merton, Wandsworth, Croydon, Sutton, Kingston and Richmond, with 330,461 being second doses. The seven-figure milestone has been reached 22 weeks after the south west London vaccination programme […]

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Get your 1st COVID-19 vaccination at St George’s Hospital

Are you eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination but haven’t got around to booking your appointment yet?  This week we will be holding a walk-in session where you can come along and have your vaccination without the need to book an appointment. The session is available if you’re over the age of 40 or a frontline […]

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Get your COVID-19 vaccination at walk-in sessions in Wimbledon & Croydon

Are you eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination but haven’t got around to booking your appointment yet?  This weekend there will be two walk-in sessions, where you can come along and have your vaccination without the need to book an appointment. Saturday 10th April, Centre Court Shopping Centre, Wimbledon, between 10am and 4pm Sunday 11th April, […]

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COVID-19 vaccinations rolled out across Merton care homes for staff and residents

Residents and staff at Eltandia Hall Care Home in Merton have been celebrating after they received COVID-19 vaccinations for almost everyone living and working in the home. With the support of Dr Ila Bommayya, Merton lead nurse Fiona White and the Tamworth House Medical Centre, the vast majority of residents and team members at the […]

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