South West London pharmacies open over Easter

Pharmacies across South West London will be open over Easter to support patients during the coronavirus outbreak. Most local pharmacies will be open from 2pm to 5pm on both Good Friday (10 April) and Easter Monday (12 April) unless social distancing rules make it impossible – for example in large shopping centres. Some opening hours […]

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South West London GP surgeries available for essential services over Easter

GP surgeries across south west London are available for essential services over Easter to support patients during the coronavirus outbreak. People will be able to access GP services on both Good Friday (10 April) and Easter Monday (12 April) in line with the usual core surgery hours. Although those days are Bank Holidays GPs will […]

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Improving Healthcare Together Consultation Ends

The Improving Healthcare Together consultation has now finished. Thank you to everyone who responded in person, online, through social media and by phone and letter over the past 12 weeks. An independent research company will analyse the responses and produce a report by the late spring. The report will then be published and considered by the […]

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Learn how to manage your type 2 diabetes and avoid serious complications via new NHS technology-led service

On World Diabetes Day, Thursday 14 November 2019, the NHS in Croydon is launching a new service for people living with Type 2 diabetes to make it easier to access vital support. An innovative new service from the NHS, Diabetes Book & Learn, will now allow people to self-refer for diabetes support courses rather than go […]

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Act now to fend off the flu and winter illness

Croydon’s health chiefs are urging pregnant women, parents of toddlers, older people and those with long-term health conditions to get their flu jab and prevent winter illness. The council and local NHS services are sharing winter health advice across the borough to help ease pressures on Accident and Emergency (A&E) departments by encouraging residents, particularly […]

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Croydon NHS appoints new Joint Director of Strategy and Transformation

Today Croydon Health Services NHS Trust and NHS Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are announcing a new Joint Director of Strategy and Transformation to lead the closer integration of health and care in Croydon. Josh Potter is the new Joint Director of Strategy and Transformation, bringing more than 13 years of experience and insight to the role. He is currently the Director […]

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Croydon NHS announces new finance leader

Today Croydon Health Services NHS Trust and NHS Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are announcing a new Joint Chief Financial Officer, helping to ensure best value as the two organisations continue closer working to improve the health and care of one London’s largest boroughs.  Mike Sexton is the new Joint Chief Financial Officer, having previously worked as Chief Finance Officer at Croydon CCG. More than £560m was spent on Croydon’s health services last year (2018/19), […]

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