NHS services during the Christmas and New Year bank holidays

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 treatment, a […]

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Fantastic Fred visits local schools to support mental health and wellbeing

Ahead of World Mental Health Day 2019, children in south west London have been learning from ‘Fantastic Fred’ about the key ingredients to good mental health. Fantastic Fred is a new programme which takes a huge inflatable tent into schools, with a memorable live performance to teach children how to look after their own mental […]

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Non-emergency patient transport changes in Kingston and Richmond

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 […]

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