New NHS Café in Sutton launches as a safe haven for those suffering from a mental health crisis

The Sutton Crisis Café offers a safe, supportive, non-clinical environment to people experiencing a mental health crisis, as an alternative to attending A&E. Commissioned by NHS South West London CCG, the Café is run by the Sutton Mental Health Foundation (SMHF), a community mental health support service for anyone over the age of 18 living in the […]

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Sutton’s Mayor and Deputy Mayor meet and thank staff at St Nicholas Vaccination Centre

Sutton’s Madam Mayor, Cllr Trish Fivey, and Deputy Madam Mayor, Cllr Annie Moral visited the St Nicholas Vaccination Centre, Sutton on Saturday 2 July to meet and thank the staff and volunteers. During their visit, the Centre’s Matron, Wendy Dyer, explained the patient journey through the vaccination centre – from the entrance through to the […]

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NHS services in South West London over the Easter weekend

This Bank Holiday weekend the NHS is urging Londoners to follow Government guidance on staying safe and appealing for eligible people to book their COVID-19 vaccine by calling 119 or going online www.nhs.uk. Urgent care is available over Easter, with GPs offering more appointments, for people with urgent health needs, by telephone or through video consultation, […]

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Travellers receive COVID-19 vaccination following joint initiative with local partners

Members of the Traveller community on The Pastures site in Banstead got their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine thanks to a successful joint approach by local partners. NHS Sutton joined forces recently with Sutton Housing Partnership (SHP), Cognus and the Public Health team at Sutton Council, to help increase vaccination uptake within the Traveller […]

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Sutton’s St Nicholas Shopping Centre unveiled as COVID-19 vaccination centre

The St Nicholas Shopping Centre in Sutton has been unveiled as south west London’s latest NHS COVID-19 vaccination centre. It follows the opening of a vaccination centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton on Monday and others last week at Battersea Arts Centre and Croydon’s Centrale Shopping Centre as the programme continues to expand in […]

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New campaign launched to raise awareness of hidden disabilities at COVID-19 vaccination site

The NHS in Sutton is working with the charity Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to support people with disabilities which are not immediately obvious with the new ‘Our NHS, Your Sunflower’ campaign. In the UK one in five people have a disability and 80% of these are hidden. Hidden Disabilities Sunflower’s aim is to help make the […]

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