One year on: Free NHS lung health checks for local people in Sutton

Over 3,500 past and current smokers in Sutton have received a free NHS lung health check in the past year. The local targeted lung health check project launched in Sutton in June 2021. Developed by RM Partners West London Cancer Alliance in collaboration with the Royal Brompton Hospital and NHS Sutton, the project aims to […]

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Reducing loneliness in Sutton

Loneliness can have devastating impacts on both physical and mental health. Sadly, the number of people in the UK experiencing loneliness is growing and has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic when isolation and distancing were common elements. Loneliness, especially in older people, is reported to increase the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease […]

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NHS ‘top tips’ for families to stay safe in sun over the jubilee weekend 

With thousands of people ending up in hospital each year because of heat and allergies, the local NHS is calling on the public to help prevent children and older people falling victim to the extreme heat.   People have been admitted to hospital because of heat-related including severe sunburn, heat exhaustion and sun- and heatstroke.  Getting […]

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Jubilee partygoers reminded about staying safe in hot weather and bank holiday NHS services 

With thousands in south west London gearing up for a royal celebration outdoors the NHS remains open and here for local people if they need urgent care.  If someone is struggling with their mental health, they should seek help via the 24/7 crisis lines – for Kingston, Richmond, Merton, Sutton or Wandsworth ring 0800 028 […]

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NHS services in south west London over the May bank holiday weekend

South west Londoners needing urgent mental health care over the bank holiday weekend are being reminded help is on hand. The local NHS is telling people that if they are struggling with their mental health, they should seek help. In Merton, Wandsworth, Sutton, Kingston and Richmond people can call the crisis line on 0800 028 […]

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Keeping warm and well this winter

Essential advice for residents NHS Sutton is highlighting top tips on winter health to ensure residents keep warm and well and look after themselves, their home and others to fend off winter bugs and illness. This year with the Omicron variant of Covid-19, flu and other seasonal viruses circulating, Sutton residents are encouraged to follow […]

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What every pregnant woman should know about COVID-19 and vaccines

As new data reveals that more than 96% of the pregnant women admitted to hospital with COVID-19 were unvaccinated, mums-to-be are urged to come forward for the jab, without delay. Blue cheese, unwashed vegetables, cured meats … there are lots of things you’re advised to avoid when pregnant. So, it’s no surprise that some expectant […]

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St Nicholas Vaccination Centre to re-open on 18 January 2022

The St Nicholas Vaccination Centre in Sutton will reopen for booked appointments and walk‑ins for first, second and booster Covid-19 vaccinations from 12pm, on Tuesday 18 January 2022. The Centre has been closed since 24 December 2021 for essential maintenance works. Clinic times for the Centre from 18 January 2022 are available on the NHS […]

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Help us create our new website

The NHS in South West London is designing a new website. We want to make sure it’s easy to use, and that people can find what they’re looking for.  Help us create our new website by completing this short survey.  The survey will take about 5 minutes. At the end you’ll have the option to […]

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