Special education services in Sutton make significant progress

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have confirmed that Sutton’s Local Area services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) have made “sufficient progress” in all three areas identified in the SEND Local Area inspection, and therefore Sutton no longer requires a Written Statement of Action (WSOA). […]

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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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Face-to-face engagement for Improving Healthcare Together consultation cancelled to protect public health

The Improving Healthcare Together consultation will continue online and on social media for the remaining two weeks. This follows the latest advice from the Government regarding Covid 19 (Coronavirus). The final sessions of our planned face-to-face public engagement relating to the Improving Healthcare Together consultation will now be cancelled to protect the health of local residents […]

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New South West London IVF policy means service harmonised across six boroughs

On Thursday, 5 March 2020, South West London Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) agreed to standardise access to fertility services across six boroughs. The CCGs met to agree a new single policy for assisted conception treatment and fertility preservation which increases access and equity to NHS-funded IVF and fertility preservation across the region.  The policy, which […]

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Health leaders give go-ahead for public consultation on £500m investment

People in Surrey Downs, Sutton and Merton were today (Monday 6 January 2020) urged to have their say on proposals to invest £500 million in improving hospital services after health leaders gave the go-ahead to launch a public consultation. NHS Surrey Downs, Sutton and Merton Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) met in public today and agreed […]

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