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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Pharmacy opening times over Christmas and New Year

 Your local pharmacy can offer health advice and medicines for a wide range of common health problems.   Many pharmacies are open over the Christmas and New Year holidays. For minor injuries and illnesses, you can look after yourself with a well-stocked medicine cabinet and first aid materials.  Ask your local pharmacist for advice. If you are feeling under […]

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At the first signs of a winter illness, don’t wait until it gets worse. See your pharmacist!

Doctors in Sutton are urging patients to visit their pharmacist at the first signs of an illness this winter, after it was revealed that many are unaware of the expert healthcare advice they offer. Dr Dino Pardhanani, local GP and joint clinical director for Sutton CCG said: “Just like your GP, your local pharmacist is […]

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