Local health and social care news

07.11.2019

NHS offers free flu vaccine to ‘at risk’ groups

The flu vaccination is available every year on the NHS to help us all against the risk of flu and its complications, and for many  Surrey residents, it is completely free if you fall into…

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25.10.2019

Drop-in sessions at New Inn Surgery for information on registering with a different GP practice

Following Guildford and Waverley Clinical Commissioning Group’s announcement of the closure of New Inn surgery in Guildford with effect from 22nd November, patients will have to register with a different GP practice. A number of…

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30.09.2019

New safeguarding arrangements for children in Surrey

The new Surrey Safeguarding Children Partnership replaces Surrey Safeguarding Children Board from September 2019. The partnership is jointly and equally led by Surrey County Council, Surrey Police and Guildford and Waverley Clinical Commissioning Group on…

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30.09.2019

Children with special educational needs will have school places closer to home under new plans

Plans outlined by Surrey County Council on 24th September show an extra 883 specialist school places in mainstream and special schools will be provided in Surrey over the next four years. These plans are in…

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06.09.2019

Support for children with learning disabilities in east Surrey

First Community Health and Care has taken over the contract to provide dietetic services for children with learning disabilities in east Surrey. The company’s children’s dietitians will be supporting children and young people under 19…

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19.08.2019

Change to New Inn Surgery in Guildford

Over the past 3 years both NHS England, NHS Guildford and Waverley CCG, under their delegated commissioning function and Guildford Borough Council have been working with New Inn Surgery in Guildford regarding the long term…

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08.05.2019

Finding your way – a directory of services for people bereaved by suicide in Surrey and North East Hampshire

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has published ‘Finding your way’, a directory of local services for people who have been bereaved by suicide in Surrey and North East Hampshire. The booklet was co-produced…

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23.04.2019

Freephone NHS helpline set to improve access to mental health crisis support

Mental Health Helpline now available 24 hours a day and free of call charges People living in Surrey and North East Hampshire can now access specialist mental health advice and support round the clock –…

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24.12.2018

Adult Inpatient Survey 2018

CQC are currently surveying patients aged 16 and above who had at least one overnight stay in hospital during July 2018. Since the end of August all 145 acute trusts have sent approx. 180,000 questionnaires…

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21.12.2018

‘How we can help Young Carers’

Are you a Young Person who helps look after someone and you are between the age of 16-25? If so, please see details below of two events where you can let us know how we…

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