Local health and social care news


Family Voice Surrey are holding Tandridge District Coffee Mornings

Family Voice Surrey are holding free drop-in events for parent carers of 0-25 year olds with additional needs. You can go along for tea, coffee, biscuits, interesting speakers and a chance to chat with other…


Chiddingfold Surgery to re-open on 25th November 2019

Nearly a year after a devastating fire at Chiddingfold Surgery required the practice to relocate to Cedar Ward at Milford Hospital, it has been re-built on its original site. From midday on Monday 25th November…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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 –…