Press Releases

New interim Programme Director appointed

Kay McCulloch has been appointed as the interim Programme Director for South West London Collaborative Commissioning (SWLCC).Kay will be seconded from her role as a director in PwC’s health team and specialises in large scale change programmes in the health sector. In recent years, she has led the delivery of … Read more »

South West London Urgent & Emergency Care Peer Review Visit – Report

A key element of the South West London 5 Year Strategic Plan is that urgent and emergency care (UEC) services across south west London work towards meeting our own minimum standards of quality by the end of 2016/17, to ensure that patients across south west London receive the same high … Read more »

Programme Director Charlotte Joll retires

Charlotte Joll, Programme Director for South West London Collaborative Commissioning, retires today after 35 years of service to the NHS. Charlotte is a Cambridge University graduate and joined the NHS in 1980. She has devoted her career to the service and to improving care for patients. She is a former … Read more »

SWL Health Commissioners Clarify Current Position March 2015

The six south west London clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) have released the following statement to clarify the current position following questions about the five-year strategy for health services in south west London.  “Our position has not changed. We have put forward a strategy for the local NHS which makes clear … Read more »

Joint Statement from Croydon, Kingston, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth CCGs in support of Dr Howard Freeman

The GP chairs of Croydon, Kingston, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) today issued the following joint statement in response to a press release from Merton Council calling on Dr Howard Freeman to step down as Chair of Merton CCG. “We are disappointed that Merton councillors are attempting … Read more »

SWL Health Commissioners Publish Draft Five-Year Strategy

Patients can expect hospitals, GPs, mental health and community services to work together to deliver ‘whole system’ care that  is better integrated with the social care services provided by local councils, under ambitious proposals unveiled today by the six GP-led bodies in south west London. The six local clinical commissioning … Read more »

SWL Integrated Care Project Showcase

   Clinicians and local commissioners from south west London came together on Monday 28 April to showcase local projects and initiatives funded by Health Education South London (HESL).  The event was the culmination of work over the past 5 months which has sought to support workforce development and integration through … Read more »

SWL health commissioners plan five-year strategy

The governing bodies of the six south west London Clinical Commissioning Groups have all backed proposals put forward in February that they should work in partnership with each other and NHS England to resolve the challenges faced by the local NHS. The six CCGs* and NHS England (who are responsible … Read more »

Local CCGs consider new approach to tackling NHS challenges

The GP chairs of the six clinical commissioning groups in south west London* are proposing to take a new, collective approach to addressing the challenges set out by the Better Services Better Value programme** and NHS England’s Call to Action. Read more »