Press Releases

Special education services in Sutton makes 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 … Read more »

South West London designated an Integrated Care System

The South West London Health and Care Partnership has formally been designated as an Integrated Care System (ICS).   In awarding ICS status, NHS England has recognised the strength of the South West London partnership and the shared ambitions for the six boroughs – Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and … Read more »

Hairdressers, barbers and beauticians are set to get training to spot signs of domestic abuse

Hairdressers, barbers and beauticians are set to get training to spot the signs of domestic abuse as part of a campaign in Sutton backed by the head of a newly created national watchdog. They will be offered the coaching as part of a new drive in the borough to tackle … Read more »

Appointment of Independent Chair Millie Banerjee

South West London Health and Care Partnership is delighted to welcome Millie Banerjee CBE as our new Independent Chair. Millie has enjoyed a long and distinguished career across private and public sectors in a number of chair and non-executive roles. Millie is currently the Chair of NHS Blood and Transplant … Read more »

Wandsworth NHS and Council partnership boosts and develops local voluntary sector ​

Wandsworth’s voluntary sector is set to improve following the announcement of the award of a three-year contract to Wandsworth Care Alliance. Wandsworth Council and NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has increased funding for Wandsworth Care Alliance to offer more support to local voluntary organisations. Wandsworth Care Alliance will help … Read more »

New Croydon plan will transform the health and care of local people

One Croydon, a partnership between the local NHS, Croydon Council and Age UK Croydon, has today launched a new five-year plan to support residents to stay well for longer by making services more accessible in the heart of their communities. The Croydon Health and Care Plan outlines a fresh vision … Read more »

Health and Care Plan launches today in the borough of Kingston

Local people to benefit from better joined up NHS and social care services   The NHS, Kingston Council, the voluntary sector and Healthwatch are today launching a two-year plan to meet the health and care needs of people living in Kingston. The Kingston Health and Care Plan, which has been … Read more »

Health and Care Plan launches today in the borough of Richmond

Local people to benefit from better joined up NHS and social care services The NHS, Richmond Council, the voluntary sector and Healthwatch are today launching a two-year plan to meet the health and care needs of people living in Richmond. The Richmond Health and Care Plan, which has been developed … Read more »

Fantastic Fred visits local schools to support mental health and wellbeing

Ahead of World Mental Health Day 2019 (Thursday, 10 October) children in south west London have been learning from ‘Fantastic Fred’ about the key ingredients to good mental health. Fantastic Fred is a new programme which takes a huge inflatable tent into schools, with a memorable live performance to teach … Read more »

​Joint plan launched to improve health and care in Wandsworth

Wandsworth CCG Wandsworth Council, local NHS organisations and the voluntary sector have come together to launch a joint plan to support Wandsworth residents The two year health and care plan sets out work to help people stay healthy and join up services Initiatives include mental health support in schools, helping … Read more »