Press Releases

​Stroke-busting health checks for Wandsworth

A new project to offer ‘Stroke Busting Health Checks’ to 1,000 people at greatest risk in Wandsworth has been announced at the HIN Innovation Awards. It will increase detection of heart disease risk factors across the most deprived areas of the borough. In Wandsworth, nearly 2000 people have undiagnosed atrial … Read more »

Improving health and care for Sutton residents

A major plan to improve the health and care of residents in Sutton has been launched. In Sutton, the local NHS, council, voluntary sector and Healthwatch have come together and formed Sutton Health and Care.  Over the past year we have been looking at what’s important for health and care in Sutton, … Read more »

Engagement with Londoners must go deeper in order to realise the full benefits of joined-up health and care data

A new report commissioned by the OneLondon Local Health and Care Record Exemplar (LHCRE) suggests that system leaders must go further than before to fully understand the public’s expectations of how health and care data is used in a variety of real-world situations. Without this work major transformation programmes, like … Read more »

Major funding boost of £4.3m for school-based mental health services in south west London

Support for 56,000 more children and parents to encourage better mental health and wellbeing Mental health teams to be rolled out to more schools and further education colleges across south west London New projects to focus on BAME young people who have suffered trauma, those with special educational needs and … Read more »

Partnership events shortlisted for HSJ Value award

We are pleased to announce six events held jointly by health and care organisations in south west London have been shortlisted for a HSJ Value Award. The nomination shines a light on the importance of engaging residents and frontline staff when bringing together health and care services. At the events, … Read more »

Mental health support teams to support up to 25,000 young people a year in south west London

South West London Health and Care Partnership have worked together with young people and their parents to secure £1.85m of trailblazer funding, it was announced today. The funding will help to create mental health support teams in three boroughs, giving almost 25,000 children and young people extra support with their … Read more »

Over 5,000 patients with Type 2 diabetes set to benefit from NHS funding

People living with Type 2 diabetes will be offered an innovative way to manage their condition using new digital technology, thanks to over £500,000 funding secured by South West London Health and Care Partnership. The national funding, announced this week (Tuesday 23 October), will allow healthcare professionals to support over … Read more »

Appointment of new Chair

  We are delighted to welcome Cheryl Coppell OBE as our new independent Chair, bringing with her a wealth of local government knowledge. As a local Authority Chief Executive for over 20 years, Cheryl offers a unique addition to the Partnership, strengthening our leadership team during an ambitious period of delivery … Read more »

Stay safe in the heat this summer

Residents across south west London are being urged to take care of themselves and look out for young children, babies, older people and those with health conditions who may be at risk during the hot weather. The main risks are dehydration from not drinking enough water, overheating – which can … Read more »

Information about the offer of a breast screen for women aged 70-79

Some women aged between 70 and 79 are being offered the opportunity for a breast screen. The offer of a screen comes after some women did not receive an invitation for a final screen, as part of the routine NHS Breast Screening Programme. The Breast Screening Programme usually invites women … Read more »