Press Releases

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 »

​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 »