Press Releases

Talking healthcare: Local NHS launches new ‘conversation’ with people in south west London

People in Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth are being asked for their input as the local NHS continues to plan for the future of healthcare in south west London. Pressures on the NHS are making national headlines, as the service struggles to cope with rising demand in hospitals … Read more »

New Accountable Officer for south west London CCGs

Five clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in south west London have today announced the appointment of Sarah Blow as the new Accountable Officer for NHS Kingston, Merton, Richmond and Wandsworth CCGs from 2017/18 and NHS Sutton CCG from April 2018. Sarah has previous experience in south west London at Sutton and … Read more »

Our plan for south west London (STP)

The whole of the NHS in south west London has been working together and with local councils to develop a ‘sustainability and transformation  plan’ (STP)  that will: use our money and  staff differently to build services around the needs of patients invest in more and better services in local communities … Read more »

Response to media coverage about the south west London STP

A spokesperson for the NHS in south west London said: “There are no proposals to close any hospital in south west London. We are suggesting our hospitals will need to work differently, with more clinical networking and possibly one less hospital providing acute services such as A&E, obstetrics and specialist … Read more »

Update on development of our STP

The NHS in south west London is working with local authorities on a long term plan for local services. All NHS regions across the country are required to do this. The five-year plan is called the ‘sustainability and transformation plan’ (STP). Our draft plan is still being finalised and we will share the … Read more »

SWL Primary Care Joint Committee Meeting – Thursday 12th November 2015

Name of Meeting: South West London Primary Care Joint Committee Meeting Date & Time: Thursday 12th November 2015, 17:00pm – 19:00pm Venue: Big Hall, Drake House, 44 St Georges Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 4ED Contact Information:  Gurvinder.chana@swlondon.nhs.uk /020 3668 3464  If you would like to put forward any questions to the committee please send … Read more »

SWL Primary Care Co-commissioning Joint Committee – 3rd September 2015

Name of Meeting: SWL Primary Care Co-commissioning Joint Committee Date & Time: Thursday 3rd September 2015 at 3:00PM Venue: Richard Mayo Centre, Kingston Reformed Church, Eden Street, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1HZ (7 minute walk from Kingston Station also accessible by bus on the following routes 458, 459, 514, 515) … Read more »

SWL Primary Care Co-commissioning Joint Committee – 9th July 2015

Name of Meeting: SWL Primary Care Co-commissioning Joint Committee Date & Time: Thursday 9th July 2015 at 3:00PM Venue: Room 6.2 & 6.3, 120 The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1RH Contact Information: cliveallanso@nhs.net  / 0203 458 5726 If you would like to put forward any questions to the committee please send … Read more »

Local NHS calls for debate on future services

Local clinical commissioning groups and provider Trusts in south west London have today jointly published an Issues Paper, setting out the challenges faced by the local health service, some of the emerging ideas to tackle them and some questions for local people to respond to. The paper is published for … Read more »

Primary Care Co-Commissioning

From 1st April 2015, the six South West London Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), with NHS England (a central organisation), will take on the responsibility of commissioning Primary Care services together, as part of a Primary Care joint co-commissioning arrangement. Towards the end of 2014, the six CCGs in South West … Read more »