Richmond GP Alliance

Richmond GP Alliance

Tudor House 26 Upper Teddington Road, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames. KT1 4DY

Telephone: 020 8614 3874

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    • How health on the high street is at the centre of Merton’s plans for better wellbeing 30th June 2022
      The way the NHS and the wider health and care system is managed on a local level is changing, with the launch of South West London Integrated Care System (ICS) on 1 July. This means a bigger focus on partnership working, to help people live healthier happier lives and reduce health inequalities – unfair differences […]
    • How NHS changes in Wandsworth mean a community approach to addressing inequality 30th June 2022
      The way the NHS and the wider health and care system is managed on a local level is changing, with the launch of South West London Integrated Care System (ICS) on 1 July. This means a bigger focus on partnership working, to help people live healthier happier lives and reduce health inequalities – unfair differences […]
    • Digital version of hugely successful Red Bag scheme sees hospital stays for care home residents cut by four days in pilot 24th June 2022
      The pilot of a digital version of a scheme to ensure smoother transfers in and out of hospital for care home residents saw the length of each stay drop by four days and 35% fewer readmissions. Devised in Sutton, the original Red Bag scheme sees essentials such as key paperwork, medication and personal items like […]
    • Transforming care for people with skin conditions​ 23rd June 2022
      The South West London Dermatology Network was awarded £380,530 by NHSX in March 2021 to develop a new teledermatology service, using digital technology and specialist tools to improve referrals between primary and secondary care. ​ The population of south west London is diverse so, to ensure this new service met the needs of local people, […]
    • Grassroots work builds stronger, healthier communities 23rd June 2022
      If you’re a parent from the Polish or Eastern European communities in Wandsworth or Merton, there’s a weekly event you might find helpful. It’s the Friday morning play group at Colliers Wood Community Centre on the border between the two boroughs. Each Friday, between 10am and 12noon, the centre becomes a meeting place for parents […]
    • Together clinics bring paediatric care close to home 23rd June 2022
      Special paediatric clinics held in GP practices across Wandsworth are transforming children’s healthcare. Children are seen by a consultant and their GP – Together – speeding up treatment, reducing follow-up appointments and keeping care close to home. “This really is a great service,” says Dr Tom Coffey, lead GP for children’s services in Wandsworth, “and […]
    • Leading local GP issues Covid-19 booster jab reminder 22nd June 2022
      A leading local GP has reminded people who have not yet had their Covid-19 top-up booster jab that vaccination centres are ready and waiting for them in south west London. Dr Vasa Gnanapragasam’s reminder comes after the NHS began the latest phase of its Covid-19 vaccination programme in March, offering people aged 75 and over, older adult care […]
    • NHS South West London Integrated Care Board first meeting in public 22nd June 2022
      NHS South West London Integrated Care Board takes on statutory duties from 1 July 2022 as part of South West London Integrated Care System and the changes brought into force by the 2022 Health and Social Care Act.  Integrated Care Systems are partnerships of organisations that come together to plan and deliver joined up health […]
    • New Addington residents find help and support at new community hub 22nd June 2022
      Are you a Croydon resident with questions about general health and social care? If the answer is yes, why not visit New Addington Pathfinder’s Community Hub. It all starts with a cuppa and a conversation at the recently launched hub where Croydon residents can visit to get information and support to help them live life […]
    • More than 100 people in Richmond already benefiting from new long COVID service  20th June 2022
      More than 100 people with long COVID in Richmond are already benefiting from a new service offering them therapy. Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare’s Long COVID Service has helped 101 people living in Richmond since launching in November last year. Patients had 424 follow-up appointments to the end of May 2022, via a combination of […]