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NHS Consultation on local hospital service

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 12 January, 2020

The local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is consulting on proposals for local hospitals, which are important for how the NHS will provide future health care. The CCG is the group of local GPs that commission health services for us, and determines how they should be organised. Under the proposals: • the majority of services would […]

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NHS consulting on how to improve local healthcare

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 September, 2018

The NHS in Surrey Downs, Sutton and Merton is looking at the challenges faced by Epsom and St Helier hospitals. They want to make sure they can continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable services for local people in the years ahead.  And they are working with clinical staff from both hospitals and local […]

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Sutton North’s third outdoor gym ready at Chaucer Gardens

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 30 April, 2018

The third outdoor gym in Sutton North has been installed on the playing field at the back of Chaucer Gardens, by the footpath that leads to Stayton Road.  It is available for all adults to use. The equipment includes: a pedal cycle, a rower (quite difficult this one), pull up bars and a hyper-tension bench. […]

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Feedback from September Local Committee meeting

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 September, 2017

The September Local Committee was again well attended, and those present benefited from first class presentations on safety issues and the current hospitals’ consultation. There was an update on the impact of the Grenfell fire disaster on high rise blocks in Sutton.  We were told that the new cladding at Chaucer House had passed the government’s […]

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Have your say on the future of Sutton’s hospital services

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 September, 2017

Daniel Elkeles, Chief Exec of the Epsom and St Helier Trust, told the recent Sutton Local Committee about the consultation they are running on the future of acute A&E services.  See their web site. At the meeting Mr Elkeles told us that St Helier has the best A&E performance in the south east.  The two hospitals […]

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When to call 111?

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 2 February, 2017

111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, […]

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Cold Weather alert

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 19 January, 2017

The Met Office has issued a level 3 cold weather alert for London and South East England.   There is a 90 per cent probability of severe cold weather (a temperature of below 2°C for 48 hours or longer) up to Tuesday 24 January.  Please look out for your neighbours during this period. We know it can be difficult to find all […]

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