NHS England recently published its first progress report on STPs, in which we’re pleased to have been rated as ‘advanced’. This new ‘Progress Dashboard’ is the NHS’s first attempt at capturing a snapshot of the combined performance of the 44 STPs across the country, and provides headline ratings in four bandings: Outstanding; Advanced; Making [...]
We’ve had some changes in our senior leadership recently, with Dr Claire Fuller (former Clinical Chair at Surrey Downs CCG) now our Senior Responsible Officer, and Sarah Parker (who joins us from Guildford & Waverley CCG) our Transformation Director. Both working closely with David McNulty, Chair of our Transformation Board, and Matthew Tait who [...]
Reducing risk of cardiovascular disease is a key priority within our Cardiovascular workstream and earlier this month we welcomed the announcement from Public Health England (PHE) of a new drive to prevent heart attacks and strokes by taking a more integrated approach to cardiovascular care. New analysis suggests that we can prevent more than [...]
Continuing the theme, we have just launched our brand new standalone website – www.surreyheartlands.uk – same address as before, but a much expanded site. Again, please let us know what you think, and if there is more information you’d like to see. You’ll find all our latest news, background information about Surrey Heartlands, information [...]
So what have we actually been up to in Surrey Heartlands? Take a look at our monthly report from Sarah Parker, Transformation Director, which gives a summary of what we’ve been doing across the programme over the last month. The first Programme Update report is published here.
Our research manager Rich Stockley, who is leading the citizen engagement work, and MEL Research were asked to showcase the Surrey Heartlands research programme at the recent Public Health England conference at the University of Warwick. STPs were one of the hot topics of conversation at the conference and we were there reminding those [...]
Dr Claire Fuller shortlisted as Clinical Leader of the Year Dr Claire Fuller, our recently appointed lead for Surrey Heartlands (as Senior Responsible Officer) has been shortlisted as Clinical Leader of the Year in the 2017 Health Service Journal Awards. This is a fantastic achievement and testament to Claire’s excellent leadership skills both [...]
If you’ve been involved in Surrey Heartlands, you may be aware of our citizen engagement and research programme. We’re really excited about this as it’s an opportunity to engage and work with local residents and patients on a scale we’ve not done before. Building on a series of focus groups we ran last year, [...]