Monthly Archives: September 2018

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New system will ensure sustainable high quality health and care for citizens

2018-10-10T09:35:10+00:00 September 27th, 2018|

Quality improvement work is already established in several organisations across Surrey Heartlands, according to a report from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). The IHI is working with Surrey Heartlands to develop a quality improvement system that will ensure the organisations within the partnership work together as a system to provide sustainable high quality [...]

Surrey Heartlands collaboration work showcased by NICE

2018-09-27T10:22:35+00:00 September 27th, 2018|

A case study on Surrey Heartlands is one of seven chosen to feature in a new National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Quality Matters publication ‘Unlocking capacity: Smarter Together’ showcasing different aspects of collaboration between health and the adult social care sector. The publication is aimed at those working in health and [...]

Local perinatal mental health services launches

2018-09-27T10:20:36+00:00 September 27th, 2018|

The Surrey Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Service launches across Surrey Heartlands on 1st October. It will provide a local, supportive, responsive, innovative and considerate service to women from pre-conception up until one year post-natal. Perinatal mental health has been identified as a national priority with 30,000 additional women to receive access to specialist support [...]

Multiple award nominations for Surrey Heartlands

2018-09-27T10:18:09+00:00 September 27th, 2018|

Partner organisations from across the Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership have received 10 nominations in the prestigious Health Service Journal Awards for 2018, including two for innovative Health and Care Partnership programmes. Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership is nominated for its midwifery-led 24/7 ‘Better Births’ Pregnancy Advice Helpline, which has received 9,000 [...]

Dutch leaders see how team working is benefiting care in Epsom

2018-09-27T13:13:47+00:00 September 27th, 2018|

Surrey Heartlands hosted a visit by a group of senior Dutch hospital leaders in September, who were keen to understand more about the NHS.  One of the highlights was a visit to Epsom Hospital where they found out about the Epsom Health and Care @home service. This service was created to provide better all-round [...]

Welcome to our September newsletter

2018-09-27T10:13:14+00:00 September 26th, 2018|

It’s been a very busy start to the autumn for all of us at Surrey Heartlands. Early September brought some very good news. I was absolutely thrilled that we received a total of 10 nominations in the prestigious Health Service Journal Awards for 2018, including two for innovative Health and Care Partnership programmes. It’s extremely encouraging to [...]

My thoughts on World Sepsis Day

2018-09-13T10:24:05+00:00 September 13th, 2018|

Today, on the eve of World Sepsis Day, I thought I would share some of my experience and thoughts which I hope will be of use to you.  I am at work relishing working with great colleagues, my fantastic team and our staff as well as my peers and our partners across the Surrey [...]

Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership new Pregnancy Advice Line shortlisted for HSJ award

2018-09-07T13:34:32+00:00 September 7th, 2018|

Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership’s new midwifery-led Pregnancy Advice Line was today revealed as being shortlisted for a prestigious HSJ award. The Advice Line, which provides advice and support to pregnant women within Surrey Heartlands, has taken more than 9,000 calls since its launch on 9 April 2018. The Pregnancy Advice Line is [...]

Multiple nominations for Surrey Heartlands in 2018 HSJ Awards

2018-09-07T13:23:08+00:00 September 7th, 2018|

6 September 2018 Partner organisations from across the Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership have received a total of 10 nominations in the prestigious Health Service Journal Awards for 2018, including two for innovative Health and Care Partnership programmes. Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership is nominated for its midwifery-led 24/7 ‘Better Births’ Pregnancy [...]