Welcome to our December newsletter

By | 2018-01-02T15:33:17+00:00 December 15th, 2017|

As winter is firmly making its mark, we’ve been working across Surrey Heartlands to prepare as a system and you can read more about our preparations below.  We are expecting a tough winter, with a particularly virulent flu strain so if you are eligible for a free flu jab, do take up the opportunity.  [...]

NHS England Chair praises pioneering technology study

By | 2018-01-02T15:41:10+00:00 November 8th, 2017|

In a visit to learn more about Surrey Heartlands, the Chairman of NHS England, Sir Malcolm Grant, has welcomed a new Internet of Things study initiated by Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Innovation to improve the lives of patients Sir Malcolm’s comments followed his visit last week to learn more about the [...]

David McNulty to continue as Chair of Surrey Heartlands

By | 2017-10-05T09:34:14+00:00 October 4th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that David McNulty, who stepped down as Chief Executive from Surrey County Council on Friday, will now take the role of Independent Chair of the Surrey Heartlands health and care partnership. David has undertaken the role of Chair of the partnership's Transformation Board - which comprises representatives from all partners - [...]

Surrey Heartlands rated as advanced

By | 2017-09-20T12:51:55+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

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 [...]

Meet the team

By | 2017-09-20T12:28:31+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

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

By | 2017-09-20T12:00:57+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

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 [...]

Our new website

By | 2017-09-20T11:57:06+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

Continuing the theme, we have just launched our brand new standalone website – – 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 [...]

Latest activity

By | 2017-09-20T11:53:07+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

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.

Getting the word out!

By | 2017-09-20T11:38:19+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

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 [...]

Follow us on Twitter

By | 2017-09-20T11:16:04+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

We’ve also just launched our new Twitter account, so please follow us @SurreyHeartland (they didn’t allow us enough characters for the ‘s’!)