Welcome to our April newsletter

2019-04-29T11:16:47+01:00April 29th, 2019|

Welcome to our latest newsletter I’m delighted to let you know that the fabulous Dr Charlotte Canniff was the star interviewee on NHS England’s first podcast focusing on Primary Care Networks. Charlotte is a passionate advocate of PCNs and leads primary care transformation here at Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care System, as well as representing [...]

First best practice guidelines on how to deliver planned care in Surrey Heartlands

2019-04-29T11:17:41+01:00April 29th, 2019|

The Surrey Heartlands leadership has endorsed a set of Planned Care Principles to put in place for the first time a set of agreed best practice guidelines on how to deliver planned care across the Surrey Heartlands region. Planned care is any treatment that doesn't happen as an emergency and usually involves a prearranged [...]

Primary Care Networks to deliver mental health services

2019-04-29T10:26:58+01:00April 29th, 2019|

Surrey Heartlands Partnership has funded Surrey and Borders Partnership Foundation Trust and three Integrated Care Partnerships (North West Surrey, Guildford and Waverley and Surrey Downs) jointly to develop a new integrated way of working that aims to improve the wellbeing and care of people with mental health conditions in Surrey. This new model will [...]

Surrey 500: Creating a true culture of collaboration

2019-04-29T11:19:29+01:00April 29th, 2019|

Surrey 500 is Surrey Heartlands’ new system leadership development programme aimed at 500 leaders across our health and care system, including community partners. Our three Integrated Care Partnerships (North West Surrey, Guildford and Waverley and Surrey Downs) and those who work across Surrey   are nominating teams and individuals to take part in this brand [...]

Walking and talking to motivate positive change for Type 2 diabetes

2019-04-29T11:20:34+01:00April 29th, 2019|

Leatherhead Diabetes (LD) Walk and Talk is a new initiative for people with or at risk of Type 2 diabetes who need to increase their activity levels. Part of Mole Valley Walking for Health, this new venture involves outdoor walking followed by indoor themed discussions focussing on the everyday challenges of living with diabetes. [...]

NHS free helpline will increase access to mental health crisis support

2019-04-29T11:21:44+01:00April 29th, 2019|

People living in Surrey and North East Hampshire can now access specialist mental health advice and support round the clock - with the launch of a new and improved NHS helpline. The Mental Health Crisis Helpline is an NHS telephone service run by Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Lines are manned by [...]

Surrey Heartlands features in first NHS England podcast

2019-04-29T11:24:26+01:00April 29th, 2019|

NHS England has launched a new monthly podcast focusing on primary care networks, featuring a range of perspectives on the benefits, challenges and opportunities the networks present. And the first episode features Dr Charlotte Canniff, clinical chair of North West Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group and clinical lead for primary care transformation at Surrey Heartlands [...]

Surrey sexual health services survey

2019-04-29T11:25:29+01:00April 29th, 2019|

Surrey County Council and NHS England Specialised Commissioning South have developed two questionnaires - one for people who use Surrey sexual health services and the other one for professionals who may signpost their patients or service users to the services. Both will be available online until 3 May 2019. The questionnaires are seeking feedback [...]