2017-11 Newsletter

//2017-11 Newsletter

NHS England Chair praises pioneering technology study

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 [...]

New appointments

2018-01-02T14:58:32+00:00 November 8th, 2017|

We’ve recently made a number of new appointments to the Surrey Heartlands team. We are delighted to announce that David McNulty, who recently stepped down as Chief Executive at Surrey County Council, has now taken up the role of Independent Chair of Surrey Heartlands and as such will continue to chair the Transformation [...]

National regulators take a ‘stocktake’ of Surrey Heartlands

2018-01-02T15:01:42+00:00 November 8th, 2017|

We recently hosted a visit by NHS England and NHS Improvement for a ‘stocktake’ of our journey so far and how the regional and national teams can give us further support, particularly regarding the national Accountable Care System programme. NHS England leads the National Health Service in England and sets the priorities and direction [...]

Citizen ambassadors to support our engagement process

2018-01-02T15:00:36+00:00 November 8th, 2017|

Working with Healthwatch Surrey, we are developing a new way to support local people getting involved in the redesign of our health and care services. HealthWatch Surrey is an independent organisation that gives the people of Surrey a voice to improve, shape and get the best from their health and social care services. They [...]

Keeping stakeholders up to date with progress

2018-01-02T14:59:46+00:00 November 8th, 2017|

Improving cancer care and addressing health inequalities were the key focus of our most recent stakeholder event held on 17th October. David McNulty, Independent Chair of Surrey Heartlands Transformation Board, opened the meeting by welcoming the audience and outlining the content of the event. He went on to cover major developments since the last [...]

£400,000 funding boost to improve urgent & emergency care

2018-01-02T14:54:49+00:00 November 8th, 2017|

We’ve recently secured £400,000 in new funding to improve Urgent and Emergency Care services across Surrey Heartlands. This funding will be used to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of Urgent and Emergency Care services across the area by developing greater shared responsibility between service providers and allowing them to work together more closely. Right [...]

Latest news from our cardiovascular workstream

2018-01-02T14:53:30+00:00 November 8th, 2017|

This month we caught up with Cardiovascular Programme Manager Luke Burton to hear more about the work that’s going on within his workstream.So why are partners in Surrey Heartlands looking at improving Cardiovascular services for our citizens?We are lucky in our area as in general we are pretty healthy but have the extra challenge of [...]