2018 03 Newsletter

//2018 03 Newsletter

Clock is ticking on funding grant opportunity

2018-04-09T11:32:21+01:00April 3rd, 2018|

Time is running out to apply for grant funding from Surrey County Council’s GP Technology Enabling Care Service (TECS) Innovation Grant Fund. In line with the ‘Innovation’ theme at the Surrey Heartlands Expo 2018 event, Surrey County Council and our CCG partners have issued a TECS (Technology Enabling Care Service (TECS) Innovation Grant Opportunity. [...]

Stakeholder group debates social prescribing and our digital programme

2018-04-03T12:57:54+01:00April 3rd, 2018|

The latest meeting of the Surrey Heartlands Stakeholder Reference Group saw lively and thoughtful discussion around the evening’s two main topics - understanding how social prescribing works across Surrey Heartlands and hearing more about our digital priorities. Surrey’s Deputy Director of Public Health Ruth Hutchinson and Charlotte Pavitt, Darzi Fellow and Public Health Registrar, [...]

GP Carer Quality Marker launched

2018-04-03T12:32:08+01:00April 3rd, 2018|

A partnership event at Christ Church Woking has seen the launch of new GP Quality Markers for carer-friendly GP practices. The Markers are an NHS England development aimed at ensuring the health system is more supportive of carers. It is estimated that 6,000 people take on caring responsibilities every day; looking after a family [...]

Easter bank holiday healthcare demand

2018-04-03T12:26:37+01:00April 3rd, 2018|

Hundreds of additional GP appointments were made available to patients by GP practices across Surrey Heartlands over the Easter weekend in response to the continuing impact of capacity pressures. Surrey Heartlands partners worked closely together, signposting appropriate services such as the extra GP appointments and other special measures put in place over the Easter [...]

Debut Surrey Heartlands Expo hailed as a winner

2018-04-03T11:31:41+01:00April 3rd, 2018|

The Surrey Heartlands Expo 2018 connected over 300 delegates from health, social care, academia and industry to look at how innovative technologies and services can further improve services for people in Surrey. The March event showcased some of the most creative collaborations and innovations, as well as proving an opportunity to plan how to [...]

£500,000 funding award for Surrey Heartlands hospital improvements

2018-04-03T11:24:42+01:00April 3rd, 2018|

Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership is one of the organisations included in the government announcement of £760 million of capital funding being allocated to the NHS to allow the acceleration of service modernisation and transformation. The Surrey Heartlands allocation was £500,000 which will be spent on refurbishing mental health facilities at the Abraham [...]

Welcome to our March newsletter

2018-04-03T11:08:32+01:00April 3rd, 2018|

Hopefully by now the Beast From The East and its smaller siblings have done their worst and Spring is finally establishing itself.  However, high demand for health services continues to take its toll and we are continuing to work as a system to ensure patients get the care they need, when they need it. [...]