News from Sutton CCG
19 December 2018Domestic abuse doesn’t stop for Christmas
For many, spending quality time with family and friends is a key part of the Christmas season. But for some this is not something to look forward to as it means spending more time with those who make their lives miserable.
13 December 2018GP Hub opening hours - Christmas 2018
Please see below operating hours for Sutton GP Hubs over the Christmas and New Year period. GP Hubs offer extra GP and nurse appointments to residents registered with a Sutton GP.
12 November 2018World antibiotics awareness week
Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats facing us today and the overuse or misuse of antibiotics is making the problem worse.
18 September 2018Domestic abuse is often hidden
Tackling domestic abuse is one of the priorities of The Sutton Plan. This includes ensuring that anyone experiencing abuse can access the help they need as early as possible.
03 September 2018Ask about asthma
NHS Sutton CCG is supporting the Healthy London Partnership and NHS England London campaign #AskAboutAsthma to help improve the lives of those living with asthma in Sutton.
15 August 2018Improving Healthcare Together - Upcoming Events
We are holding a series of public discussion events with local communities about making sure the very best quality of care is available, that it is sustainable into the future ,from buildings which are fit for purpose.
04 July 2018Dementia pop-up hubs in Sutton
Local Sutton organisations come together to create dementia pop up hubs for those living with dementia and their carers, family and friends.
21 May 2018Dementia Action Week - 21 - 27 May 2018
Dementia is one of the biggest health and social challenge we face. With one person diagnosed with dementia every three minutes in the UK, almost everyone knows someone affected but too many people face the condition alone.
16 May 2018Mental Health Awareness Week 2018
Every year, thousands of people across the UK take part in Mental Health Awareness Week, which creates an opportunity for each of us to think about Mental Health and Wellbeing.
11 May 2018Future of Community Services in Sutton
NHS Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group's Governing Body has agreed to directly award an interim, transitional contract for Sutton Community Services to the Sutton Health and Care Provider Alliance.
05 February 2018NHS England consultation on over the counter medicines
NHS Sutton CCG is encouraging residents to respond to a national public consultation launched by NHS England on reducing prescribing of over-the-counter medicines for 33 minor, short-term health concerns.
18 October 2017SW London CCGs 'Committees in Common'
The six Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in South West London have agreed to establish a 'Committees in Common' to make decisions as a group of CCGs together.
01 October 2017Shining a spotlight on lupus during October
NHS Sutton CCG is supporting residents and families with lupus during October as part of lupus awareness month. Lupus is a painful, debilitating condition in which a person's immune system malfunctions and attacks healthy tissues, cells and organs.
14 September 2017GP Surgeries delivering “Good” care across the board
NHS Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are pleased to announce that all GP surgeries in the borough have been rated as "Good" by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), with two surgeries receiving "Outstanding" in some categories.
11 September 2017Sexual Health Week 2017
The focus of Sexual Health Week for 2017 is on the use of pornography, including the discussion of related topics such as sexual expectations, consent and the practice of safe sex.
01 September 2017Get TUF on urology disease during September
September is Urology Awareness Month. Now in its third year, the campaign is dedicated to all things urological, from increasing knowledge about urology disease to banishing the stigma associated with many of these conditions.
19 July 2017Perinatal Mental Health focus group
South west London want to improve support for women and their families who may be affected by mental health conditions during or after pregnancy
13 July 2017Sutton GPs receive thumbs up from residents
NHS Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group is delighted that Sutton residents are very satisfied with their experience of GP services, according to this year's GP Patient Survey, an independent survey run by Ipsos MORI on behalf of NHS England.
06 July 2017Sutton CCG announce new Chair
NHS Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has appointed local GP Dr Jeffrey Croucher as Clinical Chair.
27 June 2017Manage your health from your mobile 24/7
London Borough of Sutton residents can now manage their health online in the same way they manage other areas of their life such as banking and shopping.
12 June 2017Carers Week 2017
Carers Week is all about reminding people of the tireless dedication of carers and the positive impact of their thankless work. GPs in Sutton are encouraging locals to spare a thought for carers in the community
11 June 2017Know Diabetes, fight diabetes
Diabetes is one of the UK’s biggest health crises, and it’s on the rise. Some 4.5 million people in the UK are living with diabetes, and 11.9 million in the UK are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
14 May 2017Dementia Awareness Week
The Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Awareness Week takes place this year 14 – 20 May with the aim of spreading the charity's core philosophy that life doesn't end where dementia begins
08 May 2017Mental health - Let’s strive to thrive
Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem. It's about thriving – not just surviving – when life challenges us with stresses and strains.
25 April 2017Recovery Cafes
Are you struggling with your mental health and finding it difficult to cope?
Come along to a Recovery Café for a safe and supportive space.
13 March 2017It’s not just about food and drink
During Nutrition and Hydration Week (March 13-19) patients and healthcare professionals in Sutton are asked to support the campaign to reduce malnutrition and dehydration across their localities.
27 February 2017Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Early intervention is crucial to combatting eating disorders and provides the focus for Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW), running from 27 February to 5 March 2017.
31 January 2017Don’t let inherited heart disease break your heart
February is The British Heart Foundation's (BHF) Heart Month. To support the BHF NHS Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is raising awareness of the sudden devastation caused by inherited heart disease (IHD).
17 November 2016National Diabetes Prevention Programme NDPP) update
As part of the diabetes transformation initiative in Sutton, more than 500 patients have now been registered and are taking part in the Healthier You, National Diabetes Prevention Programme.
14 October 2016Get the jab to protect yourself against flu this winter
With the temperature dropping in recent weeks, autumn is well and truly upon us – which means that bugs like the flu are on the rise. GPs in NHS Sutton CCG are encouraging local residents to make sure they stay well over the coming months...
10 October 2016World Mental Health Day 2016
NHS Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is supporting this year's World Mental Health Day. The theme, set by the World Federation for Mental Health, is psychological first aid and the support people can provide to those in distress.
09 September 2016Update on development of our STP
The NHS in south west London (Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth CCGs) is working with local authorities on a long term plan for local services.
25 August 2016Get prepared for August bank holiday
With the bank holiday fast approaching - GP's in Sutton are reminding local people to plan ahead for repeat prescriptions over the August bank holiday as many GPs and pharmacies in the area may be closed or have reduced opening hours.