Stay Well This Easter Bank Holiday 14-17 April
Residents in North West Surrey are reminded about the range of alternative health services available on Good Friday, 14 April and Easter Monday 17 April when GP practices will be closed.
Celebration time at the Bedser Hub in Woking
Celebrations were the order of the day when staff and patients from the Bedser Hub marked the first birthday of this important community service, which opened at Woking Community Hospital on 16th December 2015.
Need a New Year’s Resolution Dry January
Save money, lose weight and sleep better this New Year by giving up alcohol for the month of January. Dry January is a thirty-one day challenge starting 1 January 2017 to give up booze and get the conversation started on the damaging effects of drinking.
World AIDS Day 1 December 2016
In an effort to unite against the worldwide spread of HIV/AIDS and to show solidarity with those living with HIV, World AIDS Day is back this Thursday 1st December for the 28th year running.
Stub it out during Stoptober
Each year thousands quit smoking for 28 days with Stoptober starting this year on Saturday 1 October.
By joining in with the 28-day national quit attempt, smokers can access a range of free support.
Safe Haven in Woking moving
The Safe Haven in Woking will be moving to its new premises at The PROP, 30 Goldsworth Road, Woking, GU21 6JT on Monday 19 September 2016.
Free NHS Health Check
The NHS Health Check is a free midlife MOT for adults in England aged 40-74 without a pre-existing condition; it checks an individual's circulatory and vascular health and what the risk is of getting a disabling vascular disease.
Be prepared this Bank Holiday Weekend
The local NHS is advising residents in North West Surrey to be prepared for the coming Bank Holiday weekend and to make sure you know where to access the right medical help should you need it.
Phone lines back at Knowle Green Medical
Thank you to all patients at Knowle Green Medical for their patience and understanding while their phone lines were down. The fault has been has been rectified and working again.
Be prepared for some hot weather
It's going to be hot over the next few days and NW Surrey CCG is reminding people look after themselves and others during this time.
Cancer Patient Survey
Local level data from the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2015, will be used as a key tool to ensure better care for people with cancer, providing a baseline to work from.
The Children and Young People’s Team at North West Surrey CCG invited year 7 students from Sir William Perkins School, Chertsey to join them for the latest round of visits
Ashford Health Centre
The local NHS is proposing changes to the services provided at Ashford Health Centre.
Guide to NHS services this bank holiday weekend
Many of us are looking forward to the long bank holiday weekend ahead – and GP’s in North West Surrey are asking patients to make the most of the extra day off work by using the most appropriate NHS service if they need medical help or advice
Serious Incidents Conference 21st April 2016
Organised in collaboration with the Clinical Commissioning Groups in Surrey and North East Hampshire, this conference aims to share learning from serious incidents with a focus on rates, themes, investigation, prevention and Duty of candour.
Nurses Leading Change and Adding Value Conference 21st April
Organised in collaboration with CCGs in Surrey and NE Hampshire, this event aims to provide an opportunity for Nurses & HCAs working across Surrey and NE Hampshire to hear about the current nursing vision and learn about building resilience
North West Surrey Safe Haven Café
The new NW Surrey Safe Haven Café is a pilot project offering support to people on the verge of or having a mental health crisis.
Get ‘sugar smart’ with free app
Parents and carers know that it's important to ensure their children don't consume too much sugar. However, there are surprisingly large amounts of sugar lurking in everyday food and drinks.
Junior doctors’ industrial action
The British Medical Association has announced that the junior doctors' industrial action will be going ahead. The first strike action will start from 8am Tuesday 12 January to 8am Wednesday 13 January.
Are you making the most of your local pharmacy
Pharmacists across Runnymede, Elmbridge, Spelthorne and Woking will be reminding residents about the range of services available in local pharmacies during Ask Your Pharmacist Week this November.
CAMHS Engagement – latest update
NHS Guildford & Waverley CCG on behalf of the Surrey NHS CCG Collaborative and Surrey County Council is leading the CAMHS procurement project.
Looking forward - reviewing our Five Year Plan
On Wednesday 21st October North West Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group (NWS CCG), who are responsible for planning and commissioning most local health services across the area, hosted a ‘listening and planning’ event for their local partners.
Join the Movember movement
Movember, the month formerly known as 'November', launches its 2015 campaign encouraging men and women to sign up and grow a mo or commit to MOVE to raise awareness and funds for men's health.
Get a flu jab and stay well this winter
Parents of children aged two, three and four are being reminded that they can help protect their little ones from flu this winter with one simple free nasal spray.
Local England cricketer’s legacy lives on
A generous legacy bequeathed by Sir Alec Bedser to support the Friends of Woking Community Hospital has now been allocated to a new project worthy of carrying the great cricketer's name.
Sign up to Stoptober
Stoptober, the biggest stop smoking challenge of its kind, is returning next month and Surrey residents who smoke are being encouraged to consider signing up for it now.
We want your views on Surrey Stroke Services
Over the coming months Surrey CCGs will be working with residents, voluntary groups, and health and social care partners to develop options for what future stroke services might look like.
Be clear on cancer
"If you spot any signs of cancer, go to your GP to get it checked out. You're not wasting anyone's time, and if it isn't serious, your mind will be put at rest" advises Dr Liz Lawn, Chair of NHS North West Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group.
World Cancer Day
World Cancer Day is a global event that takes place every year on 4 February in a bid to unite the world’s population in the fight against cancer.
Stay safe in the heat
Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals and North West Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group advise local residents to 'Take extra care in the hot weather so you can enjoy it and stay well'.
NHS North West Surrey on how to live well with diabetes
"Diabetes can sometimes feel like an uphill battle – but with the right help, information and care you can still get the most out of life," says Dr. Liz Lawn, a local GP and Clinical Chair of NHS North West Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
Governing Body Meetings
Our Governing Body meets at least six times a year in public. Its meetings are chaired by the CCG’s Clinical Chair, Dr Liz Lawn.
Easter healthcare options
North West Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group has taken action to ensure the urgent care system remains resilient over the bank holiday period and residents can avoid A&E.
Be ready for Easter
Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with the North West Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group (NW Surrey CCG) is encouraging the local community to think ahead and be prepared for the long Easter weekend.
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