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15 June 2017

Support for people affected by major incidents

Create time to talk and be listened to...Read More

14 June 2017

Cervical cancer screenings (smear tests) save lives

All women aged 25 and over invited to cervical screening...Read More

13 June 2017

Get to know diabetes during Diabetes Week 2017

Know the disease and fight it....Read More

06 June 2017

Londoners advised to know their pulse during Heart Rhythm Week

A campaign by the Heart Rhythm Alliance...Read More

26 May 2017

South West London Alliance of CCGs Statement

No change CAMHS Neurodevelopmental Assessment Service ...Read More

25 May 2017

Pharmacy opening times for May bank holiday 2017

Find pharmacy opening hours for Wandsworth...Read More

18 May 2017

Be Clear on Cancer

Emphasis is on respiratory symptoms....Read More

12 April 2017

Where to find health support over Easter weekend

Use your pharmacy and urgent care centres, check opening times before you visit....Read More

01 March 2017

Prostate and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Both diseases typically affect men and women over 50 years...Read More

28 February 2017

You’re invited to attend the Wandsworth Health and Care Forum

Tuesday 14 March 2017, Wandsworth Campus, South Thames College, 6pm-9pm...Read More

24 February 2017

Eating Disorders Awareness Week, 25 Feb – 5 Mar 2017

Sock it to Eating Disorders Day on 3 March...Read More

23 February 2017

Wandsworth End of Life Care Coordination Centre wins NCPC Award

National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) recognises Wandsworth service with annual award ...Read More

01 February 2017

Don’t let inherited heart disease break your heart

February is The British Heart Foundation's (BHF) Heart Month. ...Read More

24 January 2017

GP appointments now available at Brocklebank Health Centre out-of-hours service

GP practices across Wandsworth are working together to improve patient access to GP services out-of-hours....Read More

16 January 2017

Move More Wandsworth

Macmillan’s Move More Wandsworth initiative is a new service for people living with or beyond cancer...Read More

16 January 2017

Talking healthcare - Local NHS launches new conversation with people in south west London

Local people in south west London are being asked for their input in a plan for the future of healthcare...Read More

09 January 2017

Obesity Week

Most of us can be a little bit healthier. Whether it's making changes to what we eat, drinking more water, or being a bit more physically active. ...Read More

09 January 2017

New Wandsworth Integrated Sexual Health Service (WISH)

Effective 9 January 2017, Wandsworth Integrated Sexual Health Service (WISH) has been refreshed...Read More

03 January 2017

Be Food Smart

Change4Life have developed the Be Food Smart app – with a simple scan families can see what's in their food and drinks, along with some handy hints and tips! ...Read More

01 January 2017

Need a New Year’s Resolution, try Dry January!

Save money, lose weight and sleep better this New Year by giving up alcohol for the month of January. ...Read More

26 December 2016

Stay Well This Winter - First Signs

Winter came early in 2016 with a late November cold snap registering below freezing temperatures across the UK. ...Read More

23 December 2016

Healthier Haircuts at Wandsworth Barber Shops

With our aim of creating better care and a healthier future for people in Wandsworth, we’re interested in changing attitudes....Read More

19 December 2016

New Accountable Officer for south west London CCGs

Five clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in south west London have today announced the appointment of Sarah Blow as the new Accountable Officer ...Read More

19 December 2016

Wandsworth pharmacy opening hours for the festive period

f you need a pharmacy over the festive period, they won't all be open....Read More

12 December 2016

GP Access Hubs

GP Access Hubs have been set up within Wandsworth to give patients better access to primary care services....Read More

08 December 2016

Multispeciality Community Provider model (MCP)

A new kind of provider of health and community services has been given the go ahead by NHS Wandsworth CCG....Read More

06 December 2016

Stay-Well-This-Winter-2

NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group urges local residents to prepare now for the Christmas and New Year festive season....Read More

25 November 2016

World AIDS Day 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. ...Read More

23 November 2016

EDAY 2016 Opening Doors

Equalities Day or ‘EDAY’ is an annual event set aside by Wandsworth CCG...Read More

21 November 2016

Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Week, 21 – 27 November 2016

AF is one of the most common forms of abnormal heart rhythm and a major cause of stroke. ...Read More

21 November 2016

​​Publication of south west London Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)​

All regions of the NHS in England have developed Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) for their area....Read More

11 November 2016

Self Care for Life – be healthy this winter

Did you know that it is usual for adults to have two to four colds a year while children are likely to have three to eight as their immune system is more susceptible to viral infections? ...Read More

04 November 2016

Ask Your Pharmacist Week

This year’s Ask Your Pharmacist Week (7-14 November) is based on the theme ‘More Than Medicines’. ...Read More

26 October 2016

Movember 2016

Movember encourages young men to grow out their moustaches throughout November to raise awareness and funds for men’s health....Read More

11 October 2016

Get the jab to protect yourself against flu this winter, says Wandsworth GPs

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....Read More

10 October 2016

World Mental Health Day 2016

NHS Wandsworth 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....Read More

05 October 2016

World Arthritis Day returns – 12 October

World Arthritis Day is back to help raise awareness, influence public policy and to otherwise provide support to the 350 million people worldwide who suffer from rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease. ...Read More

30 September 2016

Stub it out during Stoptober

Each year thousands quit smoking for 28 days with Stoptober starting on Saturday 1 October....Read More

09 September 2016

Update 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....Read More

08 September 2016

Stoptober 2016

Stoptober is back and is urging smokers to join in the challenge that saw over 215,000 participants take part in 2015. Visit the NHS Smokefree website to find out more....Read More

07 September 2016

Know Your Numbers

Wandsworth CCG encourages residents to take advantage free blood pressure checks during the awareness week called Know Your Numbers! This runs between 12-18 September, 2016....Read More

02 September 2016

Wandsworth CCG encourages residents to get informed during urology awareness month

Urology Awareness Month takes place throughout September, and is an opportunity to look at some of those overlooked yet common conditions that are often not spoken about. ...Read More

08 August 2016

Persistent cough or breathlessness? Get it checked out, say Wandsworth GPs

GPs across Wandsworth are backing a new public health campaign to raise awareness of the importance of getting respiratory problems checked out to rule out underlying health problems....Read More

19 July 2016

Wandsworth is hotting up

As temperatures are heating up, the continuous hot weather is a good reminder for people to practice sun sense and look out for others, especially the vulnerable such as the older people, young children and those with serious illnesses....Read More

14 July 2016

First London wide health app launches for young people in Wandsworth

A new health app has been launched to help young people in Wandsworth take greater personal control over their health....Read More

13 July 2016

Take care in the summer sun

Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it's too hot for too long there are health risks. You can avoid feeling uncomfortable or unwell by making sure you are prepared for summer. ...Read More

07 July 2016

SAVE THE DATE Annual General Meeting AGM on 21 September 2016

Please save the date for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will be held on Wednesday 21 September 2016 from 2pm to 5pm in our headquarters office, SWISH building, 73 Upper Richmond Road, East Putney, SW15 2SR....Read More

06 July 2016

GPs in Wandsworth are supporting Health Information Week 2016

To be the best you can be, you need to understand yourself and your health. So, get yourself some good health advice this summer....Read More

29 June 2016

Primary Care Committee Meeting

The first meeting of the Primary Care Committee to be held in public is scheduled for Tuesday, 5th July, 9:00-11:30 at our offices in Upper Richmond Road....Read More

23 June 2016

Wandsworth End of Life Care Coordination Centre shortlisted for Nursing Times Awards

An innovative new service aimed at improving care at home for people approaching the end of their life in Wandsworth has been shortlisted for this year's prestigious Nursing Times Awards....Read More

21 June 2016

Have you completed the Child health survey 2016

NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), led by the GP's of Wandsworth, is responsible for commissioning health services to meet the health needs of the population of the borough. ...Read More

15 June 2016

Men's Health Week. How do you beat stress

We all get stressed. Stress is normal. It's what you do to beat it that matters. This is the theme of Men's Health Week 2016 (13-19 June). ...Read More

12 June 2016

Wandsworth GPs set the record straight during Diabetes Awareness Week

Wandsworth GPs are encouraging local people to find out the truth about diabetes and what it's like to live with the condition during Diabetes Awareness Week, which runs from 12-18 June....Read More

10 June 2016

GPs in Wandsworth are supporting Breathe Easy Week 2016

As long as it works, we all take breathing for granted. But what can we do when breathing doesn't 'work' as well as it should?...Read More

24 May 2016

Governing Body to approve Annual Report and Accounts

NHS Wandsworth CCG's Governing Body will be reviewing this years annual report and accounts at the next meeting. ...Read More

16 May 2016

Wandsworth GPs encourage residents to open up about dementia

GPs in Wandsworth are encouraging local people who are worried about dementia to confront their fears during Dementia Awareness Week from 15-21 May....Read More

09 May 2016

GPs Wandsworth are supporting Mental Health Awareness Week 2016

This year's Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 16-22 May​ and is focused on relationships. ...Read More

03 May 2016

Feedback sought on new toolkit to improve children’s asthma care

A new asthma toolkit is being developed to support health professionals and schools in Wandsworth to provide better care for children and young people asthma in London....Read More

28 April 2016

What to do if you need health services bank holiday weekend

Many people are looking forward to the long bank holiday weekend ahead. GPs in Wandsworth are asking patients who need urgent medical help or advice to use the most appropriate NHS service....Read More

25 April 2016

Advice to patients during the industrial action Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 April 2016

The NHS is working hard to ensure that as few patients as possible are affected by the industrial action planned for Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 April 2016,...Read More

21 April 2016

Wandsworth GPs encourage local residents to take a stand against Parkinson’s

GPs across Wandsworth are calling on local residents to support Parkinson's Awareness Week ...Read More

18 April 2016

Stop terrorists and extremists online presence

Tackling extremist material is important to protect the public and prevent offences that incite or promote terrorism and extremism. ...Read More

05 April 2016

Wandsworth CCG announces new provider for IT services to GPs across the borough

Wandsworth CCG can today announce that North & East London Commissioning Support Unit (NEL CSU) has been named as the preferred bidder to provide IT services for the borough's GP practices....Read More

04 April 2016

GPs encourage local people to get to know their bowels

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and GPs in Wandsworth are reminding local people to ensure they take part in regular screening....Read More

21 December 2015

December 2015 Chat from the Chair

Dr Nicola Jones' regular blog from the governing board meeting has now been published....Read More

21 December 2015

Make sure you get the right NHS help this Christmas

Wandsworth residents are being asked to consider how they use local hospitals over the festive season....Read More

17 December 2015

Pharmacy opening times over the festive period

If you need to go to your pharmacy over the festive period, please check to see which ones are open...Read More

07 December 2015

December Board meeting starts at 9.30am

NHS Wandsworth CCG's December board meeting will take place on 9 December at 73 Upper Richmond Rd, East Putney, SW15 2SR​ at 9.30am. ...Read More

11 September 2015

Childhood cancer awareness month

September is childhood cancer awareness month, a campaign led by charity Children with Cancer UK. The charity helps children with cancer across the UK, funding research, supporting families and raising awareness. ...Read More

09 September 2015

Reaching out to those at risk of suicide

It is hard to imagine the extreme psychological pain that leads someone to decide that suicide is the only course of action....Read More

03 September 2015

Are you going to sign up to Stoptober this year

Stoptober, the biggest stop smoking challenge of its kind, is returning next month and residents who smoke in Wandsworth are being encouraged to consider signing up for it now....Read More

20 August 2015

Use NHS services wisely this August bank holiday weekend

Plan ahead and make sure you have enough medicines and use NHS services wisely if you have an urgent health problem over the August bank holiday weekend....Read More

13 August 2015

SAVE THE DATE Wandsworth CCG Annual General Meeting (AGM)

on Wednesday 23 September from 2 - 4pm at NHS Wandsworth CCG offices, 73 Upper Richmond Rd, East Putney, London...Read More

05 August 2015

Doctors in Wandsworth support breastfeeding week

World Breastfeeding Week 2015 (1-7 August) is once again supporting and empowering women to breastfeed. ...Read More

28 July 2015

World Hepatitis Day 28 July 2015

How to prevent against hepatitis is the focus of World Hepatitis Day this month. World Hepatitis Day is held each year on 28 July and is one of only four official disease-specific world health days....Read More

15 July 2015

Keep the kids active this summer with the 10 Minute Shake Up

Parents anxious at the prospect of keeping their little ones active and entertained for six weeks will love Change4Life's 10 Minute Shake Up! ...Read More

02 July 2015

One in three women who get breast cancer are over 70 - don’t assume you’re past it

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in England with around 41,200 women diagnosed each year. Locally in Wandsworth around 160 people are diagnosed with breast cancer every year...Read More

26 June 2015

Stay Safe in the Heat

Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it’s too hot for too long there are health risks. There are lots of ways to make sure you are protected but it’s important to look out for the people who are most vulnerable. ...Read More

17 June 2015

Health roadshow in Battersea on 2 July - all welcome

If you live in Battersea, come along to our health road show....Read More

17 June 2015

Community champions are trained and ready to help people with diabetes in Wandsworth

Thirteen people have been named as "Community Champions" in Wandsworth....Read More

10 June 2015

Patient Discovery Interviews

We would like the local community to get involved in reviewing services for local people. This includes vital teams like district nursing, health visiting, therapies and a lot more. ...Read More

03 June 2015

Living with Diabetes Day 30 June

For anyone recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, or who may have been diagnosed for longer, but needs the basic information to help them live well. ...Read More

02 June 2015

Cancer patients and carers meeting at St George's Hospital 25 June

The cancer patient and carer user group are organising a listening event for people who have undergone cancer treatment. ...Read More

21 May 2015

Launch of Wandsworth End of Life Coordination Centre

This new innovative service aims to ensure everyone living with a progressive...Read More

21 May 2015

Wandsworth Men's Health Forum celebrates mental health awareness Week

Organisations collaborate on this important area of health awareness ...Read More

19 May 2015

Dont just go to A and E this May Bank Holiday

Please remember A&E is for life-threatening illnesses only ...Read More

15 May 2015

Dementia Awareness Week

Want to know more about dementia?...Read More

07 May 2015

NHS England live streams Board Meeting

Watch it live as it happens...Read More

06 May 2015

Nick joins Pharmacy elite

Nick Beavon, Chief Pharmacist of Wandsworth CCG has been awarded the prestigious title of Fellow of the Faculty of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society....Read More

29 April 2015

Make sure your voice is heard!

Complete our online Strategy Survey now! ...Read More

27 April 2015

Wandsworth CCG supports patient participation week

GPs in Wandsworth are asking the local community to take the opportunity to have a say in how services at their local doctors’ surgery are delivered...Read More

22 April 2015

Take part in our Strategy Survey and have your say

We are running a short survey to ask people about NHS services in Wandsworth so that they can have their say on what is important to them. ...Read More

08 April 2015

April is Bowel Cancer Month

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and GPs in Wandsworth are reminding local men and women to make sure they take part in regular screening. ...Read More

08 April 2015

April is Bowel Cancer month

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and GPs in Wandsworth are reminding local men and women to make sure they take part in regular screening. ...Read More

01 April 2015

SWL Primary Care Co-commissioning Joint Committee

Meeting is open to the public and taking place on Thursday 14 May....Read More

27 March 2015

NHS approves plans for new hospitals for mental health patients

NHS England and the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth have approved plans to modernise mental health services in south west London......Read More

26 March 2015

Wandsworth Wellbeing Hub

NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is launching a new telephone and online information service to help people easily find out about health and wellbeing services in the borough....Read More

23 March 2015

Use A&E responsibly this Easter

With Easter just around the corner, NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group is urging local patients to think before visiting their A&E department over the four day weekend. ...Read More

19 March 2015

Easter Pharmacy Hours 2015

Here is a list of pharmacies in Wandsworth that are open during the Easter bank holiday period....Read More

16 March 2015

Sign up to be a Wandsworth Diabetes Champion

Make it a New Year’s resolution to join the fight against diabetes and help fellow Wandsworth residents reduce their risk of developing the condition...Read More

12 March 2015

Primary Care Co-Commissioning

NHS Wandsworth CCG​ has been approved to jointly commission Primary Care services with NHS England...Read More

02 March 2015

Wandsworth supports No Smoking Day 11 March 2015

GPs in Wandsworth are urging people across the borough to take the first step in quitting smoking for good on No Smoking Day ...Read More

27 February 2015

Act FAST if you experience stroke symptoms

NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group is supporting Public Health England’s annual ‘Act Fast’ campaign which aims to highlight the common symptoms of stroke and mini strokes....Read More

27 February 2015

March is Ovarian Cancer Month

NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group and Wandsworth Council Public Health Department are supporting Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in March to raise awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer. ...Read More

23 February 2015

Modernising mental health services

The Clinical Commissioning Groups in Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth and NHS England have published today their report on the outcome of the mental health inpatient consultation which ran between September and December 2014. ...Read More

02 February 2015

Help at Hand for Mental Health

Local help is available to Wandsworth residents experiencing stress, low mood, and emotional difficulties. NHS Wandsworth CCG is reminding residents they can self-refer to the talking therapies mental health service ​...Read More

29 January 2015

Do you know the symptoms of oesophago-gastric cancers

NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group is supporting a new national campaign which aims to raise awareness of the symptoms of stomach cancer and cancer of the oesophagus. ...Read More

29 January 2015

Take ten minutes to change your life during Heart Month

Taking just 10 minutes each day to make tiny changes to your lifestyle can lower your risk of conditions such as heart attack and stroke....Read More

23 January 2015

Next steps for mental health consultation in south west London

The five south west London CCGs and NHS England held a public consultation between September and December 2014 about inpatient services, and some specialised services, provided by South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust....Read More

20 January 2015

Cancer pop-up shop opens

The shop is being run by the council’s public health team, in partnership with Southside. It aims to help spread the message about cancer prevention, and to encourage people to get themselves checked out – especially men....Read More

20 January 2015

Tell the NHS what you think of 111

More than 47,000 calls were made to NHS 111 in Wandsworth in 2014. If you have experience of using the 111 service, NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wants to NHS 111 makes it easier for people to access ....Read More

08 January 2015

NHS Wandsworth CCG supports National Obesity Awareness Week 2015

NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group is supporting National Obesity Awareness Week. This annual event is taking place between 12 and 18 January 2015....Read More

05 January 2015

Could you give up alcohol for 31 days?

NHS Wandsworth CCG is encouraging people in Wandsworth to take part in Dry January and take a month-long break from alcohol....Read More

19 December 2014

Opportunities for Work Experience with Wandsworth CCG

At the beginning of the month, Wandsworth CCG opened doors to their first work experience student. The Work Experience Programme is one way in which the CCG are working with local communities to give young people...Read More

18 December 2014

South west London mental health consultation ends on 21 December 2014

A public consultation about the future location for mental health inpatient facilities for people in south west London will be closing on 21 December 2014....Read More

17 December 2014

Don’t just go to A and E

Your local Accident and Emergency (A&E) department is under severe pressure because too many people turn up for treatment when it’s not a serious emergency. ...Read More

16 December 2014

Bank holiday pharmacy hours

Here is a list of pharmacies in Wandsworth that are open during the festive Christmas and New Yew period...Read More

16 December 2014

NHS staff spread Christmas cheer to older residents in Battersea and Wandsworth

With Christmas just around the corner, staff at NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group helped spread festive cheer by serving Christmas lunch with all the trimmings to approximately 70 older people....Read More

11 December 2014

Get the party started

New figures from the London Ambulance Service show that last December, 186 calls for an ambulance to 999 in Wandsworth were alcohol related over the festive party season. ...Read More

25 November 2014

‘Be Brave, Don’t Shave’ and Help Beat Bowel Cancer with Decembeard

This December, NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group is supporting Bowel Cancer UK's campaign urging men to ‘Be Brave, Don’t Shave’ and help beat bowel cancer with Decembeard....Read More

25 November 2014

NHS Twelve Days of Christmas

For most, Christmas is a time for snuggling up on the sofa, relaxing at home and spending time with friends and family. For our local hospitals, Christmas is the busiest time of the year....Read More

17 November 2014

European Antibiotic Awareness Day - 18 November

Wandsworth CCG is backing the Antibiotic Guardian pledge campaign. The campaign is calls on everyone in the UK, the public and clinical community, to become Antibiotic Guardians....Read More

07 November 2014

Made in Movember

Movember - the worldwide moustache growing phenomena with comic appeal – returns this month with a serious message for men’s health. ...Read More

10 October 2014

Get the jab, get flu safe in Wandsworth

As winter approaches, it's now time for those at greatest risk from flu to protect themselves and their families, and get flu safe with a free flu jab.

 ...Read More

10 October 2014

Join the Stoptober Challenge this October!

The Stoptober challenge returns this month. The 28-day stop smoking challenge saw nearly a quarter of a million people in England and Wales sign up to Stoptober last year, pledging to stop smoking for 28 days....Read More

29 September 2014

Consultation into south west London mental health modernisation opens

A public consultation about the future location for mental health inpatient facilities for people in south west London opens. ...Read More

03 September 2014

Residents invited to NHS Wandsworth CCG's first Annual General Meeting

Wandsworth residents and community groups are warmly invited to NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group's (CCG) first annual general meeting AGM and the presentation of our first annual report on Wednesday 24 September....Read More

02 September 2014

World Suicide Prevention Day

10 September 2014 is International Suicide Prevention Day. Globally, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death. In England and Wales, suicide is the leading cause of death for 20-34 year olds, and the leading cause of death in men aged 20-49. ...Read More

15 July 2014

Sickle cell and thalassaemia awareness month

NHS Wandsworth CCG is raising awareness of sickle cell and thalassaemia as part of the national campaign. Sickle cell and thalassaemia are inherited blood disorders which affect your red blood cells. ...Read More

03 July 2014

Public Board Meeting - Wednesday 9th July 2014

We would like to invite you to attend the Board meeting of the Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group Board on Wednesday 9th July 2014 from 10.00am in Room 123, Wandsworth town hall, Wandsworth High Street ​...Read More

01 July 2014

Diabetes Health during Ramadan

NHS Wandsworth CCG is raising awareness of Diabetes during Ramadan that begins on Sunday 29th June. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is a period during the hours of daylight...Read More

12 June 2014

Falls Awareness Week

During Falls Awareness Week (16 – 22 June), NHS Wandsworth CCG is raising awareness of what you can do to prevent a fall, and what you should do if one happens...Read More

09 June 2014

Public Board Meeting - Wednesday 11th June

NHS Wandsworth CCG have published our annual report and accounts for 2013-2014. The annual report and accounts will be scrutinised at the next Board meeting on Wednesday 11 June from 10.00am in Sheen Room, Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton Lane ...Read More

09 June 2014

Carers Week: be part of something big!

This year Carers Week takes place from Monday 9 to Sunday 15 June 2014 and centres on the idea of a Carers Quest – the greatest new drive to reach out to carers in the UK...Read More

29 May 2014

Support your local GP practice during PPG Awareness Week - 2 to 7 June

Next week, the NHS across the country is raising awareness of GP practice participation groups or ‘PPGs.’ By joining your practice’s group you can work with your surgery to deal with issues that affect you and other people in your area. ...Read More

12 May 2014

You only die once - Dying Matters Awareness Week

Dying Matters Awareness Week takes place from 12 to 18 May 2014. The theme for this year is “Dying Matters: You only die once.”​...Read More

10 May 2014

Mental Health Awareness Week 2014

This year's theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 12-18 May 2014 is anxiety, one of the leading causes of mental ill-health in the world, and we've partnered with the Mental Health Foundation to raise awareness of mental health and well-being issues. ...Read More

28 April 2014

Diabetes The Way Forward to a Healthier You

On the 8th April, Wandsworth CCG hosted an event called “Diabetes: The way forward to a healthier you”. It was aimed at those diagnosed with diabetes, those who care for someone with diabetes or anyone who has a general interest as we are always ...Read More

14 April 2014

Small grants available to enable Community and Seldom Heard groups to engage with the commissioning of local NHS services

NHS Wandsworth’s Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has made further funds available in 2014 to help local community and seldom heard groups participate and engage in local NHS decisin-making. ...Read More

04 April 2014

Public Board Meeting - Wednesday 9th April 2014

We would like to invite you to attend the Board meeting of the Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group Board on Wednesday 9th April 2014 from 10.00am in Room 123, Wandsworth town hall, Wandsworth High Street ​...Read More

03 April 2014

Are you interested in helping to shape Respiratory Services in Wandsworth

If you suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or asthma you will know how important it is to get the right treatment at the right time. ...Read More

01 April 2014

Happy Birthday, Message from Nicola Jones

It was a year ago that NHS Wandsworth CCG took on formal responsibility for planning, commissioning and monitoring local health services in the borough. From the outset, we have been ambitious about commissioning and...Read More

24 March 2014

Let’s talk about Bowel Cancer

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness month. You can talk to your GP about anything. They’ve seen it all so you shouldn’t be embarrassed! ...Read More

21 March 2014

Be Clear On Lung Cancer in Wandsworth

NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group is encouraging local people to think about lung cancer as part of the national Be Clear on Cancer campaign running throughout March....Read More

12 March 2014

No Smoking Day in Wandsworth

Wednesday 12 March marks No Smoking Day and is the perfect opportunity for smokers across Wandsworth to set their goal and quit smoking. ...Read More

06 March 2014

Raising Awareness of Self Help Groups in Wandsworth

The Self Help Connect team is running a series of workshops for health and social care professionals in Wandsworth, who are working with people with long term conditions, other significant life affecting issues, vulnerable adults and carers. ...Read More

28 February 2014

Wandsworth Health Involvement Zone - Asda, Roehampton

Wandsworth Health Involvement Zone (WHIZ) will be at ADSA Shopping Centre in Roehampton from Thursday 16th January – Monday 20th January 2014 between the hours of 10am and 5pm...Read More

28 February 2014

Wandsworth Health Involvement Zone will be at Southside Shopping Centre

Wandsworth Health Involvement Zone (WHIZ) will be at Southside Shopping Centre in Wandsworth from Thursday 13th March – Monday 17th March 2014 between the hours of 10am and 5pm...Read More

28 February 2014

Wandsworth CCG Public Board Meeting - Wednesday 12th March

We would like to invite you to attend the Board meeting of the Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group Board on Wednesday 12th March in the Concert Hall, Nightingale House, 105 Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NB, starting at 10:00.​ ...Read More

21 February 2014

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month begins 1st March 2014

​Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month takes place to highlight the symptoms of Ovarian Cancer and increase awareness to drive forward improvements in detection, treatment and survival. ...Read More

17 February 2014

Join the Youth Health Jury

Are you 16-24 and want to have a say in the development of health services in Wandsworth? Would you like to influence decisions and tell NHS Wandsworth what young people really want and need? Then Wandsworth Health Jury is the place for you...Read More

13 February 2014

Wandsworth Health Involvement Zone at The Putney Exchange

Wandsworth Health Involvement Zone is down at The Putney Exchange Shopping Centre over the next 5 days giving out information on local health services and encouraging local residents to get involved...Read More

06 February 2014

Public Board Meeting Wednesday 12th February 2014

The papers and agenda are now available on our website. ...Read More

06 February 2014

Mayor Attends Expert Patient Programme Reunion Event

The Mayor Of Wandsworth, Cllr Angela Graham, attended Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group's first Expert Patients Programme Reunion of 2014 at The Wilditch Centre, Battersea. ...Read More

04 February 2014

Don’t assume you’re past it

Women of all ages in Wandsworth should be vigilant about breast cancer. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in England with around 41,500 women diagnosed each year – of which around a third are aged 70 and over – so never assume that you’re past it....Read More

23 January 2014

Diagnostic Services Review Survey

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group is currently reviewing the above services to ensure that they are updated in line with national guidance and that they continue to meet the needs of patients in Wandsworth. ...Read More

21 November 2013

Get to Know Cancer at Cancer Pop up Shop

From January 23rd 2014 a 'Cancer Pop Up Shop' will be available in Southside shopping centre for 3 weeks to provide the public with knowledge and information on Cancer Awareness....Read More

21 November 2013

WHIZ - Wandsworth Health Involvement Zone

Wandsworth Health Involvement Zone will be visiting Asda, Clapham Junction during December, giving out information about your local NHS...Read More

18 November 2013

How do you see the future of health services in Wandsworth

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning, commissioning or ‘buying’ and monitoring health services for the people who live in Wandsworth....Read More

18 November 2013

Wandsworth CCG supports ‘self care for life’

Self Care Week, which runs from 18 – 24 November, highlights things we can all do to look after our own health. ...Read More

08 November 2013

Joint statement on BSBV

In response to Surrey Downs CCG’s announcement that it is to withdraw from the Better Services Better Value programme, Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth CCGs have issued the following joint statement. ...Read More

25 October 2013

Come along to our 'Board Roadshow' event on Thursday 5th December

NHS Wandsworth CCG would like to invite you to attend this event and be part of the future healthcare developments on and around your doorstep....Read More

16 October 2013

Life After Diagnosis: Free Dementia Support Event

NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group and the charity Lifetimes are organising an afternoon of workshops, presentations and demonstrations all about how to live well following a diagnosis of dementia. ...Read More

01 October 2013

Get the jab, get flu safe in Wandsworth

As winter approaches, it’s now time for those at greatest risk from flu to protect themselves and their families, and get flu safe with a free flu jab. ...Read More

09 September 2013

Board Papers for September 2013 Published

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group Board holds meetings in public eight times per year, with three Seminar sessions held in private. ...Read More

Tooting Walk in centre has moved

In July 2012 the Tooting Walk-in Centre moved into the A&E department at St George's Hospital to create an integrated Urgent Care Centre....Read More

Volunteer milestone for Wandsworth’s Expert Patient Programme

A volunteer for NHS Wandsworth has been the first and only volunteer in the UK to be signed off as a T-Trainer of the Expert Patients Programme (EPP)...Read More

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group Launch

On Thursday 15 November, Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group’s will be holding a launch event at the Wilditch Community Centre....Read More

Wandsworth CCG Launch Event

NHS Wandsworth CCG held a successful launch event to engage with the public about the vision, values and priorities for the CCG for the coming year....Read More

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group passes authorisation process

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group has, today, been given authorisation from the NHS Commissioning Board which confirms that it is fit for purpose and ready to take on the role of commissioning local health services from 1 April 2013....Read More

NHS 111 Launched in Wandsworth

A new three digit number - 111 - that will make it easier for patients in Wandsworth to access urgent NHS healthcare was launched this week....Read More

Board papers for 13-02-2013 published

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group Board holds meetings in public eight times per year, with three Seminar sessions held in private....Read More

Notice of Joint Committee Primary Care Trust (JCPCT) Meeting held in Public

North West London JCPCT will hold a meeting in public on Tuesday 19 February 2013 at 09.30am at Central Hall, Westminster, SW1H 9NH....Read More

Have your say on the Wandsworth CCG operating plan for 2013/2014

We are consulting on our operating plan which will set our priorities for the coming year. Deadline: 15 March at 12 noon...Read More

Board Papers for 13-03-2013 Published

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group Board holds meetings in public eight times per year, with three Seminar sessions held in private....Read More

Additional Wandsworth CCG Board Meeting

An extra meeting of the Wandsworth CCG Board will be held in public on Wednesday, 8th May, from 9:30-11:00....Read More

Board Papers for 8-05-2013 Published

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group Board holds meetings in public eight times per year, with three Seminar sessions held in private....Read More

Wandsworth CCG Prospectus – Have Your Say!

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group has published its Prospectus, we are inviting patients to have their say. Closing date for comments 21st June 2013....Read More

Board Papers for 12/6/2013 Published

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group Board holds meetings in public eight times per year, with three Seminar sessions held in private....Read More

Board Papers for 10/07/2013 Published

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group Board holds meetings in public eight times per year, with three Seminar sessions held in private....Read More

Members Matters Summer Edition 2013

The latest edition of Wandsworth CCG stakeholder newsletter is now available. This newsletter is intended to keep you informed in the work of the CCG and also advise you on how you can get involved with Wandsworth CCG....Read More

Wandsworth CCG shortlisted for prestigious HSJ award

Wandsworth CCG’s ‘Community Wards’ initiative has been shortlisted in the ‘Primary Care and Community Service Redesign’ category at the prestigious 2013 Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards....Read More

111 is one! Come along to our event to find out what's next for the service in Wandsworth

Come along to an event on Tuesday 3rd December to share your experiences of using the 111 service in Wandsworth....Read More

Influence our Commissioning Strategy Plan

Take part in our survey to have your say about our Commissioning Strategy Plan. ...Read More

Wandsworth CCG Public Board Meeting, Wednesday 11th December

We would like to invite you to attend the Board meeting of the Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group Board on Wednesday 11th...Read More

A 21st facility for Moorfields

Moorfields’ plans to move their main hospital in central London from City Road to the King’s Cross/Euston area....Read More

Paul's Cancer Support Centre - Executive Director Vacancy

The Centre is now seeking an exceptional Executive Director, with a track record of senior leadership within a relevant voluntary or public sector organisation, to help shape the charity's future with vision and flair. ...Read More

Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks people to tell him about the care provided by two NHS trusts in south west London

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals is inviting members of the public to tell his inspection panel what they think of the services provided at St George’s Hospital ...Read More

Make your pledge for NHS Change Day

NHS Wandsworth CCG is gearing up to celebrate NHS Change Day on Monday 3 March 2014....Read More

Diabetes Event - The Way Forward for a Healthier You

Whether you've been diagnosed with diabetes, think you might have diabetes, or know someone with diabetes, this event on Tuesday 8th April will be of interest to you. ...Read More

Get to Know Cancer - it's preventable, treatable and beatable!

Lifetimes Charity - the Council for Voluntary Services in Wandsworth - and Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group are holding an event on 24th April from 9.30am to 2.30pm at St Mary’s Church Putney for you to hear about the activities . ...Read More

Easter Pharmacy Hours

Here is a list of pharmacies in Wandsworth that are open during the Easter holiday period....Read More

Additional extraordinary board meeting

NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group will hold an additional extraordinary board meeting on Wednesday 4th June to discuss and approve the annual report and accounts. ...Read More

Newsworthy Newsletter - April Edition

All the latest updates and news from Wandsworth CCG...Read More

Calling All Men: Mens Health Forum

Did you know? Men have worse health than women – we die 5 years younger and are twice as likely to get the most common forms of cancer. We also smoke more and are more obese.​...Read More

Pharmacies open during the two May bank holidays

Here is a list of pharmacies in Wandsworth that are open during the two May bank holidays...Read More

Carers Workshop - Dementia Training Needs - 16th May

Do you care for a person with Dementia and live in Wandsworth?...Read More

Staff in the Community Volunteering Scheme

Wandsworth CCG is firmly committed to encouraging employees to get involved in supporting the Wandsworth Local community. As part of its commitment to community engagement, Wandsworth CCG has established a scheme, ...Read More

The Cancer Clinical Reference Group held ‘Get to Know Cancer – preventable – treatable – beatable’

​On Thursday 24th April at St ​Marys Church, Putney, Wandsworth CCG Cancer Clinical Reference group held a event to promote cancer services and initiatives to stakeholders and patients across Wandsworth with an aim to:...Read More

Joint Consultation - Do you have a physical disability or sensory impairment?

The Department of Education and Social Services and Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group are holding a joint one day consultation event to get your views and ideas on what we should do to make services better for you...Read More

Critical Friends of Wandsworth

Wandsworth Community Services are changing. It is essential that patients, relatives and carers views are taken into consideration while we are making changes and improvements,...Read More

Health and Happiness - A free event for Carers in Wandsworth

Are you looking after a partner, friend or relative who depends on your support due to frailty, illness, disability, a mental health condition or substance misuse? Then you are a Carer...Read More

Newsworthy Newsletter - May Edition

All the latest updates and news from Wandsworth CCG...Read More

Inside Out Workshops - How Health and Social Care Services can work together

The CCG would like to ensure the voice of the patient is heard and will be holding two workshops to determine how Health and Social Care Services can work together ...Read More

Wandsworth Self-Management Service Critical Friends Group Meeting

Wandsworth Self-Management Service (WSMS) provides a range of self-management courses and self-help group support to people living with a long term condition, their carers and to health and social care professionals. ...Read More

Nominations for Caring About Carers Awards open

Carers in Wandsworth who feel that they have been helped and supported by their GP or GP Practice are being encouraged to nominate them for a Caring About Carers award....Read More

Youth Health Jury Session, Thursday 19th June

We will be holding the next Youth Health Jury session onThursday 19th June in meeting rooms 2/3 from 5.30pm – 7.30pm ...Read More

Wandsworth CCG Board Road Show, Wednesday 2nd July

This event will be on all things Wandle which covers the areas of Wandsworth Town, Southfields, Earlsfield, Tooting, Balham and Furzedown. ...Read More

London Cancer Alliance recruiting two Patient and Public Representatives for Clinical Board

They will work alongside all members of the Clinical Board, and provide independent judgement and experience from a patient and/or carer perspective....Read More

Wandsworth GP Out of Hours Service

The Wandsworth GP Out of Hours Service provides advice, information and treatment for NHS patients who become unwell during the out-of-hours period when their own GP surgury is closed...Read More

Care Quality commission inspection of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will be inspecting Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust from 8 July 2014, which provides a range of acute services from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital....Read More

Dates for your Diary

You can get involved in helping to shape your local health service. We will be holding a number of meetings and events over the next few months, so why not come along and have your say....Read More

Newsworthy Newsletter - June Edition

All the latest updates and news from Wandsworth CCG...Read More

Have your say - Third Sector Pathways questionnaire

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group (WCCG) is improving the access and visibility of charitable and voluntary sector services (also known as Third Sector services) for you. We would really value your help and opinion. ...Read More

Self Management - Take Control of your Life and your Long Term Condition

Many of the people we work with in the community and voluntary sector face long term health conditions which can be frustrating and dispiriting to manage...Read More

Health and Wellbeing events - Living Well Following Cancer

At the end of treatment, many people find it helpful to learn what they can do to improve their general health and well being, and manage the effects of the illness. ...Read More

Office Move for NHS Wandsworth CCG

As of Monday 15 September 2014, ​our new office and contact details are: NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group 1st floor, 73-75 Upper Richmond Road, London SW15 2SR Telephone: 020 8812 6600 ...Read More

​Sexual Health Awareness Week 2014

It's Sexual Health Awareness Week from 15 to 21 September, and this year we're talking about emergency contraception....Read More

NHS Wandsworth CCG holds first AGM

Market stalls and the world’s biggest coffee event were in store for over 70 residents and community representatives who attended NHS Wandsworth CCG’s first Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 24 September, at its new offices in East Putney. ...Read More

Equalities Delivery Action Yes (EDAY)

Wandsworth CCG is required under the Equalities Act to advance equality in our services and employment practices. We want to comply with the law, but most importantly we are committed to making our services 'responsive, accessible and ...Read More

Newsworthy Newsletter - September Edition

All the latest news and updates from Wandsworth CCG...Read More

Recruitment for PPI Clinical Reference Group Representatives

We are looking to recruit two new patient representatives onto the CCG's Patient Reference Group. As a patient representative on this committee,...Read More

Wear it Pink for Breast cancer Awareness month

The charity Breast Cancer Campaign is asking people to help raise awareness of breast cancer as well as funds for life-saving research as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. ...Read More

Warm welcome to the New Lay Member for Patient and Public Involvement

We are delighted to inform everyone that Carol Varlaam has been appointed as the new Lay representative on the CCG’s Board....Read More

Newsworthy Newsletter - October Edition

All the latest news and updates from Wandsworth CCG...Read More

Self Management - Helping you to live well and manage your health

​​​​A day with the Wandsworth Self Management Service, Lifetimes and Self Help Wandsworth – Helping you to live well and manage your health "Learn, share, grow and act to take control of your life and long term condition"...Read More

Self Help Groups Awareness Workshop

Do you work with people with long term conditions, other significant life affecting issues, vulnerable adults, carers? ...Read More

COPING with CANCER STRESS

Getting a cancer diagnosis can be a very difficult experience that affects people in many different ways. The impact can range from anxiety and depression through to fatigue and other forms of distress. ...Read More

Wandsworth CCG PPI Resource Centre and Toolkit is now available on our website

The PPI Resource Centre and Toolkit has been designed to help health professionals and our partners to involve and engage with Wandsworth patients, carers and service users.​...Read More

CQC Visit to London Ambulance Service

if you would like to give your feedback, this is your chance ...Read More

Pharmacy opening hours during the May Bank Holidays

Chemists available over the May Bank Holidays...Read More

Men's Health Forum attend Mental Health Awareness Day

on 14 May the Wandsworth Men's Health Forum have planned an awareness day at Roehampton University...Read More

Notice of Extraordinary Board meeting

An Extraordinary Board meeting will be held on Wednesday 27 May to approve the Annual Report and Accounts 2014/15....Read More

Publication of south west London Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)

The six Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in south west London and all our provider trusts have worked together with local authorities to develop a plan for south west London. ...Read More

Help at hand from the NHS to find the right treatment this winter

Finding the right treatment for you, at the right time and place just got that much easier....Read More

You’re invited to attend Wandsworth Health and Care Forum

Tuesday 14 March 2017, Wandsworth Campus, South Thames College, 6pm-9pm...Read More