ChatHealth
100% of our student nurses stayed on with us after their studies
Part of the NHS family delivering community healthcare services
Minor Injury Unit at Caterham Dene Hospital for people over 18 years
We are always looking out for ways to make our services even better
ChatHealth
100% of our student nurses stayed on with us after their studies
Part of the NHS family delivering community healthcare services
Minor Injury Unit at Caterham Dene Hospital for people over 18 years
We are always looking out for ways to make our services even better

First Community Health and Care

Providing community healthcare services in East Surrey and the surrounding area

First Community Health and Care deliver front-line NHS services, providing first-rate care, through our first-rate people, offering first-rate value to our local community.

First Community is part of the NHS family and provides community healthcare services in East Surrey and the surrounding area. We offer a friendly face with highly-rated, well run services, delivered by our skilled people. We provide high-quality nursing and therapy teams, specialist care teams, children and family advice and support as well as a Rehabilitation Ward, Rapid Assessment Clinic and Minor Injury Unit at Caterham Dene Hospital.

We are a not-for-profit organisation and, as such, any surplus we make is used to reinvest into our community services. We play a vital role in our local health community which we believe is essential to ensure local people have good, prompt access and first-rate care.

Latest News

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    First Community Health and Care announces it has pledged to improve patient safety as part of the national campaign, Sign up to Safety.   A patient safety campaign, Sign up to Safety is...
  • New virtual school nursing service ‘Chat Health’

    First Community Health and Care School Nursing service in East Surrey is introducing a virtual school nurse service as an integral part of the new school nurse model. With more and more children...
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    11 school nurses at First Community Health and Care, who work in schools throughout Tandridge, Reigate and Banstead, together with 16 school nurses from mid Surrey’s CSH Surrey, have...
Minor Injury Unit

We have a Minor Injury Unit for people aged 18 years or over. This is a convenient alternative to A&E departments further afield and provides treatment for minor injuries that cannot be managed by your GP or practice nurse.

There is a Minor Injury Unit X-ray facility at Caterham Dene Hospital open Monday to Friday 09.00-17.00 and from 10.00am - 17.00pm Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.

The Minor Injury Unit is currently unable to treat children under the age of 18. If you think your condition is serious or life-threatening, you should dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E. 
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