The NHS is gearing up to deliver the safe and effective annual flu vaccination programme from autumn as it’s the best protection against flu and its compilations.
A six-year-old boy with cerebral palsy has walked and cycled 70 miles to raise over £1,400 for the paediatric physiotherapy unit in Horley at which he is treated.
Joseph Hodgson was born with cerebral palsy and has left hemiplegia - which is the paralysis of the left side of his body – and affects his left leg and foot as well as his left arm.
First Community Health and Care’s Covid-19 Rehabilitation team named finalists at the UK Social Enterprise Awards
First Community Health and Care’s Covid-19 Rehabilitation team has been shortlisted for the UK Social Enterprise Team of the Year award.
The Healthy Surrey website now provides parents and carers with advice and information on how to manage minor illnesses and injuries in babies and children.
Fiona Whitaker, Senior Commissioner for Paediatric Services at Surrey Heartlands, said: “When babies and children are unwell it can be a really worrying time for parents and carers and it’s important that they know when to seek help, as well as being able to treat minor illnesses and injuries safely at home.
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You can use the NHS App to get health advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions and view your GP health record. You can also access your COVID Pass which can be used to demonstrate your Covid-19 status, both vaccination and testing, for travelling or attending events. You can check your own vaccine and testing status whenever you want or need to from a tablet or smartphone.
(Pictured: Laura Woods, Practice Teacher)
Children and Family Health Surrey proudly took part in the Reigate and Banstead Junior Citizen Scheme, coordinated by Child Safety Media which ran from 5 -16 July at the Woodhatch Centre, Reigate.
The aim of the event was to teach children about important issues that are often overlooked by the curriculum, such as personal safety, water safety, rail safety, emotional health and fire safety.
NHS patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face coverings in healthcare settings and follow social distancing rules.
Covid-19 restrictions will end in many settings in England from 19 July 2021. However, Public Health England’s infection prevention control guidelines and hospital visiting guidance are set to remain in place for all staff and visitors.
First Community’s Covid-19 Rehab Team highly commended at the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Academic Health Science Awards
First Community’s Covid-19 Rehabilitation Team were highly commended in the Respiratory Quality Improvement category at the Kent, Surrey and Sussex (KSS) Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) Awards 2021.
The KSS AHSN Awards celebrate healthcare excellence across Kent, Surrey and Sussex focussing on collaborations, partnerships and innovations that help the regions accelerate their response to the NHS Long Term Plan.
First Community Health and Care has again been named a UK top 50 employee owned company.
For the second year running the organisation made the list, released as part of the 9th annual Employee Ownership Day on 25 June.
First Community has today published its Quality Account for 2020-21.
The annual report outlines the quality of the NHS health and care services we provide across east Surrey and West Sussex.
The quality of First Community services are measured in a number of ways including looking at patient safety, the effectiveness of treatments our patients receive and by evaluating patient feedback about their care and experience.