Starting from 20 December, the majority of Surrey was placed into Tier 4, stay at home Covid-19 alert level (Waverley is to remain in tier 2).
From 19 December 2020, Surrey (except Waverley) will be in Tier 3.
With the management of COVID changing daily, please call 01883 837517 to discuss visiting Caterham Dene Hospital ward as the team will be able to provide the most up to date information.
We know choice is important to you when you’re pregnant and planning where to have your baby and to receive your postnatal care.
The new Healthy Surrey Maternity web pages are a great source of information, helpfully held in a single location, for all of your maternity needs. They will help you to decide which maternity services will suit you best, and also include conception advice and support available to you during your pregnancy.
Do you know what a pressure ulcer is? What you can do to prevent pressure ulcers and what to do if you have a pressure ulcer?
Stop the Pressure Day takes place today across the globe to raise awareness of pressure ulcers and the importance on identifying them quickly.
To keep visitors, staff and patients safe we are required to close the hospital to visitors in line with national lock down two guidance.
Please call 01883 837517 if you have any concerns about your relative or friend or if you would like us to pass on a message to them.
We have Wi Fi on our ward so that patients can use their own devices to communicate with friends and family.
First Community has today published its Quality Account for 2019-20.
The annual report outlines the quality of the NHS health and care services we provide across east Surrey and West Sussex.
The quality of our services is 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.
As well as analysing how we achieved the priorities set last year, the account also sets out the organisation’s future priorities and areas for improvement.
With the second national lockdown under way, First Community teams are delivering even more specialist care and support to patients in their homes, to help reduce demand on local hospital services.
Since the pandemic began the District Nursing team have been supporting increased numbers of patients with complex and end-of-life needs in their own homes, to maximise their health and wellbeing whilst lowering the demand for hospital care.
Jane Bailey and Pia Williams, Specialist Neuro Physiotherapists within the Community Stroke and Neurological Rehabilitation Team (CSNRT) have been shortlisted as finalists for the Audit Heroes Team of the Year Award for their outstanding contribution to clinical audit and service improvement.
During September a number of First Community staff took part in the Virtual Run Reigate fundraising event to raise money for their partners Stripey Stork.
The Surrey based charity collect donations of toys, clothes and other essential items for babies and children and, after checking they meet current UK safety standards, rehome them with local families experiencing hardship.