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We are aware of the recent closure of two pharmacies in the Hampton North area and are working closely with system partners, including the NHS, to review this. 

Council news | 29 Nov 23

The NHS in south west London is hosting a winter webinar, alongside local healthcare professionals on Wednesday 14 December, from 5 to 6pm.

Community news | NHS South West London | 29 Nov 23

Did you know that research shows older care home residents are twice as likely to feel lonely as older people living in the community?

Community news | Embracing Age | 28 Nov 23

Cocoon, Care After Care are holding their annual Christmas Day Dinner for young care leavers to celebrate their resilience and create positive memories.

Community news | Cocoon, Care After Care | 24 Nov 23

Carers Rights Day is on Thursday 23 November 2023 and is a time to highlight the rights of unpaid carers and help raise awareness of how they can get the support they are entitled to.

Council news | 23 Nov 23

Ruils Independent Living charity are holding their first health and wellbeing fair in Barnes on Friday 24 November 2023 from 12.30 to 3:30pm. 

Community news | Ruils | 23 Nov 23

The drop-in health bus will visit locations across Richmond upon Thames this November and December, with the NHS on hand to offer seasonal vaccinations to eligible residents.

Council news | 21 Nov 23

To help lift the spirits of local carers, Crossroads Care Richmond and Kingston upon Thames is running its Show an Act of Kindness appeal for a third Christmas running.

Community news | Crossroads Care | 20 Nov 23

Are you caring for someone with mental health difficulties? Come and join us to celebrate the important role carers play in society and discover more about their rights.

Community news | Richmond Borough Mind | 15 Nov 23

If you're a parent living in Richmond or have children at school in the borough, we want to hear what you think about childhood vaccinations.

Council news | 14 Nov 23

An NHS campaign is seeking more people to become donors at the Twickenham plasma donor centre.

Community news | NHS Blood and Transplant | 14 Nov 23

South West London NHS want to understand why people who are immunosuppressed choose to get vaccinated, or why they might hesitate. Share your views on 15 November and receive a £30 voucher. 

Community news | South West London NHS | 13 Nov 23

Could you run an event or activity to support people to stay healthy this winter? Funding is available to support you.

Community news | South West London NHS | 07 Nov 23

Eligible residents who would like to get a COVID-19 seasonal vaccine or flu jab can do so at upcoming pop-up clinics in the borough. 

Council news | 02 Nov 23

The 'Come and have a chat about your health' bus will visit locations across Richmond with the NHS on hand to offer seasonal vaccinations to eligible residents. 

Council news | 20 Oct 23

Smokers who get help to quit are four times more likely to stop smoking for good. Get support to quit smoking or vaping this Stoptober by visiting our Health Bus.

Council news | 16 Oct 23

Eligible residents who would like to get a COVID-19 seasonal vaccine or flu jab can do so at a series of regular pop-up clinics being held in the borough.

Council news | 12 Oct 23

Achieving for Children are holding informal online drop in sessions for those who may be interested in becoming a foster carer.

Community news | Achieving for Children | 11 Oct 23

OFSTED and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have announced a SEND inspection in Richmond upon Thames. To assist the inspection, we are asking people complete a survey to share their views and experiences of SEND provision in the borough.

Council news | 19 Sept 23

Many people worry about falling as they get older. According to the NHS around one in three adults over 65, and half of people over 80, will have a fall each year. Falling and fear of falling can have a big impact on confidence and wellbeing and the fall can cause serious injury.

Council news | 18 Sept 23

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Updated: 13 May 2022