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Social Care Surrey government

Disability Bus Passes

Surrey is undertaking several consultations and it invites you to give your comments on disability bus passes by 4 January 2019 The consultation is proposing changes to concessionary bus fares. Surrey has been providing benefits over and above the national scheme for many years. The national scheme allows people with a disabled person’s bus pass to travel free […]

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Business Culture Elmbridge government Health Leisure Parking Social Care Surrey government Town Centre Weybridge

Reshaping Weybridge Town Centre

A community hub in Weybridge At the recent Portmore Park and District Residents Association meeting, Weybridge Surrey County Councillor, Tim Oliver spoke about ideas for developing Weybridge town centre. Surrey County and Elmbridge Borough officers and NHS property services have already met to talk about creating a Weybridge Hub on the Weybridge Hospital site.  . […]

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Health Social Care Weybridge

Out of hospital services in North West Surrey

Residents of Weybridge have been invited by the North West Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG) to contribute their views on plans for out of hospital services in our area. The launch of this engagement is an event on Tuesday 2nd October, running from 3-8 pm at the Ship Hotel. What services for Weybridge? While […]

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Events Health Social Care

Norman Lamb MP visits Walton

Norman Lamb, Liberal Democrat MP for Norfolk North, spoke in Walton on Thames last week  about Brexit and the NHS and social care. BREXIT   He  started by saying  there is  hardly any debate on anything other than Brexit  going on in Westminster at the moment.  He said that he had not known anything like it, […]

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Health Social Care

Surrey Heartlands – the next five years of Health and Social Care in Elmbridge

What’s happening to health and social care in our area? Quite a lot actually! The NHS has launched a programme to improve joined up working across health and social care services and is seeking to improve community provision for vulnerable groups – especially the frail elederly. The mechanism for achieving this is locally based Sustainability […]

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Social Care Surrey government

Lib Dems urge Surrey to protect children

Following an Ofsted inspection this June, which rated Surrey’s Children’s Service as “inadequate”, Surrey’s Conservative administration has published its plan on Children’s Improvement 2015. “Inspectors concluded that there were widespread and serious failures that potentially leave children at risk of harm,” said ClIr Hazel Watson, Surrey’s Leader of the Liberal Democrat Opposition. “The Conservative administration […]

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Culture Health Leisure Social Care

How can time banking help you?

Find out at a talk to be given at 10:00, on Tuesday, 14 July, at All Saints Church, Chestnut Avenue, Esher, KT10 8JL. Within the borough we have a wealth of skills, interests and experience that we can share with each other.  Sharing these things can help to make our society better and Timebanking is a really […]

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Health Leisure

Hydrate with 8 drinks a day

The borough’s month-long hydration campaign begins on 1 July. The aim is to raise awareness of how much water (or other types of drinks, excluding alcohol) we should drink a day and the subsequent benefits to our health. Over ten different locations across the borough will be visited by our community transport bus including Centres […]

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Health Housing Leisure Representation Weybridge

Vicki Macleod for Weybridge North

Vicki Macleod lives in Weybridge and cares deeply about our community and local quality of life. Vicki has a strong understanding of issues faced by education, health services, social care and businesses — and she has a great record of getting things done.  Many people locally will know her as a contributor to the activities […]

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Health Social Care

Elmbridge and Skin Cancer

When comparing the quality of life in Elmbridge to that of England as a whole the people of Elmbridge do strikingly well.   In the English benchmark for deprivation (number of people living in an area of the most deprived 20% of the country) Elmbridge scores nil – Kensington and Chelsea scores as poorly as […]

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