One Croydon Alliance 9-Year Extension
The One Croydon Alliance - Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Croydon Council, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust, Croydon GP Collaborative, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, and Age UK Croydon – has signed a 9-year contract extension to widen its remit, meaning eventually it will include further integration of services for people of all ages and disabilities in the borough.
[Left to right] John Goulston, chief executive of Croydon Health Services NHS Trust; Guy Van Dichele, interim director of adults and all-age disability at Croydon Council; Kate Pierpoint, chief executive at Age UK Croydon; Dr Matthew Patrick, chief executive of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust; Andrew Eyres, accountable officer at Croydon CCG; and Dr John Chan, chair of the Croydon GP Collaborative.
To read more about the One Croydon Alliance, please click here.
CGPC and SurreyPhysio shortlisted for a HSJ Value Award, 2018
The Croydon GP Collaborative and SurreyPhysio's innovative Primary Care MSK Pilot has been shortlisted for a prestigious 2018 HSJ Value Award in the category of "Community health service redesign". CGPC and SurreyPhysio will be presenting the Pilot to a panel accessing it against a set criteria. The awards ceremony will be held in June, where the outcome will be learned.
Croydon Dermatology Pilot
CGPC is delighted to announce that from April 2018 it will be introducing a Dermatology Pilot in Croydon. On the back of the hugely successful ongoing MSK Pilot, the Dermatology Pilot will see the introduction of Specialist GPs with skills in Dermatology working in a handful of Croydon GP Practices. The aim is to provide patients a more convenient service and to be give the GPs in those Practices more Dermatological skills. Further information about this service will be made available on the website shortly.
North Croydon Enhanced Access Service
CGPC, working in partnership with its member Practice, Brigstock Family Practice, will be operating an Enhanced Access service for North Croydon GP Practices and patients. Part of NHS England's General Practice Forward View, Enhanced Access is providing additional GP and Nursing appointments 8am-8pm, 7 days a week. Further information about this service will be made available on the website shortly. In the meantime, to learn more about this from NHS England, please follow the link below:
Successful Clinical Pharmacy Programme News..!
Following a slight delay in release of the good news, CGPC is delighted to announce that it has been selected to be part of the NHS England Clinical Pharmacy Programme (CPP). Please keeps your eyes posted on the CPP page for further updates and developments. For more information about this programme and what it aims to achieve, please follow this link:
Mid-point Evaluation of Primary Care MSK Pilot
CGPC, in partnership with Surrey Physio, have been delivering a Primary Care MSK Pilot since February 2017. An important part of the Pilot has been its ongoing evaluation. Please follow the below link to watch a short video on the mid-point evaluation:
The Care Quality Commission will see you now...!
In order to deliver health and social care services in the United Kingdom hospitals/organisations must register and comply with the requirements of the Care Quality Commission (CQC). CGPC is delighted to announce that its CQC registration is now in place! Would you like to see it? Please go here:
CGPC begins delivery of innovative MSK Service in partnership with SurreyPhysio
The Croydon GP Collaborative, in partnership with SurreyPhysio (an NHS and private physiotherapy organisation) have started delivery of an innovative Musculoskeletal (MSK) service in 5 GP Practices in Croydon! This service allows patients to 'self-rehabilitate' using a user-friendly website and app with exercises and guides. To have a look, please follow this link:
CGPC submits application to NHS England for Clinical Pharmacy Programme
CGPC have submitted an application to NHS England's innovative Clinical Programme. For more information about this programme and what it aims to achieve, please follow this link:
CUCA wins bid to delivery Integrated Urgent Care Services
CUCA, a new alliance partnership that includes CGPC, has won with its bid to delivery Croydon's Integrated Urgent Care Services. For more information about this, please follow this link: