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What are we doing now?

Published: 09/04/19

We are working with local communities, councils, public health departments, voluntary organisations, GPs and hospital staff to look at any possible impacts the changes we are proposing, might have in the future. This is called the Integrated Impact Assessment. We...
February 2019 update

Published: 14/02/19

Early engagement and options review Since June 2018 we have been engaging with local people about the clinical, financial and estates challenges at Epsom and St Helier hospitals and some of the potential solutions. The solutions propose bringing treatment for the...
Independent report on options consideration workshops

Published: 20/12/18

Since June we have been talking and listening with local people about the challenges at Epsom and St Helier hospitals and some of the potential solutions to the issues around clinical standards, buildings and finances. You can read the independent...
Next steps in considering the options

Published: 15/11/18

We have just run three workshops with members of the public, NHS professionals and other experts to evaluate the potential solutions for challenges at Epsom and St Helier hospitals. The workshops considered a wide range of criteria including travel, equalities,...
What is the Integrated Impact Assessment?

Published: 14/11/18

The Integrated Impact Assessment informs the CCGs about the positive and negative impacts of any potential changes to services, as well as mitigation the CCGs could take, such as transport solutions. We have commissioned a specialist independent consultancy Mott MacDonald...
Summary of equalities engagement

Published: 12/11/18

During our early engagement period an initial equalities analysis and a deprivation analysis were undertaken by specialist independent consultancies to understand which protected characteristic groups may be affected by any potential changes to services. As well as all of our...
Baseline travel analysis

Published: 12/11/18

We commissioned independent consultants Mott MacDonald to undertake a detailed travel time analysis. A baseline travel analysis has been completed and a summary of this is published on our website - here. This is based on TRACC accessibility software, an...
Independent analysis of feedback from public engagement

Published: 30/10/18

The Campaign Company, a research and engagement consultancy, were commissioned by Surrey Downs, Sutton and Merton Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to conduct an independent analysis of the engagement responses from the Improving Healthcare Together programme of engagement. The report details...
Members of the public – get involved in the future of your local hospitals

Published: 18/10/18

We face many challenges at Epsom and St Helier hospital around the staff, buildings and finances. Sutton, Surrey Downs and Merton Clinical Commissioning Groups are looking at these challenges and trying to decide the best way to solve them. We...
Looking at the evidence and considering the options

Published: 18/10/18

All of the evidence we are gathering on clinical models, travel, deprivation, equalities and the impact on other providers, plus feedback from staff and the public will feed into the next steps, the options consideration process. This process helps us...
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