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First Community Health and Care Nurses honoured at the Queen’s Nursing Institute Awards 2019

On 21 June 2019, two Nurses from First Community Health and Care were delighted to collect awards at the Queen’s Nursing...

Multi agency work improving the experience for residents living in care homes

As part of the Multidisciplinary Care Homes Project, NHS East Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has reduced the number of...

Shortlisted for the Best Wellbeing and Staff Engagement Initiative at the Nursing Times Workforce Awards

On Tuesday 28 May, the Nursing Times announced that First Community Health and Care were shortlisted for the Best Wellbeing and...

Easter Opening for our Minor Injury Unit

Our Minor Injury Unit at Caterham Dene Hospital will be open 8am to 8pm every day over Easter including the bank holidays. This...

First Community, as part of Children and Family Health Surrey, launches Surrey-wide Gypsy, Roma and Traveller health outreach programme

In April 2019 First Community, as part of Children and Family Health Surrey (CFHS), launches a two year outreach programme to...

Success at Apprenticeship and Support Workforce Heroes Awards

On Thursday 14 March 2019 Carol Gallo, First Community Heart Failure Team Administrator was awarded runner up in the category of...

Specialist physiotherapy appointments at GP surgeries in east Surrey makes an impact

At the end of January 2019 First Community in collaboration with Alliance for Better Care (ABC) launched a new service where...

Positive results from First Community employees in national NHS staff survey

Employees at First Community, which provides community health care in east Surrey and West Sussex, say its services are first...

First Community holds successful Gypsy, Roma and Traveller health conference for Children and Family Health Surrey

First Community, as part of Children and Family Health Surrey (CFHS), held a Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) Health Conference on...

Reigate and Horley Winter Home Hub launched to support vulnerable members of the community this winter

On Wednesday 30 January 2019 a Winter Home Hub was launched for residents in Reigate and Horley. The initiative, which lasts 10...