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Revolutionary app lets patients check health at home

Patients are set to be prescribed with a revolutionary new medical app that lets them check blood pressure, oxygen levels and heart rate on their smartphone. Surrey County Council and NHS Surrey have joined forces to develop plans for an app that allows vital health checks to be done at home without the need to … Continue reading

Website for care and support information relaunched with new features

A website that opens the door to a host of useful and free information has been relaunched with new features that include a free text messaging service. Surrey Information Point, which can be found at http://www.surreyinformationpoint.org.uk, helps adults and carers in Surrey find advice and information in their local area. People can find listings for … Continue reading

New transport deal gives better service and £620,000 savings

NHS patients will get a better transport service under a new deal that will also save taxpayers more than £620,000 a year. As part of a joint procurement, NHS Surrey and Surrey County Council have awarded a new three-year contract to provide non-emergency transport for patients to South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust … Continue reading

Surrey scoops national award

Surrey County Council has scooped a national award for the quality of its approach to commissioning services from other organisations. Its adult social care team won the best commissioner category in Laing and Buisson’s annual independent specialist care awards*. The awards, presented by broadcaster Ruby Wax, showcase the best care services for adults with learning … Continue reading

Surrey deploys dementia advisers

A small army of dementia advisers have been deployed in Surrey to help people with the illness live independently in their own homes. Specialist advisers* are visiting individuals, their carers and families to act as a guide and help them navigate the system to get help or access local services. They provide information and advice … Continue reading

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