Bringing community services back to Sutton

Since 2011, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has been providing community health services in Sutton and Merton delivering the very highest standards of treatment and care to patients in the community.



22 March 2016

Category: Press release

Services were recently retendered and we are delighted to announce that we have been selected by both Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group and the London Borough of Sutton, the organisations which plan and commission healthcare services locally, to provide and run Sutton Community Health Services and Sutton Children’s Health Services from 1 April.

Over the next few months, we will bringing all community services for Sutton patients to Sutton.  Community services for Merton patients will continue to be provided within the borough of Merton.

Dr Brendan Hudson, Chairman of the Sutton CCG said: "Our priority is to commission high quality health services for people living in Sutton. The Royal Marsden, renowned for providing excellent care for patients, has demonstrated, over the past four years, their commitment to delivering the same excellence in community services. We look forward to working with them to continue developing the high quality community services local people in Sutton are already benefiting from.”

Dr Nicola Lang, Director of Public Health said: “We are very pleased to announce the start of a new model of public health services from pregnancy to 19 years of age in Sutton. This will ensure a more consistent joined up pathway for all children, young people and their families in the borough. The London Borough of Sutton is one of the first London Boroughs to commission this type of service, and The Royal Marsden’s commitment to delivering this new model is essential to its success.”

Merton patients can now find information about their services via Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust and Connect Health.