Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

A Defibrilator for Nonsuch Park

by Mary Burstow on 19 May, 2015

  Nonsuch Parkrun are applying for funding from to raise money for a debrilator for Nonsuch Park, to be kept at the Mansion House cafe and to set up a Junior Parkrun on a Sunday morning. They can only get the funding, if enough people vote for them. Full details can be found at:

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Dr in the house

by Mary Burstow on 18 April, 2015

I was sent this email, so thought I would post it, to see if anyone was interested. “Studio Lambert is an independent TV production company and the makers of BAFTA-award winning Gogglebox and Undercover Boss.  We delighted to be producing a brand new family health television programme for BBC One. The show will follow a […]

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Nick Clegg at St Helier Hospital

by Mary Burstow on 14 April, 2015

  On Monday afternoon, Nick Clegg paid a flying visit to support Tom Brake at St Helier Hospital, to be greeted by Lib Dem Activists from Carshalton and Wallington, Sutton and Cheam.  It was a wonderful 20 minutes full of flag waving and cheering. Watching the event, was a fascinating experiance.  He was accompanied by […]

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While Nick Clegg and Tom Brake were at St Helier Hospital, Paul Burstow was debating with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt Paul took part in a national hustings event on dementia at Royal College of Physicians this afternoon. Organised by the Alzhiemers Society and Dementia Action Alliance it included Jeremy Hunt for the Conservatives and Philip […]

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The Marsden March

by Mary Burstow on 28 March, 2015

It was a fantastic sight last week to see the Marsden Marchers go through Nonsuch Park, and Cheam Village. Many thanks to the 4000 people who walked the 14 or 5 miles from the Royal Marsden in Chelsea to the Royal Marsden in Sutton, raising thousands of pounds for the Royal Marsden. The Royal Marsden […]

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Light up a Life at St Raphaels Hospice

by Mary Burstow on 10 December, 2014

On Sunday afternoon, I attended the Light up a Life Carol Service at St Raphaels Hospice.  There must have been over 1000 people there. Christmas carols and prayers were sung and said to celebrate the life of past family and friends, remembered through the lights that shine through Christmas and into the New Year on […]

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Creating a Dementia Friendly Community

by Mary Burstow on 7 October, 2014

I am very pleased to see the “Dementia Friendly” Scheme is due to be rolled out across Sutton.  It will mean that if you see this sign in a shop or office window, the staff have had Dementia Awareness training.  It means they are aware of what may cause confusion and how best to help […]

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Teddy Bears Picnic in Nonsuch Park

by Mary Burstow on 5 June, 2014

If you go to Nonsuch Park on Sunday 8th June, you will be in for a big surprise……….. Lots of children and thier Teddy Bears, in the Dog Free Area, by the Cheam Gates Entrance Sutton, Epsom and district NCT has arranged a Teddy Bears’ Picnic from midday to 4pm which will offer a whole […]

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More defibrillators for Cheam please

by Mary Burstow on 9 May, 2014

London Ambulance Service is launching a campaign to get 1,000 extra defibrillators in shops, businesses and gyms across the capital to save more lives. Ex-footballer Fabrice Muamba, who was famously shocked back to life with a defibrillator after going into cardiac arrest during a football match, is attending the launch event and lending his support […]

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Well Done Epsom St Helier Hospital

by Mary Burstow on 22 April, 2014

Hundreds of patients who stayed overnight for treatment at Epsom and St Helier hospitals have had their say in an independent survey led by the nation’s health watchdog, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The CQC’s NHS inpatient survey 2013 asked hospital patients across the country for their opinions on the care they received, including the […]

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