Health and Social Care Forum

Join us for the latest VCS Health and Social Care Forum. The forum will take place on Zoom on Wednesday 14th October, 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Booking is essential so please book your place here. Once you book, you will get access to the Zoom link. 

The forum will provide an opportunity for organisations to exchange ideas about project development and implementation, develop shared understanding and will be a platform for in-depth discussions.  


  • Welcome and introduction, Rob Clarke 
  • Minutes of previous meeting, Rob Clarke 
  • Financial hardship 
    • Citizens Advice Merton & Lambeth, Suzanne Hudson 
    • Credit Union, Peter Robinson 
    • Merton Local Welfare Benefits Service, Suzie Rollins 
    • Wimbledon Guild Small Grants Programme, Vanessa Robinson 
    • Food Response Network and Community Fridge Network, Kemi Oyebode/Diana Sterck 
  • Preparations for winter
  • Community Response Hub 
  • Community and housing update 
    • Covid-19 and Outbreak Control, Public Health LBM
    • Adult Social Care, Keith Burns LBM
  • Health update, SWL CCG 
    • Recovery plans 
    • Winter pressures 
    • Community support and key messages 
  • Warm and Well in Merton, Wimbledon Guild and Age UK Merton 
    • Staying warm, safe and well 
    • Key messages 
  • Information exchange, all
  • Any other business, all
  • Date of next meeting