CSH Surrey

CSH Surrey is an employee-owned, not-for-profit NHS community healthcare provider. Since 2006 the organisation has worked in partnership with the NHS and social care in homes, clinics, hospitals and schools to transform local community health services.

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CSH Surrey is an employee-owned, not-for-profit NHS community healthcare provider. Since 2006 the organisation has worked in partnership with the NHS and social care in homes, clinics, hospitals and schools to transform local community health services.

CSH Surrey started out as Central Surrey Health, when a group of more than 560 nurses, therapists and support staff chose to leave the NHS in 2006 and set up their own not-for-profit social enterprise – believing they could provide higher quality healthcare services by combining the core values and principles of the NHS with the entrepreneurial ‘can do’ culture of a successfully run business.

As an NHS provider registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and a company limited by shares and registered at Companies House, CSH Surrey has clear minimum or essential standards to achieve as an organisation, which include financial, health and safety and data protection.

CSH Surrey has established a community fund where they distribute surpluses from efficient operations in the community. Since 2012, CSH Surrey has awarded more than £55K in grants to local charities.

In 2017, as a result of retaining its existing contract and winning new contracts, CSH Surrey doubled in size.

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