West London Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) covers the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and also the Queen’s Park and Paddington area of Westminster.
- Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust are the main providers of acute and specialist care.
- Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) provides community nursing and therapies.
- Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust is the acute mental health NHS provider with most treatment taking place in General Practice and also a diverse range of voluntary sector services.
The chair of West London CCG:
Dr Fiona Butler
- The age profile of the area is common to other inner city areas in that it has a very large working age population and smaller proportions of children in particular (the second smallest in London).
- Those aged 65 and above form a slightly larger proportion of the total population than London, but smaller than England.
- Half the area’s population were born abroad.
- Four in 10 (38%) of the population in Westminster and nearly a third (29%) of the population in Kensington and Chelsea is from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups.
- Over a quarter of the population state that English is not their main language
*based on 2013 ONS figures
- The principle cause of premature (under 75 years of age) death in the area is cancer, followed by cardiovascular disease (which includes heart disease and stroke). A significant number of people also die from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
- There are very high rates of people with severe mental illness (3,434) and enduring mental illness (12,972) in the area. • Priority areas for the CCG include people with long-term conditions, older people and homeless people.