Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West (BOB) STP becoming an ICS
National project aimed at improving the lives of people with diabetes
Four GP surgeries in Berkshire West have joined a major national project aimed at improving the lives of people with diabetes.
Dementia and mental health awareness in older adults
A special event offering information and advice on dementia and mental health is being held in Mortimer on 26 June
Phone line launched to help “hidden” carers across Berkshire
Many people who carry out caring responsibilities do not recognise themselves as carers, but may benefit from some support and could be unaware of the help available to them.
Two well known Caversham doctors hang up their stethoscopes
Two long serving Caversham GPs are to retire next month after 28 years’ service with the NHS.
West Berkshire Directory
The newly formed West Berkshire Directory which brings together details of the Adult Social Care Information Point, the Family Information Service and SEND (Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities).
Primary Care Networks
PCNs are a group of neighbouring GP practices who are joining forces to offer a wider range of health and wellbeing services to their local communities.
Cervical screening call-up for women in Berkshire West
Health chiefs across Berkshire West are spearheading a new campaign aimed at raising awareness of the risks of cervical cancer and highlighting the benefits of screening.
Working together to tackle TB
World TB Day (24th March) is an annual initiative to raise awareness and understanding of TB, encourage people to come forward for screening and encourage BCG vaccination for eligible babies and children.
A special service aimed at helping local people who are feeling lonely or struggling to cope is being promoted across Reading to highlight the wide range of activities available to improve health and wellbeing.
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