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Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West (BOB) STP becoming an ICS

Four GP surgeries in Berkshire West have joined a major national project aimed at improving the lives of people with diabetes.

A special event offering information and advice on dementia and mental health is being held in Mortimer on 26 June

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 long serving Caversham GPs are to retire next month after 28 years’ service with the NHS.

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).

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.

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.

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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