Alliance led by South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust awarded the contract for new Thames Valley 111 Integrated Urgent Care Service ‘The new front door to urgent care’

  Patients across the Thames Valley will be opening a new front door to urgent care services from September 2017. South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) has been awarded the contract for the new Thames Valley 111 telephone service by the 10 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across the...
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Local NHS promotes outdoor workers to “Cover Up, Mate” to reduce risk of skin cancer

Health experts are urging men in South Reading who spend a lot of time outdoors to protect themselves against the sun, to reduce the risk of skin cancer. The NHS “Cover Up, Mate” encourages sun safety such as sun cream protection or covering up wisely whilst in the sun, targeting...
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Fight to prevent and manage diabetes gets funding boost

Health partners in Berkshire West are pulling no punches in the fight to prevent diabetes and help those diagnosed with the condition live lives free of related complications for as long as possible. Already fully engaged in wave one of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme which was set up in...
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Patients Encouraged to Get Involved Supporting GP Practices

The local NHS in Reading is backing Patient Participation Group (PPG) Awareness Week 19 -24 June, showing the importance of patients supporting GP practices to continuously improve services they provide. PPGs ensure the patient view is at the heart of local provision so services are of high quality and continuously...
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