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No change in our support for St Mark’s Hospital

NHS commissioners for Maidenhead have reaffirmed their commitment to the town’s St Mark’s Hospital site. A wide variety of services is either provided at the hospital, in St Mark’s Road, or delivered by teams based at the site and in recent months service provision has even increased. NHS Frimley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) – which plans and funds the majority of healt ...

Cervical Cancer Prevention week

It’s Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (17-23 January), Frimley Health and Care is raising awareness of cervical screening, and potential results, and encouraging women and people with a cervix not to ignore their invitation. Cervical screening is a free health test that helps prevent cervical cancer. It checks for a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV) and, if you have HPV, c ...

Looking after your wellbeing

When we’re feeling worried, down or busy caring for others, it’s even more important to look after ourselves. Mental health and wellbeing is important to us all. One in four people will experience problems with their mental health during their lives. Mental health problems are amongst the most common forms of ill health. For some, stress at work, money worries or relationship ...

1.5 million and counting – Huge December boost to vaccination campaign

Vaccination teams across the Frimley Health and Care area have risen to the national booster challenge in style, delivering 226,270 doses (1st doses, 2nd doses, and boosters) to local people in a single month (December 2021). Figures released this week show that the number of Covid-19 jabs administered since the vaccination campaign began over a year ago is 1,521,314 across th ...

Changes to hospital visiting

The continued spread of Covid-19 has led to suspension of visiting at Frimley Park and Wexham Park Hospitals. The measure was brought in from Saturday, 1st January, by Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the hospitals. For full information on what this means for you, including details on the sites, and a limited number of exceptions, please see the latest news fro ...

Message to Frimley Health and Care partners and stakeholders

Dear colleagues, We hope you are all keeping well despite the ongoing challenges the pandemic has presented us. Firstly, we wanted to say a huge thank you for all that you have done this year, and that you and your staff, or your members or volunteers continue to do. It has been a tumultuous year for everyone and it’s only through banding together that we’ve been able to batt ...

Know where you go for your minor injury

The Minor Injuries Unit at Brants Bridge, Bracknell, RG12 9RT, is available for all patients who live in Bracknell Forest, Slough, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Surrey Heath and North East Hampshire and Farnham. People can be seen through its walk-in service or with a booked appointment through calling 111 Wherever possible we would ask that residents call ahead and ...

Think Pharmacy this winter

Frimley Health and Care are urging people to think ‘Pharmacy First’ for their winter health problems. Sometimes when you or your family are unwell, you may not need to make an appointment to see your GP. Your local community pharmacist is a trained medical professional who can provide free advice on the best treatment for a wide range of illnesses and minor ailments. Many peo ...

Play your part and think NHS 111 First for your health worries

Help play your part and think NHS 111 First when you need urgent, but not life-threatening, care, to help manage demand on urgent and emergency care services this winter. People across Frimley Health and Care, includes Bracknell, Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead, North East Hampshire and Farnham and Surrey Heath can contact NHS 111 online 111.nhs.uk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ...

Is it urgent or an emergency? Know where to go when you are feeling unwell

It’s important that we all know where to turn when we or someone we care for needs help. As demand for NHS services increases, particularly when services are under considerable pressure, it is important that you are seen and supported by the appropriate service for your health concern. Frimley Health and Care have produced a flow chart which can help you determine which servi ...