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Pharmacy opening hours for Easter weekend 2020

This Easter many of your health services are going the extra mile to ensure you are supported to stay well. Large numbers of health and care workers will be working this Good Friday and Easter Monday to support the national Covid-19 effort. Current Government rules mean that we must all stay at home and only leave for one of four specific reasons: Shopping for basic necess ...

Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to protect patients, our community and NHS staff while ensuring as many services as possible are available to the public. Stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus. You should ...

Topping-out ceremony for new hospital

Hospital bosses and contractors celebrated the completion of the main structure of a new hospital building that will provide state-of-the-art NHS services to patients in Berkshire and beyond. A ‘topping out’ ceremony took place in the new £98m Heatherwood Hospital that is being built by Kier for Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust in Ascot. The celebration, attended by builde ...

New maternity website created by local women working with midwives and doctors

A new website has been launched to support local women and families on their journey from family planning to parenthood. The Frimley Health and Care maternity site - www.frimleyhealthandcare.org.uk/maternity - provides people living across the area with a ‘one-stop shop’ for all the resources and information that they might need. Local women helped midwives and doctors to des ...

Domiciliary Care event

Calling all Domiciliary Care Providers! Come and join us for the first Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System (ICS) Domiciliary Care Providers Forum: Wednesday, February 12th9.30am - 4pmHilton Hotel, Bracknell The forum is for all providers across the Frimley Health and Care ICS. This is shaping up to be an interesting and fun day. You will have the opportunity to n ...

Read our latest newsletter

The latest newsletter from Frimley Health and Care is now available. You can find it here. The newsletter and previous editions can be viewed here. Take a look at our site for the latest work being done across the area to improve health and care services for our 800,000 residents, including our new Five-Year Strategy, our new nursing and midwifery pages, the Community Panel a ...

Self Care Week: Healthcare starts at home

During Self Care Week 2019 (November 18 – 24) your health and social care professionals are asking you to think about what you can do yourself to take control of your own health and wellbeing. What you eat and drink, how active you are and what first aid knowledge and equipment you have, are all things that you can take action on. Yet self care goes much further. Making bette ...

Mental health service sites announced

The areas chosen to be in the first wave of a ground-breaking community mental health service have been announced. There are eight sites within the Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System (ICS) that will introduce the new service, thanks to £5.2 million of funding announced last week. The work will be led by the new Primary Care Networks (PCNs) - networks formed by GP ...

Working together for End of Life Care

Over the last year, the three CCGs within the Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System (ICS) have been working closely together to align End of Life Care (EOLC) across the area. Last year at a regional NHS England EOLC event, Frimley Health and Care colleagues began conversations that naturally concluded that it would be a good time to create a single EOLC strategy, one ...

New funding to transform community mental health care

People in South West Surrey, North East Hants and East Berkshire who have a severe mental illness are set to benefit from a ground-breaking new community mental health service designed to improve access to a wide range of specialist support. Extended appointments with mental health experts from the NHS, social care and specialist third sector organisations, plus access to ther ...