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Healthcare services over the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend

As local areas Frimley Health and Care prepare to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee (2-5 June), the NHS is encouraging people to think and plan ahead, celebrate with care and know what services are available if you need medical advice over the extended weekend (2-5 June). The Platinum Jubilee is expected to be a busy time for the NHS, but with a few simple steps people ca ...

May Measurement Month: Know your numbers to help take the pressure off

It's May Measurement Month and health services from East Berkshire to Farnham are raising awareness to protect people from a silent killer. Roughly a third of adults in the UK have hypertension (high or raised blood pressure), yet many of them are unaware of the problem. Left untreated, it can lead to serious health problems, including heart attacks, strokes and kidney disease ...

Pharmacy opening times this Bank Holiday Monday

The NHS has published the opening times of pharmacies across Frimley Health and Care. This includes, Bracknell Forest, North East Hampshire and Farnham, Slough, Surrey Heath and Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead. Click here to view opening times. Please note that the pharmacies listed below should be open, as shown – and that their opening hours vary. The details are correct at th ...

Your local NHS is here for you this Bank Holiday

With the Easter Bank Holiday approaching, Frimley Health and Care ICS, is reminding residents not to leave it too late to order or collect repeat prescriptions. Click here for details of local pharmacy opening times over the holiday season. The details are correct at the time of publishing but are subject to change. You are advised to contact the pharmacy before attending to e ...

Five Million 5- to 11-year-olds To Get Covid Vaccine As NHS Bookings Open

Parents and carers of 5 to 11 years olds can now book a covid vaccine for their children, as the biggest and most successful vaccination programme in NHS history expands again. Sarah Bellars, Director of the Covid-19 Vaccination Programme for the Frimley Health and Care ICS has said “Its great to see our clinics for 5-11 year olds are already getting booked up ahead of Easter. ...

NHS Doctors Urge Eligible Muslims To Have Spring Booster Jab This Ramadan

Leading Muslim NHS doctors are today stressing that having a life-saving covid vaccine during Ramadan does not break the daylight hours fast with the NHS spring booster campaign now underway. Resident TV doctor Dr Nighat Arif, a GP in Buckinghamshire, and Dr Farzana Hussain, a senior GP in East London and 2019 GP of the year, are among the doctors urging people to roll up thei ...

NHS Covid-19 Vaccine Programme Delivers First Spring Boosters

A 95-year-old granddad from Slough has today become one of the first people in England to receive a  spring booster, as part of the latest phase of the NHS covid-19 vaccination rollout. Former engineer and grandfather of two, Devraj Jhalam, 95, received his spring jab from Salt Hill Park vaccination site in Slough earlier this afternoon. As of 4pm, more than 75,000 people had ...

Eating and drinking well is the best medicine

Imagine if there was an everyday practice that could help flush out toxins from your body, boost your immune system, maintain healthy brain function, keep your skin healthy, and so much more. Well there is, and we’re being encouraged to do more of it – stay hydrated. This week is Nutrition and Hydration Week (14th – 20th March), which is all about raising awareness of what we ...

Increased demand in Emergency Departments

Our Emergency Departments (A&Es) at both Wexham Park and Frimley Park hospitals are currently experiencing an increasing level of demand and it’s felt this is likely to continue throughout this weekend. We are asking people to only attend if they are experiencing severe symptoms or are suffering from a life-threatening condition. If you or a family member suffers an injur ...

Maternity services given £250,000 boost

Midwives from Slough down to Farnham will be able to deliver better, more joined-up services to local people thanks to a successful bid for national funding. The Frimley Local Maternity System has been awarded £250,000 pounds by the national Digital Maternity Fund. The extra money will be used to improve infrastructure, technology and connectivity in a series of ‘maternity hu ...