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Home testing app to screen for chronic kidney disease for people with diabetes in Frimley

GP practices in Frimley now have the opportunity to take part in a unique project that will enable people with diabetes to test themselves for chronic kidney disease (CKD) from home home using a smartphone app and home test kit. This exciting collaboration between Frimley ICS and health technology partner Healthy.io has been funded by the AI in Health and Care Award from the Ac ...

Easter Bank Holiday Pharmacy opening hours

We hope all Frimley Health and Care residents have a peaceful and enjoyable Easter Break. If you should need to visit a pharmacy for any reason, bear in mind that not all of them will be open. To save yourself a wasted journey, please check the below information for Easter opening hours for pharmacies in your area: East Berkshire North East Hampshire Fa ...

New mental health service for our Surrey & North East Hampshire residents

A new system has been launched to provide better support for people in Surrey and North East Hampshire who have complex emotional needs.The new Personality Disorders Pathway will give primary care providers (often GP practices) access to a range of new services for their patients.The Pathway has been designed to help people with personality disorder (diagnosed or not) and anyon ...

Council and health together in revamped Britwell Centre

The Britwell Centre, Wentworth Avenue, is to be extended and revamped in a pioneering project to provide improved heath and council services in the heart of the estate. The programme is a partnership between Slough Borough Council and East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group who are part of the Frimley Collaborative and will provide: a brand new, state of the art facilit ...

Homeless people receive COVID-19 vaccine as programme reaches more vulnerable members of Bracknell & Ascot communities

The COVID-19 vaccination programme in Bracknell Forest continues to make excellent progress, with the majority of those people in the top four priority cohorts having now received their first dose of the vaccine. The progress means that as well as moving onto the next national priority group – those aged 65-69 (cohort 5) - local vaccination services are working to protect clin ...

Urdu version of COVID-19 vaccination fertility video now available in response to public demand

A public information message explaining the COVID-19 vaccine in relation to fertility and pregnancy has been translated into Urdu to reach more members of the community. There were more than 1,000 hits in a matter of days in response to the initial video being posted. A public meeting with women from the local Muslim community led to the creation of an Urdu translation to hel ...

More than 200,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses given within local healthcare system

The number of doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered within the Frimley healthcare system has today passed 200,000. Hospital, GP-led and national vaccination centres have together achieved the landmark total, bringing greater protection to residents across the area. The latest national figures reveal that 20 million people across the country have now been offered the COVID ja ...

Rt Hon Theresa May MP visits local vaccination service to see health checks being offered alongside Covid-19 vaccinations to Maidenhead residents

Maidenhead Primary Care Network (PCN) is making the most of its Covid-19 vaccination drive, to ensure that all those booked-in for their vaccinations, are being offered health checks at Maidenhead PCN Health Pod, to screen our population and optimise their health during this pandemic. The Local Vaccination Service at Desborough Suite was launched in December 2020. The roll-out ...

Vaccination journey on the national news

Following the initial vaccination delivery to the most at-risk groups, young people categorised as being 'clinically extremely vulnerable' are now being invited to make their appointments. Vaccination services are contacting people under 65 with a range of health conditions to offer them their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. One such person is Hope Stevens, 22, from Farnh ...

New vaccination service opens in Fleet

A new vaccination centre today (Wednesday, February 17) began delivering COVID-19 vaccines to Fleet residents. The service at The Harlington welcomed its first visitors this morning, opening another front in the battle against coronavirus. People in the 65-69 age group and those people aged under 65 who are classified as clinically at risk are being invited by their GP practi ...