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The NHS is open for business across the Christmas and New Year break

Frimley Health and Care is advising patients not to leave it too late to order or collect repeat prescriptions over Christmas and New Year. With the festive season upon us, the NHS is reminding people that their local pharmacy or GP practice may only be open for a reduced period or closed over the bank holiday period (25 December – 28th December and 1st January to 3rd January) ...

Covid-19 vaccination: One year on

On Wednesday, 15th December we marked a year since the first Covid-19 vaccinations were given in the community within Frimley Health and Care. ...

Your GP practice is working differently

Frimley Health and Care are reminding residents that the GP practices are open and here for you. GP practices have been open throughout the pandemic with everyone working hard to continue to provide services. Things may be different, but GP practices open. To help keep everyone safe and to minimise the risk of infection, appointments are being triaged to provide appropriate c ...

Meet Dr Langdon, one of our Covid-19 superheroes!

It has been a year on since the vaccination programme first started, and looking back, so much of what we have achieved would not be possible without the outstanding efforts of our people across the Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System. Be they vaccinators, volunteers or managers behind the scenes, people have been working day and night to ensure the vaccine is in the ...

People 40 and Over To Get Their Lifesaving Booster Jab Three Months on From Second Dose

People aged 40 and over, along with those in high risk groups, will be able to book in for their life-saving Covid booster jab three months after their second dose as the NHS vaccine programme is extended today. The online booking system for vaccines will be updated this morning and details will be updated on the system throughout the day.   People in those groups no longer ...

Frimley Health and Care ICS thank all staff and volunteers as it tops a million jabs, and plans for more Covid-19 top-ups

Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System is praising the monumental efforts of staff and volunteers as it marks the anniversary of the first Covid-19 vaccination and the start of the biggest immunisation programme in history. Sarah Bellars Executive Director Quality and Nursing said “It has been a year since we started the Covid 19 vaccination program, and our hospital t ...

Out-of-hours GP service move  

The out-of-hours GP service for East Berkshire residents is moving a small distance to make big improvements to what it can offer local people. Better parking and public transport links, and a consolidation of staff and services are just some of the benefits to the service from moving barely 400 yards from its current base. The service provides GP services to local people out ...

24 days of Christmas campaign launches across Frimley Health and Care

Partners across Frimley Health and Care are today (1 December 2021) launching a festive advent calendar campaign aimed at highlighting ways people can stay safe and well in the lead up to Christmas. Each day we will share a new advice, tip or message. This includes: Being prepared: knowing the opening times of health and care services over the bank holidays, ordering your r ...

Kidney proposals agreed by Committees in Common

At a meeting on Thursday 18 November, South West London and Surrey Committees in Common (CiC) approved the proposal put forward by kidney clinicians from St Helier and St George’s hospitals to improve inpatient care for kidney patients. The CiC agreed the proposal can be taken forward to the next stage, which would be a full decision making case. The CiC agreed the proposal al ...

Parents and carers urged to protect their two-and three-year olds against flu and serious complications ahead of challenging winter

The flu vaccination programme is well underway across the South East of England with thousands of parents and carers having already arranged for their children to be vaccinated. As a result of COVID-19 restrictions, influenza activity levels were extremely low globally last year. With social mixing and social contact returning towards pre-pandemic norms, it is expected that th ...