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The NHS is here for you

Don’t delay in getting urgent treatment if you need it – that’s the message to members of the public in a major new NHS campaign. People’s concerns about coronavirus and a fear of being a burden on health services have led to a significant drop in the numbers of people seeking treatment in recent weeks. GP practices have seen a reduction in contact from patients, while around ...

Social distancing and shared spaces

Making Caring Visible - Carers Week 2020

June 8th to 14th 2020 is Carers Week. We like to celebrate local carers and the enormous amount of physical and mental effort they put into what they do. This year, Covid-19 has made life for carers even tougher than it usually is. The theme for Carers Week 2020 is Making Caring Visible. This is even more important at a time when carers are unable or unwilling to be out and a ...

Campaign launched to help women prepare for pregnancy

A campaign has been launched to encourage women across East Berkshire, Surrey Heath and North East Hampshire and Farnham to get fit and healthy before they try for a baby. Launched on June 1, #ReadyforPregnancy aims to raise awareness of how women’s health when they get pregnant affects them and their baby not only throughout their pregnancy, but also at birth. Running across ...

Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

For updates on specific areas affected by the coronavirus or on local response to the pandemic, check the news section of the website. Click here to view our weekly Covid-19 stakeholder updates for Frimley Health and Care. 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, ...

Some 'on hold' services to resume

Health and care workers across the Frimley Health and Care system, from Slough to Farnham, are preparing for the restarting of some of the services that were suspended as part of the national Covid-19 effort. Across our system our services are all working together to support this move towards restoring a wider range of treatment for local people. Bringing services back into o ...

GP services have changed to continue to serve their communities

Changes that have been taking place across GP practices within Frimley Health and Care, and their work with other services, were featured by the BBC recently. The changes reflect what GP services nationwide have been doing in order to be able to continue to support their patients while also protecting them and practice staff. (See the NHS report below.) A news crew from BBC S ...

The power of volunteering

Whether it’s helping out a neighbour, supporting a local group or being part of a national organisation, volunteers make a huge difference to the lives of millions of people and we’ve never seen it more than over recent weeks.  See below for examples of this. During the COVID-19 Pandemic the country has come together, demonstrating its willingness to volunteer in every form, ...

Giving Young People a Voice

Covid–19 Mental Health and Wellbeing Pupil Survey Rolled Out To Berkshire School and Colleges The NHS and local authorities are working in partnership with researchers from the Department of Psychiatry and COVID-19 Research Unit, at the University of Oxford, to offer an exciting opportunity for schools and colleges across Berkshire to take part in a free study for pupils aged ...