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Improving care and treatment for patients suffering with respiratory illness

A new system is being introduced across the Frimley Health and Care ICS, which will improve the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients who suffer with long term breathing difficulties caused through lung disease.The improvements will help clinicians with their diagnosis of lung illnesses; provide patients with more confidence and education about how they can also be involved ...

New emergency department to open at Wexham Park Hospital

Wexham Park Hospital’s emergency department (ED) will be moving into the new emergency assessment centre (EAC) at the front of the hospital site tomorrow (Wednesday 3 April). The relocation at the Slough hospital will bring all services within the £49m EAC fully online. The new ED, which occupies the entire ground floor of the EAC, will begin accepting patients from early mor ...

Groundbreaking neurological care and treatment pathway

Patients within the Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System who suffer from neurological conditions, including: Parkinson’s disease Epilepsy Multiple Sclerosis Headache and Migraine conditions are set to benefit from improved care and treatment following a complete redesign of the area’s neurological clinical services. The move is believed to be one of the firs ...

Significant step toward improving care through technology

Residents in the Thames Valley, Surrey and North East Hampshire area will be able to access their records and use digital services and apps that directly support them to manage their own health and wellbeing thanks to a new partnership between the Thames Valley Health and Care Records Partnership (TVS LHCR) and the System C & Graphnet Care Alliance. TVS LHCR has signed a c ...

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust rated ‘good’ in first full Care Quality Commission inspection

In November and December 2018 inspectors visited the maternity and surgical services at the Trust’s three main hospitals – Frimley Park Hospital near Camberley, Wexham Park Hospital in Slough and Heatherwood Hospital in Ascot – and its community inpatient service at Fleet Hospital. They concluded that the standard of care at Frimley Park was ‘outstanding,’ while Wexham Park, H ...

Further services to open at Wexham Park’s new emergency centre

More patients will be cared for inside Wexham Park Hospital’s £49m new emergency centre from this weekend as further services come online. The acute assessment unit (AAU) for patients who are expected to be ready to go home within 24 hours will open on Saturday. With space for 26 beds and eight assessment trolleys, it will be located on the first floor of the state-of-the-art ...

Trailblazing the redesign of neurological services

Patients who suffer from neurological conditions including, Parkinson’s disease; Multiple Sclerosis; Epilepsy and Headache and Migraine conditions are set to benefit from improved care and treatment following a complete redesign of the local area’s neurological clinical services, in what is believed to be one of the first integrated community based models of neurological care i ...

Public Health England launches 'Cervical Screening Saves Lives' campaign

Public Health England (PHE) has today, Tuesday 5 March 2019, launched the major new national campaign ‘Cervical Screening Saves Lives’, to increase the number of women attending their cervical screening across England. The campaign will encourage women to respond to their cervical screening invitation letter, and if they missed their last screening, to book an appointment at t ...

Frimley Health and Care Flying the Flag at launch of new Apprenticeship Scheme

Coinciding with National Apprenticeship Week - 4-8 March 2019 - Frimley Health and Care ICS has launched an exciting new apprentice scheme. The brand new scheme has been designed as a ‘rotational’ programme; a completely new and innovative approach, that allows apprentices to have broader exposure to health and social care career opportunities.  Nikki Morgan, Learning and Dev ...

Hospital's new £49m emergency assessment centre opens

Wexham Park Hospital’s £49m new emergency assessment centre (EAC) has welcomed its first patients. The medical and surgical short stay units on the second floor of the building officially opened on Saturday 23 February. They provide short periods of care for patients who are expected to be ready to be discharged within 72 hours, or up to 96 hours for surgical patients. Commi ...