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New community services in half of Integrated Care System

The following news concerns the provision of Community Services in the North East Hampshire and Farnham and Surrey Heath areas of the ICS. This is not an ICS project but is a significant piece of work for many of our ICS partners: New Community Services contracts, providing people in North East Hampshire and Farnham and Surrey Heath with support in their homes and local commun ...

Working to keep patients safe

Reviewing patients’ medication needs and supporting people with catheters to manage their own conditions better are just two examples of how patient safety is constantly being improved within the Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System (ICS). On World Patient Safety Day (September 17) staff across health and care services in East Berkshire, Surrey Heath and North East H ...

Flagship leadership programmes seeking new candidates

Would you like to be part of a groundbreaking leadership programme, working with colleagues from clinical, managerial, military and educational backgrounds to develop your skills? Or perhaps you see yourself as a leader in the digital transformation of health and care services? Either way, there's a programme for you recruiting right now! The 20/20 Leadership Programme has ...

Academy shortlisted for national award

The Frimley Leadership and Improvement Academy, launched to develop and support great leaders across health and social care services across the Frimley Health and Care ICS, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The academy is one of nine entries in the running to be named System Leadership Initiative of the Year at the HSJ Awards 2019. It was selected for its ...

New ICS Chair

A long-serving public servant has been appointed as the first Independent Chair of the Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System (ICS). Andrew Lloyd, currently the chair of NHS Surrey Heath Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and previously the chief executive of Rushmoor Borough Council, has taken up his new role. The ICS is a partnership of the many health and social ca ...

Leadership programme going from strength to strength

The Frimley Health and Care 20/20 Leadership Programme, launched in 2017, has already seen 100 leaders including GPs, consultants, nurses, allied health professional, social workers, managers as well as other people from other parts of the public sector like the Police and Army, join forces at a series of residential and day events. It is a collaborative, cross-organisational/ ...

The benefits of Integrated Care Decision Making

We are bringing together teams of health, care and voluntary sector professionals to work together, to provide tailored services to individuals in their own homes. This enables teams to work flexibly, focused on the person’s needs and not on organisational boundaries or responsibilities. Various steps have been taken to provide a consistent service across the ICS: In East Be ...

Primary Care Networks go live

GP services across the East Berkshire, Surrey Heath and North East Hampshire and Farnham have formed local ‘Primary Care Networks’ to improve the services they provide to their patients. The networks, or PCNs, were established across the Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System on July 1.  Primary Care Networks will support groups of practices to come together locally, ...

Carers' Stand

If you're a carer and you're visiting Frimley Park Hospital on Wednesday, July 3rd, whether for an appointment, or to visit someone, or perhaps because you work at the hospital, there will be free support and advice on hand. A special carers' stand will be in the hospital's main entrance from 11am to 8pm, manned by representatives of different carers' support organisations. F ...

Carers Week 2019

June 10th to 16th 2019 is Carers Week, when we recognise and celebrate the huge contribution that carers make and we highlight the challenges they face. This year the theme of Carers Week is 'Getting Carers Connected'. Many carers don't consider themselves to be carers, even though they are. As a consequence they may not seek out any support and they can feel as if they are sh ...