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Get your FREE blood pressure checks at a local pharmacy

Free blood pressure checks are being offered at certain local pharmacies for people over 40 with no known diagnosis of high blood pressure. Local health and care organisations, working under the Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System (ICS), have teamed up with pharmacies to help identify people with high blood pressure and atrial fibrillation so those individuals can g ...

Embedding the National Early Warning Scheme in Care Homes

The National Early Warning Scheme, referred to as NEWS2 ( the ‘2’ refers to a revised edition of the initial scheme that was first introduced in 2012), is widely recognised as the single standardised system used as a basis for determining the severity of a patient’s condition when suffering from an acute illness.It is widely used across the NHS especially in acute care and ambu ...

NHSmail: Making Digital Connections Count in Social Care

NHSmail is the secure email service approved by the Department of Health and Social Care for sharing patient identifiable and sensitive information. NHSmail, messaging and sharing can be accessed by any organisation commissioned to deliver NHS healthcare or related activities.  It comes as no surprise therefore to learn that the Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System ( ...

NHS England funds £2million to boost system-wide leadership development

NHS England has funded a £2million programme to help 23 areas kick-start or boost leadership development activities to support and inspire workforce in health systems across England from GPs, consultants and therapists to nurses, social workers and managers. The programme builds on learning from five successful leadership models: Frimley Health and Care 2020 Programme, Surrey ...

Helping us to develop services for your future needs

Healthwatch are supporting your local health and care organisations to find out what is important to you and your family. The patient champion organisation has been visiting groups across the Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System to speak directly with local people. They also ran a survey available as part of this work so that all local people could have the opportun ...