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Change at the top

Following the merger which created NHS Frimley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) on April 1, there has been a change of Accountable Officer. Dr Andy Brooks, who led East Berkshire, North East Hampshire and Farnham and Surrey Heath CCGs through the merger, has taken up a secondment role with NHS England. Andy will continue in his clinical role as a GP in Surrey Heath, where h ...

Pharmacy opening hours for the May bank holidays

There are two bank holidays in May (Monday, May 3 and Monday, May 31). Not all pharmacies will be open on the bank holidays but not to worry, we've got the details of those that will be. Click here to see the opening hours of all those pharmacies within the Frimley Health and Care area that will be opening at some point over the two bank holidays Keep a link to this page han ...

Improving women's health - how you can help

To mark International Women’s Day, the government launched a 12-week call for evidence to better understand women’s experiences of the health and care system and all women are urged to share their experiences to form the basis of a new Women’s Health Strategy. The strategy will set an ambitious and positive new agenda to improve health and wellbeing and ensure health services a ...

Bowel cancer test scheme prevents hundreds of unneeded colonoscopies

A special test which can show if a person has almost no risk of bowel cancer is being offered to people in the Frimley Health and Care area who have symptoms, in order to eliminate the need for unnecessary colonoscopies. So far, use of the FIT test – which is a simple faeces screen - has prevented around 200 unnecessary colonoscopies in the first six months and around 420 peop ...