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Healthier Together: New website for parents and carers of children

When children become ill it can be difficult for their parents and carers to always know the best way to care for them, particularly if they are very young and can't tell you exactly what is wrong. ...

Simon Stevens Thanks NHS Staff After A ‘Year Like No Other’

To mark the anniversary of the first confirmed Covid patients being treated by the NHS, Sir Simon Stevens today paid tribute to NHS staff for their “extraordinary work in a year like no other”. He today met the team who cared for the country’s first two confirmed Covid patients, who were admitted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, on January 31 last year. S ...

National recognition for local vaccine effort

Alongside the many kind words of thanks and appreciation our vaccination teams are receiving from their patients, we've been getting plaudits from the very top. The Prime Minister mentioned the great performance of the Yateley vaccination team in one of his daily coronavirus briefings and a few days later Dr Gareth Robinson, the Yateley vaccination lead, took a call from the D ...

Screen star Brian and wife Hildegarde left Blessed by life-saving local Covid care

‘Gordon’s alive!’ was heard booming within the Heatherside Surgery corridor on Friday evening (8 January 2021) as iconic stage and screen star and Surrey Heath resident Brian Blessed OBE - and his wife Hildegarde - joined the fight against Covid-19. Both Brian and Hildegarde received their vaccination as part of the largest vaccination programme in NHS history on Wednesday, De ...

Open letter to Frimley Health and Care residents

To all residents of East Berkshire, Surrey Heath and North East Hampshire and Farnham: Thank you for the support you have shown the NHS and social care during this pandemic. We are writing to you to ask for your help to keep our communities safe. You will be aware that we are under a national lockdown as a result of significant increases in the numbers of people testing posit ...

Vaccinating Health and social care staff

NHS England and NHS Improvement have now published a Standard Operating Procedure for the vaccination of frontline health and social care staff. This identifies the people who can currently access NHS Health and Social Care vaccination hubs. This guidance will help organisations plan the rollout, including providing information on prioritisation and delivery methods. All fron ...

Three Bracknell GP practices set to roll-out Covid vaccine

A second coronavirus vaccination roll-out for the people of Bracknell will begin today (15/1). The Health Triangle Primary Care Network – comprising Ringmead Medical Practice, Evergreen Practice and Crownwood Medical Centre - will deliver vaccines to patients aged 80 and over using one of its sites. Dr Farhad Daruwalla, GP at Ringmead Medical Practice and a Clinical Director ...

General Practice staff deliver Covid protection to most vulnerable residents

Residents at many care homes across the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead were vaccinated with the first dose of the Covid vaccination over the weekend. This work was carried out by the three local Primary Care Networks across the borough: Ascot Primary Care Network, Maidenhead Primary Care Network and Windsor Primary Care Network. In a joint statement the Primary Care ...

COVID-19 vaccination scam alert

We are aware that some people are receiving fraudulent calls and text messages offering the COVID-19 vaccination. In some cases, people are asked to press a number on their keypad or to send a text message to confirm they wish to receive the vaccine. Doing so is likely to result in a charge being applied to their phone bill. In other cases, callers are offering the vaccine for ...