Brighter Berkshire song writing competition winner

Posted January 16, 2018

Brighter Berkshire, in partnership with Berkshire Community Foundation and Reading Rock Academy, called for young people in Berkshire aged 11 to 18 to write a song focusing on mental wellbeing and be in with a chance of winning prizes and performing at Grand Final in Reading Town Hall on 10th October 2017, World Mental Health day. […]

Health and Wellbeing in Schools Hub Newsletter

Posted January 15, 2018

Did you know that the Health and Wellbeing in Schools Hub reguarly create newsletters? Issue 18 is their Jan 2018 newsletter which covers- Mental Health First Youth training dates in March 2018 New resources on live streaming from CEOP #Liveskills Risking It All Drama for secondary schools and a performance for parent and carers on […]

Pharmacy Thames Valley Newsletter


Did you know that Pharmacy Thames Valley release newsletters? They have recently recently their January newsletter. Inside the January newsletter contains: If you’re interested in any of these, or are interested in the newsletter in general. You can read it by clicking HERE. Alternatively, you may want to visit Or follow pharmacythamesvalley on Twitter […]

CQC Royal Berkshire Hospital Inspection – “Outstanding”

Posted January 12, 2018

The CQC inspected Royal Berkshire Hospital from the 2nd October to the 7th December, on 11th January they published a report with their findings.    Royal Berkshire Hospital was given the overall rating of “Outstanding” For individual categories it was awarded “Good” when it came to being “safe”, “effective” and “well-led”.  It was awarded “outstanding” […]

OxfordAHSN are looking for Lay Partners

Posted January 9, 2018

Did you know that the Oxford Academic Health Science Network are recruiting Lay Partners? More details can be found at HERE Deadline for applications 12:00 midday 31st Jan.

Adult Safeguarding and Brighter Berkshire event

Posted January 4, 2018

On the 18th January 2018 there will be two interesting events. Firstly we will be holding a level 1 adult safeguarding course at the Broadway in Newbury at 10:00am. Providing people with an introduction to the key concepts and principles of safeguarding adults. The course fee is £25 which is cheaper than usual, so it’s […]

Health Intelligence Ltd wins bid to deliver high quality diabetic eye screening for Berkshire

Posted December 22, 2017

On the 1st April 2018, people with diabetes in Berkshire will start to receive the diabetic eye screening programme delivered by Health Intelligence, commissioned by NHS England. The programme will build on the excellent work of the current provider, Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust.   These will join the current family of HI DESPs which includes […]

Press Coverage about loneliness and antibiotics


We’ve had some new press coverage from Firstly we’re delighted to see that a Newbury College student who had been helping us during her work placement has received press coverage for the excellent work that she did whilst with us, you can read about this work by clicking HERE  Secondly we’ve had a little bit […]

OxfordAHSN seeking 3 new lay partners

Posted December 21, 2017

The Oxford Academic Health Science Network want to appoint three new lay partners, one for each of the following AHSN programmes: Patient and Public Involvement, Engagement and Experience (PPIEE) Programme – 1 position 1: Lay Partner, Thames Valley and Milton Keynes Patient Experience Operational Group Informatics Programme – 1 position 2: Lay Partner, Oxford AHSN […]