Posted June 9, 2020

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Coronavirus Guidance in Accessible Formats and other languages


How to install and use zoom  Click here to download a PDF guidance to using zoom and you can also watch the videos below.     Pregnancy and Coronavirus (BSL)  – NHS This animation sets out what pregnant women should expect from NHS maternity services during the coronavirus. Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent, Chief Midwifery Officer, and Dr […]

Coronavirus News

Posted June 5, 2020

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. Tell Us what you think about Health and Care services in our survey Your local NHS needs your help. Share your experiences about Health and Social Care services in West Berkshire during the Coronavirus lockdown with […]

Coronavirus West Berkshire Hospital Updates

Posted June 4, 2020

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 04/06/2020 “For the safety of our staff, patients and wider community, visiting restrictions remain in place across our hospitals. Contact information for all our wards can be found at… Thank you for your support in helping prevent the spread of coronavirus” Covid19 update via Great Western Hospital Stakeholder breifing […]

West Berkshire Coronavirus Diaries

Posted June 2, 2020

Stories from people in our community.     Tuesday 2nd June Blog – new mother ”When I had my son on the 14th February 2020 in the Royal Berkshire Hospital, I wasn’t allowed more than one visitor because of Norovirus, Covid-19 wasn’t major news at this point and I naively thought that it wouldn’t really […]

Coronavirus West Berkshire Dental Update

Posted May 28, 2020

28/05/2020 Click here or on the image above to read the details. You can also click here or the image below to read the letter from Sara Hurley (Chief Dental Officer) and Matt Neligan (Director of Primary Care and System Transformation) where they ask all dental practices to commence opening from Monday 8 June for […]

Coronavirus West Berkshire Maternity Update


28/05/2020 – Maternity support during COVID-19 Read about how coronavirus could affect you, your baby and your pregnancy care by clicking here or on the image below. 27/05/2020 – Parents: Reducing stress, neglect and non-accidental injuries during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic: Click here or on the image below to read the details. 20/05/2020 – Coping […]

West Berkshire Children and Young People Coronavirus Information

Posted May 27, 2020

27/05/2020 Parents: Reducing stress, neglect and non-accidental injuries during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic: Click here or on the image above to read the details. 29/04/2020 Newbury Baptist Church have shared on their website a free book about Albert the mouse and social distancing. Click here or the image above to download a copy. Dingleys centres […]

Coronavirus hub is here to help you

Posted May 20, 2020

A Community Support Hub has been launched to help community groups, vulnerable people and to coordinate and support the community response to Covid-19. Click HERE to view the webpage. A number of organisations, including Healthwatch West Berkshire,   have come together to offer help and support to residents of West Berkshire during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. […]

Coronavirus West Berkshire Pharmacy updates

Posted May 14, 2020

14/05/2020 Community pharmacies accept unwanted/out-of-date medicines for disposal from patients, as this is an NHS contractual requirement. It is important to note that this service has not been suspended during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Click here or the image below to read the full guidance. Lambourn Practice Pharmacy Update   Downland Practice Pharmacy have […]