Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead rated requires improvement, following CQC inspection

Posted September 23, 2021

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a report on Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead, following an inspection which took place in July. You can read the report by clicking HERE Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead is a specialist child and adolescent mental health inpatient service (CAMHS) including psychiatric intensive care units (PICU) for young people. On 5 March […]

Coronavirus News

Posted September 22, 2021

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. 22/09/2021 Pfizer/BioNTech jab safe for children aged five to 11 The Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine is “safe, well tolerated” and produces a “robust” antibody immune response in children aged five to 11, according to the findings of […]

Coronavirus Vaccine

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22/09/2021 Pfizer/BioNTech jab safe for children aged five to 11 The Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine is “safe, well tolerated” and produces a “robust” antibody immune response in children aged five to 11, according to the findings of a US trial. Click here or on the image above to read the details. 17/09/2021 The NHS is preparing to offer […]

More people report a ‘very good’ overall experience of urgent and emergency care, but access to emotional support and timely pain relief both areas for improvement

Posted September 15, 2021

Findings from a survey of more than 48,000 people who received urgent and emergency care in 2020 show an increase in the number who said their overall experience was ‘very good’. However, the results also reveal concerns among some about access to emotional support, pain management and the availability of staff when they needed help […]

West Berkshire Community Testing

Posted September 6, 2021

Update: Monday 20th September 2021 Community Covid-19 testing continues to play a major role protecting your friends and family. Even if you’re double vaccinated, you can still pass the virus on despite being asymptomatic. To help save lives and protect the community as much as possible, a Community Coronavirus Testing Van will be stopping every […]

CQC report on maternity services at the John Radcliffe Hospital published

Posted September 2, 2021

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a report following an unannounced inspection of the maternity services at the John Radcliffe Hospital, which is run by Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. CQC also visited the Cotswold Birth Centre and the Horton Midwifery Led Unit in May, after receiving information of concern about the culture of […]

Coronavirus Guidance

Posted August 5, 2021

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. 05/08/2021 JCVI issues updated advice on COVID-19 vaccination of young people aged 16 to 17 The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) is today advising that all 16 and 17 year olds receive their first […]

Coronavirus – Elderly & Vulnerable

Posted August 2, 2021

02/08/2021 New Age UK report highlights the effect of the Covid pandemic on older people’s lives Age UK have published a new report which explores the impact of the Covid pandemic on older people’s physical and mental health, eleven months after Covid-19 arrived. This report is the second in a series Age UK have written […]

Coronavirus Guidance in Accessible Formats and other languages

Posted July 30, 2021

30/07/2021 – Covid-19 translated advice and guidance The guidance on COVID-19 testing, treatment and vaccination free of charge has been translated into 40 different languages by the Department of Health and Social Care. These languages include, Romanian, French, Hindi, Polish, Pashto, Korean and many more. Please click here or on the image above to access this translation. 30/04/2021 – […]

Emergency mental health patients to get help within hour under NHS England plan

Posted July 23, 2021

People arriving at A&E suffering a mental health crisis will receive urgent help within an hour under a new plan to bring in treatment targets for those with psychological and psychiatric problems. NHS England wants to introduce five new waiting time standards specifying how long those in need should have to wait for care, in a drive […]