Members' Night at SRPV on Wednesday, 28th February 2018


South Reading Patient Voice will be meeting at 6pm on 28th February 2018 at Reading Community Learning Centre, 94, London Street, RG1 4SJ. We will hear presentations from members on a number of subjects: "Causes of Morning Sickness", "The Role of School Nurse", "What our Integrated Care System is doing". We will also discuss future work and hear about the work of local Patient Participation Groups, Reading Healthwatch and other news from the local health economy.

Conference - Making Reading Friendlier


Reading Voluntary Action is convening a conference with the theme "Making Reading Friendlier" . The event takes place at Reading Town Hall from 5pm to 8pm on Wednesday, 21st February.

NHS England to Consult on Corporate Form of Accountable Care Organisations


NHS England has halted the introduction of a new form of health provider - the Accountable Care Organisation - pending public and parliamentary consultation. Currently we have 8 Accountable Care Systems which are collaborations between CCGs and NHS providers to work in an integrated way to re-organise care pathways and their funding, but these have no separate corporate existence

NHS Providers warning - More Funding or Lower Standards


Chris Hopson, in a letter to the Health Secretary, said that the current winter pressures marked a watershed moment for the NHS and that the Government must accept that the service could no longer deliver what was required of it under current funding. He said that key decision on increased funding were needed by the 2018 budget in November at the latest. Read more here.

Royal Berkshire Hospital judged Outstanding by CQC


On 11th January 2018 the Care Quality Commission gave the Royal Berkshire Hospital, which it had inspected at the end of 2017, a rating of Outstanding, although it was only able to give the Trust as a whole a rating of Good since it had not inspected the four satellite locations of the Trust. Click here to read the full report.

Proposed closure of Whitley Wood Branch Surgery

CQC Rates GP Practices and Care Homes

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