Closure of Priory Avenue surgery brings up to 1,500 more patients into South Reading


Priory Avenue Surgery, in North and West Reading locality is to close on 30th June. It is run by One Medical Group and has been in special measures for some time. The majority of the patients will transfer to other surgeries in the North and West Reading locality, but some 1,500 live South of the river Thames and will transfer to GP practices in South Reading locality or to Western Elms surgery.

NHS England is seeking public views on GP online consultations


NHS England is seeking views on online GP consultations. There is an online consultation on GP online consultations for you to take part in. The closing date is Friday, 15th June.

Events - Dying Matters Week- 14th/16th/18th May


Dying Matters Week is 14th May to 20th May. For details read more or news.reading.gov.uk/dying-matters-week-2018.

Meeting of SRPV on Wednesday, 30th May - Learning Disabled People Need Healthcare Too


South Reading Patient Voice will be meeting at 6pm on 30th May 2018 at Reading Community Learning Centre, 94, London Street, RG1 4SJ.

UK Under-resourced for Health Care in International Comparison

South Reading Lowest in the Country for NHS Continuing Health Care


The consumer organisation "Which?" has reported that South Reading CCG had by far the lowest rate of provision of NHS Continuing Health Care in the country with the rest of Berkshire West also in the lowest four in England.

The rates per 50,000 population for Berkshire West CCGs (now merged to one) were:

  1. South Reading: 8.28
  2. North and West Reading: 18.45
  3. Wokingham: 18.78
  4. Newbury and District: 19.33

Now Sending Members Requests for Consent to Store and Use Data


Over the first couple of weeks of April we are sending members emails asking for consent to store and use personal details (such as name, address, contact details, registered surgery) for South Reading Patient Voice. The emails contain a link to click on which starts "http://www.srpv.org.uk/srpv/content.........". This is safe to click on. You can then give or withhold consent as you wish. This is because of new EU legislation (GDPR) which comes into force on 25th May.

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