111 phone service for out-of-hours GP service from 15th May 2013

From the 15th May the way to access out-of-hours GP service in South Reading CCG area will be to phone 111 - the new NHS non-emergency number. This is a nationally designed service which will cover all non-emergency calls. 999 continues for emergency calls. The new 111 number is intended to take over completely from NHS Direct in South Reading by mid-June. Other parts of Berkshire West are on the same timetable.

Light and Honey Treatment for Persistent Leg Ulcers

Persistent venous leg ulcers are a troubling and often painful complaint.

Free Courses in English Skills for Nepali Healthcare Users

Reading Community Learning Centre will be offering free courses on English language skills for healthcare users.

Community Diabetologist to be Appointed by RBH

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust has advertised for a community diabetologist. This is one of many steps that will reshape the NHS towards better care in the community over the coming years.

First full Health and Well-being Board meets 21st June 2013

Reading's Health and Well-being Board meets for the first time on the afternoon of 21st June 2013.

NHS takes on New Shape as South Reading Clinical Commissioning Group Takes Over

The NHS Has taken on its new shape as of 1st April 2013 as the Clinical Commissioning Groups take over most procurement of hospital and other secondary level health services.

Meeting on Wednesday, 24th April 2013

South Reading Patient Voice will meet on Wednesday 24th April at 6pm at the University Health Centre.on Northcourt Avenue.

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