Consultation on Same Day Healthcare and Walk-in Service

The long-awaited consultation on same day healthcare has been started by Berkshire West CCG. This includes the question of whether the suspended Walk-In service at the Broad Street mall GP practice should be restarted. It was suspended because the CCG failed to reach agreement with the provider Assura - a partnership between local practices and Virgin Healthcare.

Please complete the survey here .

The survey runs untli Monday 4th October.

Mental Health Crisis Cafe Open in Reading

Berkshire West CCG has engaged charity Together to operate a mental health crisis cafe, the Berkshire West "Breathing Space" in Reading.
The service is open on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, 5pm to 11pm at Ajilon House, 28 Friar Street, Reading RG1 1DT (next to Treatz).

To access support - call Together on freephone 0800 0029091 or email .

See the attached leaflets for more on this service and other crisis support.

BOB CCGs Meet on Thursday 9th September at 1.30pm

Berkshire West and the other BOB CCGs meet in Common on Thursday 9th September at 1.30pm

The meeting will be held online using Microsft Teams. To attend please click here .

South Reading Patient Voice will meet at 6pm on Wednesday, 15th September 2021

South Reading Patient Voice will be meeting on Wednesday 15th September at 6pm.

We will have Dr Andy Ciecierski on behalf of Berkshire West CCG to introduce and lead a discussion on "Same day primary care" - relating to the Walk-in primary care service.

Primary Care Commissioning Committee for BOB meets at 10am on Thursday 16th September 2021

The Primary Care Commissiong Committees of the the 3 CCGs making up the BOB Integrated Care System area meet in common at 10am on Thursday 16th September.

Then meeting will take place online using Microsoft Teams.

Please use this link to join the meeting .

Older People's Day in Reading 1st October 2021

Reading will mark Older People's Day on Friday 1st October.

Stalls and activities will be in Broad Street Mall from 10am to 3pm.

Readings Health and Wellbeing Board meets on Friday 8th October at 2pm

Reading's Health and Wellbeing Board will meet on Friday 8th October at 2pm. Questions should be sent to 2 weeks before.

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