Meeting of SRPV - Wednesday, 29th November 2017 - AGM and Age UK Reading

South Reading Patient Voice will meet at 6pm on Wednesday, 29th November 2017 for an AGM and to hear a short talk from AGE UK Reading.

Help Shape the Future of Cancer Services - Wednesday 22 November 2017

Royal Berkshire Hospital Cancer Team, Thames Valley Cancer Alliance and Macmillan invite you to help shape the future of cancer services in a free event at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre, Madejski Stadium, Reading RG2 0FL from 10am to 4.30pm on Wednesday, 22nd November 2017. Tea/coffee and lunch provided. Talks and workshops laid on.

Meeting of SRPV - Wednesday, 25th October 2017 - Experiences of Arthritis Sufferers

South Reading Patient Voice will be meeting at 6pm on Wednesday, 25th October at the Reading Community Learning Centre, 94, London Street, RG1 4SJ. Our speakers will be Kim Seabrook and two others from Arthritis Matters, a local charity. We will also hear news from Healthwatch and from Patient Participation Groups as well as about the local health economy.

Proposed closure of Whitley Wood Branch Surgery

The Westwood Road Practice has announced that the branch surgery at Whitley Wood Road will be closed at the end of January 2018. The nearest alternative, South Reading Surgery, was judged INADEQUATE by the Care Quality Commission in May 2017. The provider was then changed at Shinfield and South Reading, so that the INADEQUATE rating no longer applies, but the person responsible is still Dr Neena Grover as before the change of provider. The attached document gives information about alternative GP surgeries.

Reading Older People's Day - Monday 9th October 2017

Reading is marking International Older Peoples' Day with an exhibition and events at Rivermead Leisure Centre on Monday, 9th October from 1pm to 4pm. And South Reading Patient Voice will be there too. Please see the attached flyer for transport details.

Sport in Mind Charity Walk - Saturday 7th October 2017

The independent Berkshire charity Sport In Mind, which "Promotes Mental Well-Being Through Sport", is holding a charity walk on 7th October 2017.
Start at Reading's Civic Offices on Bridge Street at 10.30am and walk 5.5km to the Cunning Man pub. Have lunch there and walk
back or take the 2 or 2a bus back into Reading. Please register via and make your charitable donation at

Reading Health and Wellbeing Board meets at 2pm on 6th October 2017

The Reading Health and Wellbeing Board meets in the Civic Offices on Bridge Street at 2pm on Friday, 6th October 2017.

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