Berkshire West CCG is Up and Running

Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has now taken over from the 4 federated CCGs covering the three local authorities West Berks, Reading and Wokingham. It has its own website with details of the four localities.

Members' Night at SRPV on Wednesday, 25th April 2018

South Reading Patient Voice will be meeting at 6pm on 25th April 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.

Voluntary Sector To Be Represented on Reading Health and Well-being Board

The agenda for the Health and Well-being Board meeting of 16th March 2018 shows a motion to include a representative of Reading Voluntary Action as a non-voting member of the Reading Health and Well-being Board.

Diabetes Prevention Week 16 - 22 April 2018


NHS England has declared 16 - 22 April 2018 as Diabetes Prevention Week.

Life Expectancy is Falling for the First Time in Decades

According to an article in the Financial Times of 1st March 2018 UK life expectancy, which has been rising steadily since the 1860s, has fallen back in 2015 and 2017. Compared with 2014 life expectancies for males at age 65 are 10 months shorter and life expectancies for females at age 65 are 12 months shorter.

South Reading CCG Governing Body Meets on Wednesday, 7th March

The Governing Body of South Reading CCG meets in public for the last time before the merger of the 4 Berkshire West CCGs on Wednesday, 7th March 2018 at 9.30am at the Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road, Reading, RG1 5EX. To attend, please register at this link. Questions should be submitted in advance by email to ppiteam.berkshirewest@nhs.net . The telephone alternative to emails is 0118 982 2706.

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