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Alliance led by South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust awarded the contract for new Thames Valley 111 Integrated Urgent Care Service ‘The new front door to urgent care’

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Patients across the Thames Valley will be opening a new front door to urgent care services from September 2017. South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) has been awarded the contract for the new Thames Valley 111 telephone service by the 10 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across the Thames Valley. SCAS leads an alliance set ...
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NHS in Newbury and District urges outdoor workers to “Cover Up, Mate” to reduce risk of skin cancer

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Health experts are urging men in Newbury and District who spend a lot of time outdoors to protect themselves against the sun, to reduce the risk of skin cancer. Skin cancer rates are higher than average and rising, and the NHS “Cover Up, Mate” campaign is targeting male agricultural and construction workers, gardeners and sports-players – who often...
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Fight to prevent and manage diabetes gets funding boost

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Health partners in Berkshire West are pulling no punches in the fight to prevent diabetes and help those diagnosed with the condition live lives free of related complications for as long as possible. Already fully engaged in wave one of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme which was set up in 2016 to reduce the number of people developing Type 2 D...
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Patients Encouraged to Get Involved Supporting GP Practices

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The local NHS in Newbury and District is backing Patient Participation Group (PPG) Awareness Week 19 - 24 June, showing the importance of patients supporting GP practices to continuously improve services they provide. PPGs ensure the patient view is at the heart of local provision so that services are of high quality and continuously improve. PPG m...
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