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NHS England rates Berkshire West CCGs as outstanding

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Today, Friday 21 July, NHS England announced its annual ratings for Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) for 2016/17. All four CCGs in Berkshire West have been rated ‘outstanding’ in the national Improvement and Assessment Framework, out of only 21 CCGs to achieve this. The overall rating is based on indicators looking...
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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...
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Wokingham NHS urges outdoor workers to “Cover Up, Mate” to reduce risk of skin cancer

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Health experts are urging men in Wokingham 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,...
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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...
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