2021

Flu vaccine uptake figures

Date: Jan 28 2020 Tags:

Click here to view a spreadsheet which provides the following information on practice uptake rates in East Berkshire for key “at risk” groups under 65:- Lowest 10% of practices. Practices showing as nil return or 0% uptake. Top 10% of practices with the highest number of patients to vaccinate (those practices that are highlighted yellow…

PHE Measles outbreak in Berkshire

Date: Jan 28 2020 Tags:

Over the last month there have been 7 confirmed and 2 probable cases of measles. The cases have mostly been children too young to receive vaccine and with links to health care settings. If you see any patients who present with fever and a rash, please do consider a measles diagnosis which may be more…

Exploitation: It is closer than you think!

Date: Jan 28 2020 Tags:

Click here for course details.

PHE change of practice Hep B

Date: Jan 28 2020 Tags:

PHE have issued a letter for GPs to notify of a change of practice – HPTs in the SE are stopping sending chronic hepatitis B letters. It also includes a reminder for primary care for the follow up on cases and contacts and a patient information letter. GP letter chronic HBV letters stopping notification FINAL…

Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) programme

Date: Jan 28 2020 Tags:

Click here to view the January 2020 bulletin.

NHSE Reimbursement of Application Fees for Tier 2 Visa Sponsorship Licence for employing Non-EEA GPs and Trainees approaching CCT – Deadline 31 March 2020

Date: Jan 28 2020 Tags:

Please see attached flyer which relates to Tier 2 Visa Sponsorship Licences – this is the kind of licence that GP practices need in order to employ non-EEA doctors, that is doctors from outside the EU (which includes some current ST3/trainees approaching CCT this year) who require a Tier 2 visa in order to work…

CCG Planned Care team – Charity Bollywood Dinner and Dance

Date: Jan 28 2020 Tags:

As part of the CCG charity fundraising for the Alzheimer’s Society, the Planned Care team are hosting a Bollywood Dinner and Dance on Friday 20th March 2020 (attached poster). The details of the dinner are: Date: Friday 20th March 2020 Venue: Kashmiri Karahi, Bath Road, Salt-hill Park, SL1 3SR Time: 18:00-22:00pm Ticket Price: £30 includes…

Victims of Crime Charity

Date: Jan 28 2020 Tags:

Victims of Crime is a Charity for families of prisoners, people seeking Restorative Justice after a crime, plus, sadly increasingly, victims of work and sex trafficking. The Charity covers the whole of the Thames Valley police area, and support victims with emotional help with one to one support and also able to offer counselling. Clients…

Blue Mountain Prior Information Notice (PIN)

Date: Jan 28 2020 Tags:

PIN for Primary Medical (General Practice) Services in East Berkshire Closing date 7th February 2020 The PIN can be viewed using the link – https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/ba56c860-e223-4a9a-b200-670910a702ff. Any interest can be registered with Mark Stanbrook via email;  mstanbrook@nhs.net