Headsets for GPIT – invitation to purchase

Date: Mar 31 2020 Tags:

Following on from an email sent to all Practice/Business Managers (sent 24 March from the CCG IT steering group). Can we please request any headsets which you have purchased that are not compatible with your equipment can you please return them.     

Clinical Concerns Update

Date: Mar 25 2020 Tags:

Due to increased pressure on all providers including yourselves during the COVID-19 pandemic we are seeking to scale down the clinical concerns system temporarily in order to reduce demands on the clinical specialities in giving response.   We are not entirely suspending the system but please ask you during this difficult period to limit your…

RBFT Sexual Health Services

Date: Mar 25 2020 Tags:

The Sexual Health Service (Florey Clinic) at the Royal Berkshire Hospital has changed the way in which patients access the service. We have moved to Telephone Triage.  Please ask patients to refer to the websites which will be updated regularly. PLEASE DO NOT TELL PATIENTS TO ATTEND WITHOUT CALLING FIRST. We will endeavour to honour…

Victims First (Covid-19 update)

Date: Mar 25 2020 Tags:

The service provided by Victims First is continuing – although capacity may be more limited during this time.  We are continuing to accept referrals and make contact with victims before assessing their support needs and referring them on to appropriate services.  However, it is probably safe to assume that many support services, also, will be…

Talking Therapies Service Update

Date: Mar 25 2020 Tags:

Talking Therapies Service Update As a result of government guidance around social distancing we have currently stopped providing the below face to face and group services: Stress Less Face to Face 1:1 support Wellness Group Slough Drop in Clinic HealthMakers We are still able to provide support to those aged 17+ struggling with low mood,…

Domestic Abuse information for Slough

Date: Mar 25 2020 Tags:

From Thursday 19th March 2020 the Hestia Slough Team will be working remotely and will still be fully operational supporting those affected by domestic abuse. Telephone Referrals: The following numbers have been diverted to: Main Line – Hestia DA Service – 01753 477352 is diverted to Hana Kadiyeh – IDVA (mobile number 07772 592 750)…

Domestic Abuse information for Bracknell and RBWM

Date: Mar 25 2020 Tags:

Sent on behalf of the Domestic Abuse Coordinator for Bracknell and RBWM Dear all, I know that at the moment things are really unsettled, worrying and distressing for many, both practically and emotionally. With regards to the victims of domestic abuse that we support and encourage to seek help, work and school may be their…

Update for Knee Pain Management in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Date: Mar 23 2020 Tags:

Dear Colleagues Following a review of community based Musculoskeletal (MSK) services across East Berkshire, which included an evaluation of all services currently commissioned by East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (EBCCG), it was agreed to serve notice to the following independent services: WOrth – Knee service Active solutions (ceasing in March 2020) The knee services provided…

COVID-19 NHS Leaders Update

Date: Mar 19 2020 Tags:

Please find the NHS Leaders Update on COVID-19 here.

COVID 19 Information Governance Advice

Date: Mar 18 2020 Tags:

COVID 19 information governance advice can be found  here