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28 April Daily General Practice Bulletin

Date: Apr 28 2020

You can download the Word version of this bulletin here. In today’s briefing: Kawasaki-like presentation and Covid-19 Renal dialysis patients advised to shield Safety-netting patients – guidance from Cancer Research UK Shielded patients and responsibility for dispensing doctor practices Increased patient information changes to GP Connect and Summary Care Record Medicines Management update Temporary suspension of…

27 April Daily General Practice Bulletin

Date: Apr 27 2020

You can download the Word version of this bulletin here. In today’s briefing: Expansion of patient testing for Covid-19 Help us to help you – new NHS Campaign Webinar: Patient Assessment the role of physiology and oximetry For East Berkshire only: Covid-19 and high risk settings Dermatology service for RBWM Covid-19 sit rep – FHFT CQC…

24 April Daily General Practice Bulletin

Date: Apr 24 2020

You can also download this bulletin here. In today’s briefing: Covid-19 Frimley Health and Care System Hospital Discharge Arrangements Update on shielding – Splenectomy patients now included National guidance on immunisations Clinical care for homeless people during Covid19: new pathway Support for vulnerable people who are alcohol dependent Routine advice and guidance services and urgent advice…

23 April 2020 Daily GP Bulletin

Date: Apr 23 2020

This bulletin can also be downloaded here. COVID-19 sit rep FHFT (22/4/20) Number of inpatients diagnosed with Covid-19 in last 24 hours – 14 The number of Covid-19 related absences of staff, either through sickness or self-isolation – 691 Number of confirmed Covid-19 patients on mechanical ventilation at 0800 – 16 Number of confirmed Covid-19 patients…

22 April Daily General Practice Bulletin

Date: Apr 22 2020

You can download the Word version of this bulletin here. COVID-19 sit rep FHFT (21/4/20) Number of inpatients diagnosed with Covid-19 in last 24 hours – 14 The number of Covid-19 related absences of staff, either through sickness or self-isolation – 761 Number of confirmed Covid-19 patients on mechanical ventilation at 0800 – 13 Number of…

East Berks COVID-19 Children, Young People’s & Adults Mental Health Service Provision

Date: Apr 21 2020

This information is to update GP practices on the current provision of Mental Health Services as of 6th April. Please be aware that due to the impact of COVID-19 some services will be delivered differently (via phone or video link where possible). This document is for internal use and not designed to be shared directly…

21 April Daily General Practice Bulletin

Date: Apr 21 2020

You can view the Word version here. COVID-19 sit rep FHFT (20/4/20) Number of inpatients diagnosed with Covid-19 in last 24 hours – 6 The number of Covid-19 related absences of staff, either through sickness or self-isolation – 624 Number of confirmed Covid-19 patients on mechanical ventilation at 0800 – 12 Number of confirmed Covid-19 patients…

20 April Daily General Practice Bulletin

Date: Apr 20 2020

You can download the Word file version of this update here. COVID-19 sit rep FHFT (19/4/20) Number of inpatients diagnosed with Covid-19 in last 24 hours – 14 The number of Covid-19 related absences of staff, either through sickness or self-isolation – 761 Number of confirmed Covid-19 patients on mechanical ventilation at 0800 – 13 Number…

17 April Daily General Practice Bulletin

Date: Apr 17 2020

COVID-19 sit rep FHFT (16/4/20) • Number of inpatients diagnosed with Covid-19 in last 24 hours – 5 • The number of Covid-19 related absences of staff, either through sickness or self-isolation – 801 • Number of confirmed Covid-19 patients on mechanical ventilation at 0800 – 18 • Number of confirmed Covid-19 patients receiving oxygen…

16 April Daily General Practice Bulletin

Date: Apr 16 2020

You can download the Word file version of this update here. Covid-19 sit rep FHFT (15/4/20) Number of inpatients diagnosed with Covid-19 in last 24 hours – 6 The number of Covid-19 related absences of staff, either through sickness or self-isolation – 801 Number of confirmed Covid-19 patients on mechanical ventilation at 0800 – 17 Number…

15 April Daily General Practice Bulletin

Date: Apr 15 2020

You can download the Word file version of this update here.   COVID-19 sit rep FHFT Number of inpatients diagnosed with Covid-19 in last 24 hours (Total 14/4/20) – 21 The number of Covid-19 related absences of staff, either through sickness or self-isolation (14/4/20) – 725 Number of confirmed Covid-19 patients on mechanical ventilation at 0800…

Ramadan 2020

Date: Apr 14 2020

Ramadan 2020 is expected to start around April 24th and fasts will last over 14 hours on some days, making it all the more important to be aware of patients, who may be non-compliant with medication and may also have the increased risk of UTI’s as a result of not drinking enough water in the…

6 April Daily General Practice Bulletin

Date: Apr 7 2020

COVID-19 sit rep FHFT Number of inpatients diagnosed with COVID 19 in last 24 hours (Total 5/4/20) – 14 The number of COVID-19 related absences of staff, either through sickness or self isolation (5/4/20) – 1,201 Number of confirmed COVID-19 patients on mechanical ventilation at 0800 (6/4/20)– 12 Number of confirmed COVID-19 patients receiving oxygen…

End of pilot Versus Arthritis programme

Date: Apr 3 2020

Following a review of community based Musculoskeletal (MSK) services across East Berkshire, The Arthritis management service provided by Versus Arthritis will come to an end in April 2020. The final date to refer patients to this service will be 17th April 2020 and any referrals after this date will need to go via the Berkshire…

Daily General Practice Bulletin

Date: Apr 2 2020

The daily General Practice bulletin highlights key messages which are important for general practice created in response to requests from you. The bulletins have been circulated across the system to senior partners and practice managers. At Place, it has been sent to clinical leads, operational managers and Heads of Primary Care. We are currently working…