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Residents invited to CCG AGM

Published by Gary Hammersley

The AGM will take place on Wednesday 5 July 2017, 9am, Council Chamber, Wyre Forest District Council, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, DY11 7FB. The meeting will be followed by the Governing Body Meeting.

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Register with a holiday GP

Published by Gary Hammersley

Health bosses are encouraging students returning home from university to register with a GP for the holidays. During term time it’s recommended that students register at a GP practice close to their university address.

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Stay well in hot weather

Published by Gary Hammersley

Many look forward to getting out and enjoying the hot weather but it’s important to remember that it can also be dangerous and knowing how to keep cool during long periods can help save lives.

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Diabetes prevention programme available in Wyre Forest

Published by Gary Hammersley

People in Wyre Forest who are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes are now able to access help and support to reduce the likelihood of them developing the condition.

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Are you surviving or thriving?

Published by Gary Hammersley

NHS Wyre Forest CCG is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May), which aims to advise people about what they can do to look after their mental health and how to cope with the demands of everyday life.

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Dying Matters Awareness Week

Published by Gary Hammersley

NHS Wyre Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is supporting Dying Matters Awareness Week, a national campaign organised by Dying Matters, which takes place from the 8 - 14 May.

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Stay well this Easter

Published by Gary Hammersley

There is always extra pressure on Emergency services over extended bank holiday weekends with many people choosing to visit A&E, when there are a number of other health services available.

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Be prepared - order repeat prescriptions early

Published by Gary Hammersley

As Easter approaches NHS Wyre Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding patients to be prepared and stock-up on any medication that they need over the extended bank holiday weekend.

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Have your say on local proposals

Published by Gary Hammersley

Residents in Worcestershire are being invited to have their say on proposals to reduce the availability of certain items on prescription and restrict access to assisted conception treatment.

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Governing Body meeting

Published by Gary Hammersley

The meeting will take place on Wednesday 5 April 2017, commencing at 9am, Council Chamber, Wyre Forest District Council, WF House, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, DY11 7WF.

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More than 1000 have had their say

Published by Gary Hammersley

More than 1,000 people have attended drop-in sessions and meetings to discuss the future of acute hospital services in Worcestershire. The consultation is running until March 30.

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Take care with stomach bugs

Published by Gary Hammersley

Norovirus is particularly widespread at this time of year, and diarrhoea and vomiting are among its symptoms. It’s also very easily spread through contaminated surfaces and close contact with other people.

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Child winter illnesses 

Published by Gary Hammersley

With the half-term holiday well under-way, parents and carers in Wyre Forest are being reminded to make sure they know
how to deal with common childhood winter illnesses.

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Improving access to general practice

Published by Gary Hammersley

GP surgeries have received one off funding from NHS England, to provide extended access to services and will be offering over 600 additional appointments per week that are bookable on the day they’re needed.

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CCG grants for local organisations

Published by Gary Hammersley

In September last year the three Worcestershire CCGs launched their first grant process to help VCS organisations develop and improve services on offer to local residents.

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Consultation on the future of Worcestershire’s hospitals reaches its halfway stage

Published by Gary Hammersley

The public consultation on the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire reaches its half way stage this week.

In the first five weeks of consultation nearly 800 people have attended meetings and drop in sessions to hear more about the plans to reorganise hospital services in the county.

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Be antibiotic aware this winter

Published by Gary Hammersley

People in Wyre Forest are being encouraged by local GPs to be antibiotic aware this winter and understand that they are unlikely to be the remedy for their coughs, colds and sore throats.

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Come and have your say on the future of local hospital services

Published by Gary Hammersley

More than 600 people have already completed the online questionnaire about the Future of Acute Hospital Service in Worcestershire, make sure you do too!

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Stock up to stay well this winter

Published by Gary Hammersley

People living with chronic conditions such as diabetes, respiratory disease, heart disease, kidney or liver disease and neurological disease, are particularly vulnerable when the temperatures drop.

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Come and have your say on the future of Worcestershire’s hospitals

Published by Gary Hammersley

The public are being invited to attend drop-in sessions across Worcestershire to have their say about plans for the county’s three main hospitals.

Groups, residents and people from surrounding areas are being asked to give their views about proposed changes to births, services for children, emergency surgery and emergency and urgent care services in Worcestershire.

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Carers urged to look after their health

Published by Gary Hammersley

GPs at NHS Wyre Forest CCG are sending a message to carers that it’s only by looking after their own health that they can continue their vital role caring for partners, relatives and friends who are ill, frail or disabled.

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Know your health service options

Published by Gary Hammersley

With the NHS experiencing high levels of demand for services and a spell of cold weather forecast over the next few days, health bosses across Worcestershire are encouraging people to know their health services options.

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