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Pharmacy opening hours for Wiltshire – Easter 2015

A list of those Wiltshire pharmacies open over the Easter period is now available.

Farewell to Steve Rowlands as new Chair of Wiltshire CCG is elected

Following a two year term as Chair of Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (Wiltshire CCG), Dr Steve Rowlands will be stepping down on 30th June 2015 and handing the responsibility of Chairing the commissioning of Wiltshire’s health services to newly elected Dr Peter Jenkins.

Securing a permanent location for Wiltshire’s specialist hospital dementia care ward

After two years in a temporary location in Salisbury, Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group is looking to find a permanent home for 20 specialist hospital dementia care beds and is asking Wiltshire residents to share their views.

New campaign encourages people in the South West to act FAST if they experience stroke symptoms

Public Health England (PHE) is today (Monday 2 February 2015) launching the annual ‘Act FAST’ campaign, which highlights the common symptoms of stroke and mini strokes and encourages people to call 999 if they notice the symptoms in others or experience them themselves.

Events

Be Clear on Cancer oesophago-gastric cancer roadshow to visit Bristol next week

The Be Clear on Cancer roadshow has been visiting shopping centres across England since 28 January and will be in Bristol on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 February at the Broadwalk Shopping Centre in Knowle.

Health and Wellbeing Board event

The Chair and Vice Chair of the Wiltshire Health and Wellbeing Board invite you to attend a presentation

Dr Steve's Blog

Happy New Year to one and all

Happy New Year to one and all, and what an interesting one we have to look forward to; with a forthcoming election and the NHS already being used as a political football.

December – The news themes they aren’t a changing

As it is now December the ‘Mo’ has gone leaving a pleasantly bald top lip. I had some interesting comments regarding the appendage while it was with me, some of which achieved the intended purpose of highlighting men’s health. Perhaps the most damaging was from a member of staff who, in the last week of November, stopped me, stared at me and said: “I bet you can’t wait for December!”

Our Vision

“The right healthcare, for you, with you, near you”

The vision of NHS Wiltshire CCG is “To ensure the provision of a health service which is high quality, effective, clinically led and local”. The focus of delivering care to people in their own homes or as close to home as possible remains of paramount importance.