Inspectors from Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have carried out a joint inspection to assess the effectiveness of special educational needs and/or disability (SEND) services across South Gloucestershire.
The Harptree and Cheddar wards at Weston General Hospital will not be taking new admissions at the present time due to an outbreak of Norovirus in the area.
Spending several hours to be seen at Yate’s Minor Injuries Unit could become a thing of the past this summer.
South Gloucestershire and North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Groups are seeking people’s views on gluten-free food prescribing.
Hundreds of people at risk of Type 2 diabetes in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire will be offered tailored support to avoid the potentially life-threatening condition.
Contracts for patient transport services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire have been awarded to E-Zec Medical Transport, and V Cars Streamline Black and White Taxis.
New and expectant mothers will now have access to specialist mental health support, thanks to new funding.
The South Gloucestershire Community Connectors at Frome Valley Medical Centre in Frampton Cotterell has officially launched.
A pioneering new service launched in South Gloucestershire is helping people with dementia to get the care they need.
A new partnership of healthcare providers has been selected as the preferred bidder to deliver community health services for children and young people in South Gloucestershire, Bristol and North Somerset.
The CCG has been recognised for the quality of its management in a set of national awards.
During Dementia Awareness Week the local NHS and South Gloucestershire Council are announcing the start of consultation on two pieces of work to improve the lives of people in South Gloucestershire living with the disease.
New services to treat minor injuries at GP surgeries have proved popular in their first month.
GP practices in South Gloucestershire are introducing a new approach to help people access the right psychological therapies for their needs.
Plans to improve South Gloucestershire’s rehabilitation, reablement and recovery services (the ‘3Rs’ programme) are on track to be finalised by March 2016, the CCG’s Governing Body heard today (25 November)
Connecting Care won the category for ‘best use of IT to support integrated healthcare services’ at the national E-Health Insider 2015 awards. The scheme was also named as the award’s overall winner for 2015.
People living with frailty in Yate and Kingswood South are to benefit from a new community service to help maintain their independence and reduce their need for emergency hospital admissions from the end of October.
South Gloucestershire residents are being helped to return home sooner following an inpatient stay at Southmead Hospital, thanks to an innovative service launched this week by the local NHS and social services.
Local NHS patients will continue to have access to a wide choice of high-quality services for planned surgery such as hip operations, thanks to arrangements agreed by the region’s clinical commissioning groups (CCGs).
South Gloucestershire CCG will continue to commission homeopathic therapy services through University Hospitals Bristol until October 2015 when the trust has confirmed it will cease to provide this service.