How much do you know about the BSW Together Integrated Care System?

As a key member of our BSW Together workforce, we want you to be involved and we’re really keen to hear from you! In particular, we’d like to make sure this newsletter- #BSWTogether – is useful for you and contains the information you need to get a better understanding of how our Integrated Care System…

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Royal call up for ICB People Manager

BSW ICB Strategic People Manager Dee Runciman will be busy this weekend participating in the coronations of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla in Westminster. Dee’s full time job is working as part of the BSW People Team, but on Saturday she will take part in two processions accompanying Their Majesties to and…

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Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire Integrated Care System appoints Elective Transformation Director

Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire Together Integrated Care System (BSW ICS) has appointed Paul Doyle as Elective Transformation Director. Paul took up his new position on Monday 3 April. He will drive forwards BSW ICS’s work to improve elective care and will develop an elective care strategy, lead on demand and capacity…

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Welcome to the latest edition of #BSWTogether, a newsletter for everyone working in partner organisations in the BSW Integrated Care System (BSW Together)

It’s been a busy month across the across the Bath & North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire Together Integrated Care System (BSW ICS), so why not take five minutes to read more about what’s been going on? We start this issue looking at a great development for BSW ICS with the publication of our Integrated Care…

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BSW Integrated Care Strategy published

BSW  Integrated Care System’s Integrated Care Strategy has been published and is available to download from the BSW Together website.  The BSW Integrated Care Strategy is an important document which sets out what improvements BSW Together Integrated Care System partners will deliver for local people including tackling health inequalities and delivering better, more personalised services….

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Drop-in Q&A session – new mandatory training on learning disability and autism

The Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training on Learning Disability and Autism is named after Oliver McGowan, whose death highlighted the need for health and social care staff to have better skills, knowledge and understanding of the needs for autistic people and those with a learning disability.   In July 2022, the Health and Care Act introduced…

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Electric Vehicles, the NHS and salary sacrifice schemes – find out more

BSW ICS’s recently published Green Plan sets out some ambitious targets for how health and care partners across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire will work towards delivering a net zero health and care service across our local area by 2040. One of the targets set out in the strategy is for 90…

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Virtual Wards Clinical Summit – 20 April

As more virtual wards are set up across England, the Virtual Wards Clinical Summit offers clinicians involved in delivering virtual wards an opportunity to share and accelerate learning and best practice. The next clinical summit will be held online from 12pm – 3.30pm on Thursday 20 April and will focus on the following: This event…

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Asda extends Blue Light Card discount for NHS and emergency services workers

Asda has announced that it will be further extending its Blue Light Card discount for NHS and emergency service workers until the end of April. The supermarket chain said it wanted “to acknowledge the amazing work that the workforce does” by prolonging the discount offered. Asda currently offers 10 per cent off for NHS and…

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Welcome to #BSWTogether

Welcome to the latest edition of #BSWTogether, a newsletter for everyone working in partner organisations in the BSW Integrated Care System (BSW Together). As always, there’s plenty of exciting news and developments taking place across the BSW Together Integrated Care System, so why not take five minutes to read more about them and how they…

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