Inspiring Action! BSW Health and Care Professional Leadership in-person event

Date and venue: Friday 6 October 2023 Trowbridge Civic Centre, St Stephen’s Place, Trowbridge BA14 8AH This event is open to health and care professional leaders across BSW, from all health, social care and third sector providers and professions.  Join us to: To attend this event, you will need to register via Eventbrite which can…

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Money saving deals and discounts for you

We hate to say it, but Christmas is on the horizon, and the cost of living crisis continues to have a big impact on many people, so we’ve rounded up some of the latest deals for NHS and social care staff to help you save money over the coming weeks.

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Using technology to free up time in primary care

We recently asked you to share your stories of how your teams have been working together with others across BSW since we came together as an ICB in July 2022. We’ve received some great examples and this month, we hear from BSW ICB Digital Project Manager Karolina Fulluck about a new project to automate some…

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BSW ICB appoints Armed Forces Single Point of Contact

BSW ICB has appointed Richard Marshall to the new role of Armed Forces Single Point of Contact to provide support to members of the Armed Forces and their families in BSW. The new post provides a single point of contact and care coordination support to the many armed forces families in our area as well…

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Falls prevention week September 2023 – share your plans

Preventing falls for people who live in BSW is important to lots of different teams working across the BSW Together partnership and it’s an issue we’re keen to highlight during falls prevention week which this year takes place from 18 to 22 September. Each and every one of us has a role to play in…

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Inspiring Action! BSW Health and Care Professional Leadership in-person event

Date and venue: Friday 6 October 2023 Trowbridge Civic Centre, St Stephen’s Place, Trowbridge BA14 8AH This event is open to all health and care professional leaders across BSW; from all health, social care and third sector providers and all professions.  Join us to: To attend this event, you will need to register via Eventbrite…

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Wanted: people with a lived experience of Autism to co-deliver Learning Disability and Autism training

The BSW Academy team are looking to recruit people with lived experience of Learning Disability and Autism to help deliver new Oliver McGown training. The mandatory training is named after Oliver McGowan, whose tragic death in 2016, highlighted the need for  better training, skills and knowledge for staff in caring for people with learning disabilities…

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Money saving offers for health and care staff

With the cost of living crisis still causing problems, it’s heartening to know there are lots of discounts available for health and care staff working across BSW, if you know where to look. Here’s a round of some of the latest offers.

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Working together across BSW – your stories

In last month’s issue of #BSWTogether we asked you to share your stories of how your teams have been working together with others across BSW since we came together as an ICB last July. We’ve received some great examples we’ll be sharing with you in the next few issues of this newsletter. To get the…

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Toolkit and resources developed for BSW colleagues to help with End of Life care

Clinicians working together across BSW have developed a new toolkit to help health and social care staff working in all settings to identify patients that would benefit from palliative End of Life (EOL) care. At present, we know that between 70 and 90 per cent of all deaths can be anticipated, and these patients will…

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