CEO appointed to lead partnership of health and care organisations

Sue Harriman, CEO of Solent NHS Community and Mental Health Trust in Hampshire, has been appointed designate Chief Executive of the NHS Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire (BSW) Integrated Care Board which is due to be established in April 2022. The BSW Integrated Care Board will be the new statutory NHS organisation…

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Health and care organisations call on local people to help shape a healthier future

Health and care organisations from across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire are working together to shape a healthier future for the region, and local people have been asked to get involved.  For some time, health and care leaders have been working collaboratively on plans for how local services, such as hospitals, care…

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GPs issue open letter on current pressure and how people can support their local NHS

Leading GPs from across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire have issued an open letter to local people detailing the pressure currently affecting primary care services. The letter, which has been signed by the CCG’s three locality clinical leads, Dr Bryn Bird, Dr Amanda Webb and Dr Edd Rendell, offers an insight into…

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Health officials urge people to wait for booster vaccination invite

Health officials are asking people across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire who are currently eligible for a Covid-19 booster vaccination to wait to be contacted by the NHS. It was announced by the government earlier this month that people most at risk of falling seriously ill from coronavirus, including all those aged…

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