There are many ways that you can access local health services. It’s important that you choose the right one to ensure you get the right care, in the right place, first time. This section provides information about how to access the different types of NHS advice, support and treatment available to you. This area also identifies some of our key service providers.
NHS 111 is the number to call if someone needs medical help fast, but they are not in a life-threatening situation. The service went live in July 2013, after undergoing a series of tests and assurance processes.
From 1 April 2016 South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) will be providing the Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS) for all patients registered with a GP in a Berkshire, Buckinghamshire or Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) area, under a single Thames Valley contract.
The Citizens' Guide to Slough deals with topics of general interest to newcomers and is designed to make the process of settling in the borough just that little bit smoother.