Campaign to raise awareness as thousands face silent killer across east Berkshire

Campaign to raise awareness as thousands face silent killer across east Berkshire
Commissioners in east Berkshire are raising awareness of hypertension as part of their campaign to prevent, detect and treat heart conditions. This coincides with World Hypertension Day today (19/5) which aims to promote public awareness of hypertension and to encourage people nationwide to prevent and control this silent killer, the modern epidemi......
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New community service commissioned to help people with life-limiting illnesses

New community service commissioned to help people with life-limiting illnesses
A service commissioned to help people with life-limiting illnesses manage their condition at home has been launched in East Berkshire to coincide with Dying Matters Weeks*. Commissioned by the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in the east of Berkshire, the new ‘Rapid Response Service’ was launched on Monday (8/5) by Thames Hospice who is respons......
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Time is brain – dial 999 if you think you're having a stroke

Time is brain – dial 999 if you think you're having a stroke
If you’re having a stroke, you need urgent medical attention. So recognising the signs and dialling 999 for an ambulance is vital, say the East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups. In emergencies such as this every second counts. The right treatment will stop your condition getting worse and improve your chances of recovery.Since January stroke......
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May Bank Holiday Pharmacy Opening Times

May Bank Holiday Pharmacy Opening Times
Some local NHS services across Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead, Bracknell and Ascot will have different opening times over the May bank holiday. East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are advising people to check the opening times for pharmacies, GP surgeries and dental practices before visiting. Those on regular medication are being re......
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