Planning Permission Granted to Build New Hospice

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The following is being released on behalf of Thames Hospice who is delighted to announce planning permission has been agreed, in principle, to build a new, state-of-the-art hospice for the community by Bray Lake, in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. The announcement follows several months of planning and consultation before the planning ...
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NHS launches video to keep kids safe this summer

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Commissioners in East Berkshire have launched an online video to keep kids safe in the summer holidays. Called ‘Keep your kids live and kicking this summer’, the video highlights the risks of leaving babies and infants unsupervised near water or open windows, particularly when parents and carers get distracted. Up to 60 children drown every year in...
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New contract for Slough Walk-in Centre

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East Berkshire Primary Care Out of Hours has been awarded a contract to run the Slough Walk in Centre and Chapel GP Practice at Upton Hospital. Fiona Slevin-Brown, Director of Strategy and Operations for the three east Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups, said: “We are delighted to announce the awarding of this contract to East Berkshire Primar...
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Children see big improvements in local mental health services

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Children and young people in East Berkshire have seen big improvements in mental health services, thanks to local NHS commissioners. Plans to transform child and adolescent mental health services began in December 2015, and, as a result, our children and young people now have more support than ever before. Among other new services, Kooth, offers on...
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