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Opening times for pharmacies in Berkshire over the August Bank Holiday

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People are reminded to make sure their medicine cabinets are stocked up and their repeat prescriptions ordered in time for the August Bank Holiday. Over the Bank Holiday most pharmacists and GP surgeries will be closed so people are advised to plan ahead and order repeat prescription at leave five...
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Have you had treatment from the NHS in Berkshire West for muscles, bones or joints?

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NHS commissioners are looking for people who have used local NHS musculoskeletal services, to share their first-hand experience as patient representatives in a project to design the best possible service for patients with these conditions. There are around 200 different long-term musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions that affect joints, bones, muscles, soft...
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Merger of the four Berkshire West CCGs

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The GP practices across all four CCGs voted last week to create a single CCG for Berkshire West with four localities. Running four separate CCGs has resulted in a lot of duplication and inefficiency. The CCGs now want to focus clinical and managerial leadership on developing new primary care organisations...
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Berkshire West CCGs pledge to improve diabetes education sign-up

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Diabetes UK has welcomed a commitment from local health chiefs to offer diabetes education courses to help people living with diabetes understand and manage their condition. The Berkshire West CCGs are among the first in the country to make this bold pledge: “That within the next five years, our ambition...
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