Saturday, March 23, 2019

Health News

Swindon awarded funding to tackle mental health stigma

Swindon has been selected to tackle the stigma of mental health locally after applying to become a Time to...

Save our Place of Safety! A silent protest against local mental health cuts this...

On Friday 22nd March at 10.30am Keep Our NHS Public Swindon, along with affected service users and both prospective parliamentary candidates...

Savernake View Care Home helps Trust purchase Droplet Cups for an entire ward

Savernake View Care Home in Marlborough has donated £165 to the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust charity, Brighter...

Swindon kidney donor asks other to consider living donation this World Kidney Day

A woman who donated one of her kidneys to a stranger, is asking others to consider whether they could...

elderly, swindon , care

Eat well and stay hydrated, Swindon carers tell elderly people

Swindon carers are throwing their weight behind a national campaign and urging older people to take care of themselves...

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Check your risk of kidney disease, say experts on World Kidney Day

Doctors at Swindon’s private healthcare provider Shalbourne are urging people to check out their risk of developing kidney disease...

glaucoma

Don’t let the silent thief steal your eyesight

Glaucoma is the leading cause of sight-loss in the UK, affecting one in 50 people over 40. Sometimes called...

GWH offers guidance on how to use the new Red Bags in a free...

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is inviting people in Swindon to attend a free health talk about the...

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New Chief Executive appointed to continue integration of health and care across the region

Three NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have appointed a single Chief Executive to oversee the ongoing improvement and integration...

NHS prescription charges in England set to rise from April

NHS prescriptions in England are set to rise in April the government has announced. .

Coming into affect from April 1st,...

First City Nursing takes to the airwaves to improve Swindon’s health

Health Matters! That's the name of a new regular health programme on SWINDON 105.5, the town's award-winning Radio Station...

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Because accidents happen during half-term, know how to get medical help and advice

With children across Swindon looking forward to week of messing about, playing outside and generally enjoying being off school,...

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Swindon hospital to lead the way in supporting young patients with hidden disabilities

Great Western Hospital

From Monday 4 February, children visiting the Swindon hospital with a condition that has no visible symptoms,...

Admiral Nurse Service Launched at Swindon’s Great Western Hospital

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has introduced two new Admiral Nursing posts to provide specialist support to people...