Two Swindon surgeries, Abbey Meads Medical Practice and Eldene Surgery, have received improved ratings from the Care Quality Commission, with each practice now rated as good for the care given to patients.

More than 30,000 adults across Swindon are urged to look at the amount of sugar in their diet and think about the impact it could be having on their health, ahead of Diabetes Prevention Week.

Click here to find out which pharmacies are open over the Easter holiday.

Remember to get repeat prescriptions orders in to ensure you have the right medicines to see you through the Easter bank holiday weekend. 

Posted 21 March 2018

The Swindon CCG Referral Support Centre is experiencing a high volume of calls today and you may experience a substantial delay in your call being answered by the service. Unless your call is urgent please consider phoning tomorrow.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Press release issued: 8/3/2018

Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has commissioned XenZone, pioneer of online counselling services, to give children and young people access to professional mental health counsellors through its online Kooth service.

Issued 7 March 2018

Seven Swindon GP practices have today announced a Super Partnership to improve the quality of care to over 75,000 patients across the region. 

The Wyvern Health Partnership incorporating; Merchiston Surgery, Kingswood Surgery, Hawthorn Medical Centre, Lawn Medical Centre, Ridgeway View Family Practice, Old Town Surgery and Priory Road Medical Centre will work together to develop services, share best practices and collaborate on initiatives.

Two Swindon GP practices are merging at the end of March 2018.

Victoria Cross Surgery and Eldene Health Centre are proposing to become one GP practice on Saturday 31 March 2018.

Wiltshire Police Press Release: 2/3/2018

We’ve declared a major incident due to the adverse weather conditions in our county.

Following heavy snowfall overnight, our message to Wiltshire residents is clear – please stay at home today unless your journey is absolutely critical.

Many roads, including some major routes, have been left completely impassable following the severe weather conditions and despite the advice issued by police and partner agencies, many people have continued to attempt to travel.

 Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) service and the Referral Support Centre service.

Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group is experiencing staff shortages due to the adverse weather conditions, therefore you may experience a substantial delay in your calls being answered by the Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) service and the Referral Support Centre service.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.