Services for children and young people in Swindon with special educational needs and/or disabilities will be inspected between Monday 19 and Friday 23 November. 

A proposal to transform maternity services across Bath and North East Somerset (BANES), Swindon and Wiltshire has been shared with the general public for their consideration today, Monday 12 November.

People in Swindon and Shrivenham are being urged to make sure they know the best ways to get the most appropriate healthcare quickly and without an appointment over the winter months.

The latest edition of News-Bites, the CCG's monthly newsletter, is available to read now. 

Healthcare inspectors have rated a Swindon GP surgery as good in all areas after staff at the practice went the extra mile to overturn a previous rating of requires improvement.

Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is aware that some patients have recently been experiencing challenges when ordering repeat prescriptions via the Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) service.

Smokers in Swindon are encouraged to make the most of the support available during Stoptober and take the first steps to a healthier life without cigarettes. 

Some patients trying to contact Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) may be waiting longer than usual due to an unprecedented number of calls being made to the service.  

The latest edition of News-Bites, the CCG's monthly newsletter, is available to read now. 

On the same day that NHS staff up and down the country have been told to protect themselves and their patients by getting the winter flu vaccine, people in Swindon are being encouraged to follow suit.