British sporting champions Tom Daley and Becky Adlington are encouraging children to ‘just keep moving’ this summer, as they launch nationwide interactive family swim sessions and a brand new 10 Minute Shake Up campaign – all inspired by the new Disney·Pixar blockbuster, Finding Dory.

After the publication of Building the Right Support NHS England, the Local Government Association (LGA) and the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) supported the creation of 48 Transforming Care Partnerships (TCPs).

To protect bone and muscle health, everyone needs vitamin D equivalent to an average daily intake of 10 micrograms, Public Health England (PHE) advised the government today.

Invitation to attend Stakeholder Workshop

Tuesday 12 July 2016 5.30pm – 8.00pm

The Academy (Lower Ground Floor), 

The Great Western Hospital (light refreshments will be provided)

Summer is here and advice on how to cope with the heat has been released by NHS England.  Please click here for top tips on staying cool this summer.  

The Department of Health (DofH) has announced plans to reduce funding in 2016/17 for Community Pharmacies in England from £2.8 billion to £2.63 billion following the Governments Spending Review and the need for the NHS to deliver £22 billion in efficiency savings by 2020/21. 

Dying Matters Awareness Week takes place this week which aims to raise public awareness about the importance of talking more openly about dying, death and bereavement and of planning ahead and organisations supporting Swindon patients with end-of-life concerns, whether personally or as carers, are launching a charter that puts local people’s wishes to the forefront in the care that they will receive in their final weeks and months.

The NHS is working hard to ensure that as few patients as possible are affected by the industrial action on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 April, but some services will need to change and some are likely to be busier than usual.

This week marks an important milestone for mental healthcare in Swindon. Seriously mentally ill patients in Swindon have not been placed in out of area acute care beds for the past year, achieving a national target 18 months ahead of time.

Public Health England (PHE) has reported a continued increase in cases of scarlet fever across England with 1319 new cases between 21 to 27 March, the highest weekly total recorded in recent decades (data available from 1982 onwards).