Today sees the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan, which sets out the health service’s vision for the next 10 years, as well as its ambition to save almost half a million lives through practical action and investment in cutting edge treatments.

On Tuesday 1 January, the Great Western Hospital became a completely smokefree site, meaning smoking is no longer permitted anywhere on the hospital grounds. 

Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group has been selected as one of just a few sites nationwide to implement proposals for new mental health support teams in schools, as set out in the recent Children and Young People Mental Health Green Paper.

It's not just Santa Claus who will be hard at work this festive season, plenty of pharmacists across Swindon will be on hand to offer help and support across Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. 

From 1 June 2019, the non-emergency patient transport service in Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire will be provided by E-zec Medical Transport Services.

New mothers, mums-to-be, expectant dads and anybody else interested in local healthcare are being given the opportunity to find out more about a proposal to enhance maternity services in Swindon, Wiltshire and Bath and North East Somerset.

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

Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group is asking local people to share their thoughts and feelings on the temporary closure of the Place of Safety Suites in Swindon and Salisbury. 

As the colder weather approaches, the NHS in Swindon is urging local people to know their local healthcare options so they can seek help quickly if they become unwell.

It will be much easier for people living in Swindon to book an appointment to see a GP, nurse or other health professional during the evenings and weekends this winter thanks to a new initiative to help health and care providers across the region cope with increased demand for services.