Health and care leaders from Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire have appointed a new Independent Chair.

In September 2019, Swindon CCG and Wiltshire CCG Governing Bodies approved a permanent change to the location of the Health Based Places of Safety in Swindon and Salisbury, which were temporarily closed following poor Care Quality Commission feedback.

Some parents in Swindon may have received a letter in the post this week reminding them to take their three year old to have a free flu vaccine. 

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

People living in Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire are being asked to help stop the spread of norovirus this winter by following some simple steps. 

Long-term provider arrangements have been identified for five GP practices in Swindon, with the last of the practices expected to have joined with a new provider organisation by the end of November.  

The clinical commissioning groups of Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire are searching for dynamic and passionate people to join its new Governing Body, which will be in place following the organisations' merger on 1 April 2020. 

The Walk-in Centre, located on the ground floor of the Swindon NHS Health Centre, remains open as usual. 

Thank you to everyone who took part in our consultation on local maternity services, and shared their views.

As the colder weather begins, people across Swindon are being urged to know the different NHS services available this winter.