Patients of Eldene Surgery will have the chance to say hello to their GP practice’s new provider organisation at a drop-in event next month.

Local people who were unable to attend the CCG's recent meetings on the Integral Medical Holdings (IMH) Group's involvement with primary care in Swindon are now able to catch up on what they missed. 

Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group is able to announce the first of the new providers that will offer long-term support to the GP practices previously involved with the Integral Medical Holdings (IMH) Group.

Older patients attending the Emergency Department or Linnet Acute Medical Unit at the Great Western Hospital have said the quality of their care has improved following the introduction of a more specialist approach to caring. 

Many pharmacies in Swindon will be closed on Monday 26 August for the late summer bank holiday.

Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group will hold two public meetings next month to give local people the chance to learn more about how five GP practices became involved with the Integral Medical Holdings (IMH) Group.

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

Health and care leaders in Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire will be listening to views put forward by local residents as they draw up plans for the future.

Three groups responsible for the planning, buying and monitoring of health services in Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire could become one single organisation as soon as April 2020.

Swindon CCG has provided local people with an update on the work currently taking place to support GP practices in the area affected by the withdrawal of the Integral Medical Holdings (IMH) Group.