As the three Clinical Commissioning Groups of Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire begin to work closer together, this week has seen a number of appointments made to the new, single Executive Senior Team that will link the three organisations.

The April 2019 edition of Stop Press - the newsletter of the Bath, Swindon and Wiltshire Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) - is now available to read. 

Many pharmacies in Swindon will be closed on Monday 6 May for the early spring bank holiday. 

Older patients in Swindon are spending less time at the Great Western Hospital thanks to a simple yet effective initiative that sees care home residents arrive in hospital with their belongings in a distinct red bag. 

Dominic Hardisty has been announced as the new Chief Executive of Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness and Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group is marking the occasion by encouraging people to learn the signs, symptoms and possible early warning signs of the disease. 

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

People living in Swindon, Wiltshire and Bath and North East Somerset are being urged to get ready for the approaching Easter holidays in order to help demand on health services across the region. 

Many pharmacies across Swindon will be closed or open with reduced hours this Easter. 

People in Swindon most at risk of developing diabetes are being encouraged not to overlook an invitation to a free prevention course that could help put the brakes on the condition before it even begins.