Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group is working with colleagues at Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and South Western Ambulance Service to help older people across the town move between care homes and hospital – and vice versa – with minimal delay and without added stress or anxiety.

Dr Sarah Bruen has been appointed as the interim Clinical Chair of Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group.

Dr Peter Mack has resigned from the position of Clinical Chair at Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group with immediate effect.

An improvement programme to ensure Swindon successfully implements disability and special educational needs reforms will be accelerated following a recent inspection.

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.