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Worcester News Article – 10th January

As we start 2022 health and social care services are again facing challenges due to the impact of Covid-19 and winter pressures. There has been a huge effort nationally and locally to deliver booster vaccinations, with GP practices, vaccination centres, pharmacies, walk-in centres and pop-up sessions over the festive period, including 24-hour vaccination sessions being…

Worcester News Article – 13th December

Over the last two weeks we have been carrying out visits to the Accident and Emergency departments at the Worcestershire Royal and Alexandra Hospitals, to talk to patients. We want to understand about any information or advice they have had that has influenced their decision to attend A&E, such as NHS 111 telephone and online…

Worcester News Article – 29th November

Our Public Board Meeting on 18th November was well attended by members of the public and local community groups. Mari Gay from NHS Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group gave a presentation and answered questions about the current stroke pathway in Worcestershire and plans for service improvement. Concerns were raised during the public participation about the implementation…

Worcester News Article – 15th November

On Thursday 18th November Mari Gay from NHS Herefordshire and Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group will be attending our Public Board Meeting to talk about Stroke Services in Worcestershire. We will also be discussing the system wide response to our recent Hospital Discharge Report. The meeting will be held online via Zoom, so please join us…

Worcester News Article – 1st November

On 18th October we attended Worcestershire’s Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee. The function of Overview and Scrutiny is to ensure that people in Worcestershire receive the best possible services from the County Council and its partners, including the NHS, by monitoring the services and making recommendations on how they are provided. One of the items…