Changes to the Shielded Patient List and Clinically Extremely Vulnerable shielding
Up to 1.7 million people have been added to the shielding list as shielding guidance is extended to the 31st of March 2021. Clinically extremely vulnerable people who were advised to shield previously will receive letters advising of the extension.
20 February 2021
CQC publishes report on Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust’s forensic inpatient and secure wards
Following a recent inspection, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a report today on the forensic inpatient and secure wards at Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust at its Fromeside site.
10 February 2021
Services and volunteers unite to support NHS rollout of life saving vaccine
NHS staff working across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon, and Wiltshire to deliver the lifesaving coronavirus vaccine have been given a helping hand on the frontline by local fire crews, volunteers, and military personnel.
2 February 2021
NHS asks public to play their part in time of COVID pressures
The NHS in Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon, and Wiltshire is working with its partners from across the region to support frontline health and care staff and are asking the public to do the same through various small actions.
21 January 2021
COVID concerns stop 1 in 3 women from attending cervical screening invitations
A survey conducted by the Eve Appeal charity has found that nearly 1 in 3 women who didn't attend their cervical screening test when invited in the last twelve months did so because of coronavirus concerns.
20 January 2021
"Don't call us, we will call you," plea health leaders as COVID vaccination rollout ramps up
Health leaders call for patience as all GP-led, community-based coronavirus vaccination sites in Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon, and Wiltshire open meaning everyone in the area aged 80 or over will be invited to for their Covid-19 vaccine.
20 January 2021