• Healthcare goes high-tech with iPads on the move

    March 19, 2015

    Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust has now equipped community nursing and midwifery staff in all seven localities across the county with the latest technology for mobile working, enabling them to visit more patients every week. After recognising the need for modern, mobile technology to support staff and improve patient care, the trust applied for part of […]

  • Recruitment days planned to boost care staff numbers

    February 22, 2015

    Caring and enthusiastic people who want to make a real difference are being invited to two job recruitment days being staged in Buckinghamshire by Hightown Praetorian & Churches Housing Association. Hightown, a charitable organisation providing a range of care and supported housing services, is recruiting for full-time, part-time and casual positions in its dedicated mental health […]

  • £87,000 boost for Age UK Buckinghamshire

    December 12, 2014

    Age UK Buckinghamshire has been awarded £87,000 from the Cabinet’s Office’s Carers Social Action Support Fund, a share of £700,000 funding for volunteers to support unpaid family carers across the county. The funding will be used to implement a new programme to support carers of people with dementia in Buckinghamshire and recognises the impact trained […]

  • You don’t have to be cold this winter

    November 12, 2014

    There are grants, benefits and sources of advice available to make your home more energy efficient, improve your heating or help with bills. Call the Buckinghamshire Affordable Warmth Helpline for more information on grants and how to stay warm in winter – 0800 107 0044. The Affordable Warmth helpline can provide free impartial advice on the following: […]

  • ‘You’ve supported us, now we’ll support you’ – band’s pledge to Macmillan

    July 31, 2014

    In September a three-piece Buckinghamshire band is releasing a charity single in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The song was written after the stepfather of one of the band died from pancreatic cancer in 2012. Damien Carruthers of High Wycombe’s Let There Be Light said: “Macmillan were amazing in his final months so I wanted to give […]