• Cabinet member for health wellbeing Lin Hazell having her flu jab

    Flu jabs appeal

    October 12, 2019

    As the winter months start to draw in, health and social care services across Buckinghamshire are appealing to people to ensure that they vaccinate themselves, their children or relatives as soon as possible. They say getting vaccinated is a good way to guard against getting poorly from the flu or developing more serious complications and that this […]

  • Girl with cartoon doctor

    GP merger plan

    September 25, 2019

    Three GP practices proposing to merge next year are inviting people to attend drop-in sessions to find out more about the plans and ask questions. Whitchurch, Wing (Drs Peel & Davies), and Norden House surgeries in north Buckinghamshire aim to become a single practice on 1 April 2020, and are seeking feedback from patients on […]

  • Gareth Williams, of Bucks County Council

    Healthy? Check it out

    September 12, 2019

    Having your NHS Health Check and the results recorded is not something many of us would contemplate, but the Cabinet Member for Community Engagement at Bucks County Council, Gareth Williams, has done just that. In an effort to encourage people, especially men aged 40-50, to go to their appointment he filmed his NHS Health Check […]

  • NHS winter slogan

    Stay well in winter

    December 10, 2018

    In a new approach for winter 2018/19, a GP Winter Champion and a Winter System Director are joining forces to reduce the seasonal pressures that Bucks’ health and social care services face every year. Their aim is to ensure all health and care professionals in the county – including social services, GPs, hospitals, ambulance services, mental health […]

  • The event hall for Access All Areas

    Healthy interest

    September 25, 2018

    Staying healthy is important to everyone but getting the information you need is not always easy – especially if you have a learning disability or autism. So it’s not surprising that the ‘Access All Areas’ event, held recently at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, was such a success. The first event of its kind in the Buckinghamshire attracted nearly 250 […]

  • NHS health checks can save lives

    Health check lifesaver

    April 4, 2018

    A free, 20-minute NHS health check could change your life. That’s the message from Buckinghamshire County Council to residents aged 40 – 74 to encourage them to visit their doctor for a health check-up. Noel Brown, Cabinet Member for Community Engagement and Public Health, said: ‘The risk of heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease and stroke […]