• Free hospital parking

    March 26, 2020

    Parking charges have been suspended effective immediately at all Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust hospital and community sites for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic for the public and staff. Chief executive of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Neil Macdonald said: ‘In an effort to ensure that our healthcare workers can travel to work safely without using […]

  • Superbug latest

    March 10, 2020

    Specialists from Public Health England are working with Buckinghamshire County Council and NHS colleagues following a confirmed case of Coronavirus in the county. The case had recently travelled to Italy. Alison Barnett, Centre Director for Public Health England South East, said: ‘Public Health England is contacting people who had close contact with the latest confirmed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]