Patient Engagement

Your Health Matters January 16 2020

This month’s article is about having a healthy and happy start to 2020 with information on the NHS campaign to protect ‘at risk’ groups from flu and signposting people to a wide range of health and care services available.

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Your Health Matters June 13 2019

Help to combat the misery of loneliness – ‘Many ways to achieve community cohesion through volunteering, friendship events and free information resources’.

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Your Health Matters - January 17 2019

Sign up for Race for Life – men too. People are being encouraged to sign up for Cancer Research’s Race for Life – which will be open to men for the first time this year.

Read the full article here.

Increasing Our Rating

Here at the Burdwood Surgery we are all committed to providing you with the best possible patient experience. Your opinions, comments, and ideas are important to us, and as surgery we are looking to improve, both as a surgery and on our NHS page rating.

For further information on how to help us accomplish, please read the Increasing Our Rating article.

Physio Pilot

We are pleased to announce that we are part of a pilot scheme offering a First Contact Physio Practitioner Service​ to any registered patients in our locality.

Further information and the eligibility criteria is available through Physio Pilot Leaflet.

For contact options please also see the Physio Pilot Poster.

Your Health Matters - February 28 2019

How you can help improve healthcare – West Berkshire Patient Panel is just one group looking for ideas to make experience in GP surgeries and hospitals better.

Read the full article here.

Berkshire West Patient Update Sept 2019

Welcome to the first edition of the Berkshire Newsletter – the newsletter for Patient Participation Groups in the Berkshire West area. This issue includes information about events in the area, as well as help for hidden carers.

Your Health Matters - May 16 2019

Check out the new West Berkshire Directory – the free on line guide has information, advice and support that’s available across the district for adults, families and children. West Berkshire – a great to place to live with great amenities. Do you know whats on offer for you and your family?

Read the full article here.

Council of Governor Elections

Elections have launched to fill vacant posts on the Council of Governors of the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust. The election launched on Friday 17 May 2019 and the deadline for the return of completed forms is 4 June 2019.

For further information please read the Election Notice.

News From the Locality

There have been a few updates from the locality regarding the changes that are occurring within the NHS services. This includes Primary Care Networks, the NHS Long-Term Plan, as well as the West Berkshire Directory.

For the complete news update, please read the Engagement Update.

Your Health Matters - April 18 2019

It’s time to take action on screening – ‘tests are very quick and east and our health care staff are very experienced in carrying them our and putting people at ease’.

Read the full article here.