As medicine advances, health needs change and society develops, the NHS has to continually move forward so that in 10 years time we have a […]
What is patient transport? Patient transport is an NHS-funded, non-emergency service offered to people who cannot get to hospital appointments because their health condition impacts […]
What is a Personal Health Budget? Personal Health Budgets (PHBs) were first introduced in 2009 as part of a pilot and have been increasingly used […]
NHS England’s latest newsletter around immunisation matters in B&NES, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Swindon is available here.
Background The CCG is committed to the NHS Five Year Forward View, which sets out a vision for the future that includes greater control for patients […]
Please see the draft Terms of Reference below.
NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) is an ongoing package of health and social care that is arranged and funded solely by the NHS where an individual […]
The CCG is a membership organisation formed of the 24 GP practices across B&NES. For many patients, their local GP is their main point of contact […]
The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) is designed to be the single portal for facts, figures and intelligence about our local area, its communities and […]
The aim of the BCAP Joint Formulary is to promote safe, effective, appropriate and economic prescribing in both hospital and general practice. It is not […]
Healthwatch B&NES helps children, young people and adults across B&NES to get the best out of their local health and social care services through influencing the delivery […]
Bath & North East Somerset Council has a long history of constructive joint working with local NHS commissioners and providers. Our continued commitment to working together […]