Thanks given to frontline health and care staff as leaders say their Covid-19 vaccinations have never been more important

Health and care staff across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire have been praised as large numbers of them come forward to have the Covid-19 vaccination. The percentage of NHS workers across the region, which includes staff from the Great Western Hospital in Swindon, the Royal United Hospital in Bath and Salisbury District…

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Under pressure NHS seeks support from local people as emergency frontline teams prepare for extremely busy weekend

People in Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire are being urged to only use their NHS if absolutely necessary this weekend as all parts of the local health and care system remain under significant pressure from sustained high demand. A combination of staff absences and increasing numbers of coronavirus cases, coupled with a…

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Recruitment process begins for BSW Partnership Chief Executive-designate position

NHS England and Improvement has begun a process to recruit a Chief Executive-designate to lead the Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire Integrated Care System (ICS). The recruitment of a CEO-designate is part of a nationwide process and follows the appointment of Stephanie Elsy as Chair-designate in July and the second reading of…

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Health chiefs urge appropriate use of NHS this bank holiday weekend as data shows people visiting A&E for sunburn and sore throats

People living in and visiting Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire are being urged to use the NHS appropriately this bank holiday weekend, so that those who need urgent treatment can get it when they need it. Residents and visitors are being asked to think carefully about whether a trip to one of…

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