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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Funding opportunity for local community organisations

A new community grants programme has been launched in Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire to invest in schemes to support groups and communities that have been affected by Covid-19. Since March 2020, more than ¬£140m has been donated to the NHS Charities Together (NHSCT) Covid-19 Appeal, including the funds raised by Captain…

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Stephanie Elsy confirmed as chair-designate of BSW Partnership Integrated Care Board

Stephanie Elsy has been confirmed as chair-designate of the BSW Partnership Integrated Care Board (ICB). Following a robust process, NHS England and NHS Improvement have recommended, and the Secretary of State has agreed, that Stephanie should be NHS ICB chair-designate, ready to take up the post from April 2022 should Parliament confirm the current plans.…

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