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Firm commitment made to support carers

Local organisations have made a firm commitment to work together to recognise, support and promote the wellbeing of carers by signing a memorandum of understanding. By signing the document at the recent Wiltshire Health & Wellbeing Board meeting, the organisations...

£2.7 million wasted on missed appointments in Wiltshire

Over the course of 12 months more than 76,400 GP Practice appointments were missed in Wiltshire, leading to £2.7 million of pressured finances being wasted and the equivalent total population of Trowbridge and Salisbury not being able to get an appointment when they...

Smallbrook Surgery is closing

Smallbrook Surgery in Warminster will close its doors for the final time on Friday 15 September 2017. The NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) said that patients were advised of the decision in June 2017 and had three months to register with an alternative...

Life in a care home in Wiltshire, what’s it really like?

Work by Healthwatch Wiltshire has helped to inform a new national report on peoples' experience of care homes. Between January 2016 and April 2017, local Healthwatch staff and volunteers across England visited 197 care homes across 63 different local authority areas,...

Help Wiltshire Council meet the challenges ahead

Invitation to voice your views at interactive public meetings Wiltshire Council is hosting a series of interactive meetings to discuss the challenges that the council is facing and the impact that these could have. The council currently spends £900 million each year...

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