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Burton Road Surgery

NHS England has announced that it has secured a new provider for GP services at Burton Road Surgery in Lincoln. Universal Health Ltd will take over the running of the surgery from the existing provider as from Wednesday 1 July 2015. In a letter sent first class to registered patients on Monday 9 March, Dr […]

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Future of County Hospital, Stafford – Joint statement from NHS England and the NHS TDA

“Any suggestion that there has been consideration given to the closure of Stafford hospital is false and irresponsible. “Not only were the Trust Special Administrator recommendations to see the County Hospital remain as a district general hospital with an A&E accepted by the Secretary of State for Health, over £250m to implement those recommendations and […]

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Free flu vaccinations for staff working in care homes in Coventry, Herefordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire

Staff working in care homes in Coventry, Herefordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire are being offered the opportunity to be protected against seasonal flu this winter. The free flu vaccinations are available from participating GP practices and many pharmacies in these areas until 31 March 2015. Dr Ash Banerjee, Screening and Immunisations Lead says: “Our aim is […]

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Update on the St Luke’s project

Update on the St Luke’s project provided by Dr David Sharp, Director for NHS England in Leicestershire, on behalf of NHS England, NHS Property Services and East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG, to the Community Leadership Scrutiny Panel of Market Harborough District Council on Thursday 15 January 2015. Thank you for inviting me back again to […]

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Decision now made for patients at 18 The Parade, Oadby

The formal consultation, undertaken by NHS England in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire to determine the next steps for patients registered at 18 The Parade, Oadby has now concluded. NHS England wrote to all patients asking them to complete a survey on the how they would like GP services to be delivered in their local area, as […]

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Dental Procurement Review – Outcomes

NHS England, Birmingham, Solihull and Black Country Area Team has agreed to review the question as to whether it should exercise its contractual powers not to renew one or both of the dental contracts held by Smile Stylist Limited. The contracts, one at 352 Dyas Road, Great Barr, Birmingham and the other at 78 Soho […]

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Nottinghamshire dental patients recalled following apparent breach of infection control procedures

NHS England in Nottinghamshire has been working with Public Health England to investigate apparent breaches of infection control procedures by a single dentist, who was contracted to provide NHS dental services at the former Daybrook Dental Practice, 88 Mansfield Road in Gedling, Nottinghamshire. In June 2014 NHS England was contacted by a whistleblower who had […]

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Free NHS flu vaccinations being offered in pharmacies

From 1 November 2014, Shropshire and Staffordshire residents in at-risk groups will be able to get their free NHS flu jab in pharmacies for the first time. GPs currently offer free seasonal flu vaccinations to pregnant women, people aged 65 years and over, and people with certain long-term conditions like diabetes, asthma or heart or […]

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