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Portsmouth minibus service for cancer patients

Message from Caroline Morris, assistant director of commissioning for NHS Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), regarding the Portsmouth Daisy Bus service for cancer patients:

 

08 November 2017
Senior leaders support flu vaccination
Senior Leaders from the NHS and IW Council are giving their full support to this year’s flu vaccination programme and are urging members of the public who are at most risk from flu to take up their offer of a free NHS vaccine.

Senior Leaders from the NHS and IW Council are giving their full support to this year’s flu vaccination programme and are urging members of the public who are at most risk from flu to take up their offer of a free NHS vaccine.

06 October 2017
Hand washing
Please be D and V aware!

Following a spike in referrals to the Emergency Department at St. Mary’s Hospital were aware that a number of cases of diarrhoea and vomiting are circulating again in the community. Diarrhoea and vomiting (D&V) is highly contagious.    Anyone who has had symptoms is asked not to visit the hospital, other health care facilities or other places where people are vulnerable e.g. residential care and nursing homes.

 

04 October 2017
Call 111
Changes to walk-in services at St. Mary’s Hospital

With effect from 3rd July 2017 it will no longer be possible to see a GP at the Urgent Care Service — formerly known as the Beacon Centre —between 8am and 6.30pm on weekdays. On weekdays between 8am and 6.30pm people should make an appointment with their GP practice, and GP practices are putting measures in place to make it easier.

26 June 2017
CCG AGM
15 June 2017
Cervical Screening ES
Don’t let embarrassment prevent cancer screening

Making time to take up your screening appointment is the single most important active step you can take to avoid developing cancer

12 June 2017
Agenda and Papers for the Isle of Wight Primary Care Committee published for 08 June 2017

The Agenda and Papers for the Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group Primary Care Committee to be held in public on Thursday 08 June 2017 from 09:30hrs at Northwood House, Ward Avenue, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8AZ are now available to download here:

Agenda and Papers for Isle of Wight Primary Care Committee 08.06.17 

31 May 2017
Sign Up To Safety Campaign

The Isle of Wight CCG has pledged to improve patient safety as part of the national campaign, Sign up to Safety.

Sign up to Safety is a national patient safety campaign, announced by the Secretary of State for Health, which launched on 24 June 2014.  It has the ambition of reducing avoidable harm in the NHS by 50% over the next three years, and saving 6,000 lives as a result. This is supported by a campaign that aims to listen to patients, carers and staff, learn from what they say when things go wrong and take action to improve patient safety helping to ensure patients get harm free care every time, everywhere.

 

25 May 2017
Share to Care Newsletter 2nd Edition

The Share to Care Newsletter 2nd Edition and relevant information linked to this document are now available to download below:

Share to Care Newletter 2nd Edition 
Falls and Medication Errors June 2015
Letter to Provider February 2017
Monitoring Form
Introductory Level Flyer 2017
Senior Level Flyer 2017

25 May 2017
Take regular medication? Don’t get caught short this Bank Holiday

If you take regular medication now is the time to check and make sure you have a supply to see you through the May Bank Holiday. Arranging your repeat prescription in advance and knowing which services are available when GP Practices are closed will take away any unnecessary inconvenience and worry.

22 May 2017
Cyber Attack: Advice for Patients

A number of NHS organisations have been affected by a ransomware attack (an attack on the IT systems which support NHS services). This attack was not specifically targeted at the NHS but it has had an impact on NHS services. 

15 May 2017
Pharmacy First
Health Advice for the May Bank Holiday Weekend

Island health and care services are urging Islanders to ensure their repeat prescriptions are ordered in advance and know which services are available over the forthcoming May bank holiday weekend.

22 April 2017
Call 111
Health Advice this Easter Bank Holiday

GP Practices will be closed on Friday 14th April (Good Friday) and Monday 17th April (Easter Monday) and will re-open on Tuesday 18th April. Anyone who feels they need to see a GP during this time should call NHS 111.

13 April 2017
CCG responds to CQC rating of Isle of Wight NHS Trust

NHS Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group responds to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of the Isle of Wight
NHS Trust as ‘Inadequate’ and the recommendation that it is placed into special measures

11 April 2017
Isle of Wight CCG responds to the recruitment of a new NHS Trust Chief Executive

Helen Shields, Chief Officer of the Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) responds to the decision of Karen Baker, Chief Executive of Isle of Wight NHS Trust to stand down.

31 March 2017
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Awards recognise excellence in health services commissioning and Primary Care

The annual Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group awards recognise excellence in health service commissioning and primary care across the Island.   Commissioners, GPs, practice nurses and other practice staff come together to celebrate achievements and service beyond the call of duty to the Island.   The awards, held at Cowes Yacht Haven on Friday 24th March, were sponsored by KPMG who are currently working with the CCG and other partners on the new care model for the Island.

25 March 2017
Being a Lay Member
21 March 2017
Share to Care Newsletter First Edition

Share to Care Newsletter First Edition is now published and available and can be downloaded below:

Share to Care Newsletter First Edition March 2017

15 March 2017
NOTICE OF ISLE OF WIGHT PRIMARY CARE COMMITTEE

IW NHS CCG Primary Care Committee next meeting in public will take place as follows Thursday 16th March, 2017 at 09:30hrs, The Riverside Centre, Town Quay, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2QR

28 February 2017
IW’s mental health services

An article in the Isle of Wight (IW) County Press today Friday, talks about the mental health services on the Island. The IW NHS CCG would like to reassure people that services will still be provided on the Island.

17 February 2017
Urgent Care Access

IW CCG is engaging with the public to seek their views on a change of hours for the Urgent Care Service/ Walk-in Access. Fill in a Survey by 22nd February, 2017.

25 January 2017
Engaging with the public on the future of Primary Care

IW CCG is consulting on the future of services provided by GP practices.  

19 January 2017
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Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group New Chair Appointed

The Isle of Wight (IW) Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announces the appointment of new Chair, Dr Michele Legg, who takes on the role from Dr John Rivers who finishes his term of office on 31 March, 2017.

17 January 2017
Look out for others during cold snap

The Met Office is forecasting a period of cold weather from Thursday 12 January to Sunday 15 January which could increase the health risks of vulnerable residents, including the elderly and those with serious illnesses. In addition to the lower than average temperatures - strong winds, ice, sleet and potential snow flurries may cause some disruption on the Island’s roads.

12 January 2017
CCG Governing Body decision on gluten-free

IW CCG Governing Body approves proposal to remove gluten-free food NHS prescribing.

23 December 2016
Improving adult physical rehabilitation services – have your say

We are consulting on improving adult physical rehabilitation to improve patient outcomes and quality of life as well as making the service more efficient in terms of more integrated working for the benefit of the individual. 

19 December 2016
NHS Wheelchair Service

The IW NHS CCG is consulting on access to the NHS Wheelchair Service and is seeking the views of islanders who are users of the service, carers and those involved in health and social care in the statutory and voluntary sectors.

14 December 2016
CCG Extraordinary Governing Body Agenda and Papers for 22 December 2016 are now available

The Agenda and Papers for the Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Extraordinary Governing Body meeting to be held in public on Thursday 22 December 2016 from 10:00hrs at The Ball Room, Northwood House, Ward Avenue, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8AZ are now available to download here:

Governing Body Agenda and Papers 22 December 2016

14 December 2016
CCG to hold Extraordinary Governing Body meeting in public

The Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is holding an Extraordinary Governing Body meeting in public on Thursday 22 December 2016 commencing at 10:00hrs in the Ball Room at Northwood House, Ward Avenue, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8AZ.  Members of the public, media and interested groups are welcome to attend.

08 December 2016
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) Published

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) has been published today (Wednesday 23rd November).

23 November 2016
Survey results from the gluten-free food on prescription consultation

Survey results from over 400 respondents on the gluten-free food on prescription consultation were shared last night at a public meeting held by the Isle of Wight (IW) Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Click here to see the presentation slides.

23 November 2016

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