School immunisations team: routine vaccine catch-up clinics

Date: 09/02/2024 | Category: News 2024

Being up to date with routine vaccinations helps prevent you and your family from becoming unwell. School age children are offered all routine vaccines at school catch-up sessions, via their […]

Maternity survey highlights confidence in staff

Date: 09/02/2024 | Category: News 2024

The results of the annual Picker Survey about maternity care have been released today. At Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust 197 women responded to the survey, with 95% stating that they […]

Pharmacies to offer drugs for minor conditions – no GP appointment needed

Date: 06/02/2024 | Category: News 2024

Patients in Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West (BOB) will be able to get treatment for seven common conditions at their high street pharmacy from today without needing to see a […]

Heritage and innovation: Largest and oldest spinal unit in the UK plans to raise £80k for 80 years

Date: 01/02/2024 | Category: News 2024

The National Spinal Injuries Centre (NSIC) at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, the only NHS spinal unit with a dedicated children’s ward, an Upper Limb Lab and historic paralympic roots, is celebrating […]

Trust recognised for its inclusive approach to homeless patients with TB

Date: 01/02/2024 | Category: News 2024

A Trust initiative to improve support for patients with tuberculosis (TB) who are homeless has been held up as exemplary in government guidance published by the UK health security agency […]

New anaesthetic machines upgrade operating theatres across the trust

Date: 29/01/2024 | Category: News 2024

44 new, state-of-the-art anaesthetic machines and monitors have been installed across operating theatres at Stoke Mandeville and Wycombe Hospitals, enhancing patient safety and recovery. The equipment, which is used to […]

Founder of Community Head Injuries Service honoured by British Psychological Society

Date: 25/01/2024 | Category: News 2024

Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist Dr Andy Tyerman, has won the British Psychological Society M B Shapiro Award. The award is given to clinical psychologists who have achieved eminence in the profession. Dr […]

Trust marks five years since the Purple Rose model of care was introduced

Date: 25/01/2024 | Category: News 2024

The Purple Rose End of Life Care Plan was introduced in the Trust five years ago this month. It reflects the five priorities in end of life care, as recommended […]

NSIC therapy specialists play a part in innovative new wheelchair design

Date: 23/01/2024 | Category: News 2024

Therapists at the National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital have helped support a wheelchair design that promises to transform mobility. Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust National Spinal Injuries Centre […]

Draft strategy aims to transform primary care services

Date: 16/01/2024 | Category: News 2024

The Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care Board (BOB ICB) has published its draft Primary Care Strategy to transform general practice, community pharmacy, optometry (eye care) and dentistry. The […]