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  1. Walk-in centre to become new home to GP Surgery and Primary Care Access Service

    Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has agreed not to recommission a walk-in service at the Asda GP Access Centre in Hereford.  At its public meeting yesterday (Thursday 15 June 2017), the CCG’s Governing Body approved a decision not to renew the contract for the Nestor-Primecare Services walk-in centre, based at the Asda GP Access Centre from the end of July 2017.

    16 Jun 2017 17:00
  2. Kington Medical Practice not closing

    Herefordshire CCG would like to reassure Kington area residents that the Kington Medical Practice is open as usual and is seeing registered patients.

    19 May 2017 08:00
  3. Early May Bank Holiday Pharmacy Opening Times Herefordshire

    24 Apr 2017 08:00
  4. Meeting gives people chance to call in a find out more about GP access proposals

    People have another chance this week to ask questions about NHS proposals for delivering seven-day high quality GP service in Hereford City.

    28 Mar 2017 08:00
  5. Consultation on delivery of high quality GP services in Hereford city

    Local NHS leaders are seeking the views of the public over the future of GP services in Hereford city. A consultation into a number of proposed changes is launched today and closes on Monday 24th April, 2017.

    03 Mar 2017 08:00
  6. NHS England gives green light to Herefordshire CCG to commission local GP services

    Local health bosses in Herefordshire are to take over full responsibility for commissioning local GP services in the county. Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group will have ‘delegated responsibility’ from NHS England from 1 April 2017, a decision which will help the CCG to give patients, communities and clinicians more scope in deciding how their health services locally  are developed

    17 Feb 2017 16:00
  7. Struck down by a stomach bug? Take care… and don’t overshare!

    When it comes to sickness and diarrhoea, no-one likes it when you overshare – particularly if that means spreading a virus around. That’s why people in Herefordshire are being urged to look after others as well as themselves if they are unfortunate enough to be laid low with a nasty stomach bug this winter.

    15 Feb 2017 08:00
  8. Stay safe this Valentines Day

    With Valentine’s Day approaching (14 February), couples all over the country will be planning romantic evenings to mark the occasion. In light of this, local doctors are urging residents to practise safe sex.

    10 Feb 2017 08:00
  9. Key Symptoms of Cervical Cancer

    This cervical cancer prevention week (January 22-28), local doctors are encouraging residents to familiarise themselves with the symptoms of cervical cancer to help improve rates of early diagnosis. 

    23 Jan 2017 08:00
  10. Don't let the elderly and vulnerable 'soldier on' this January, GPs

    GPs in Herefordshire are urging people to look out for their elderly and vulnerable relatives and neighbours this winter – making sure they don’t ‘soldier on’ in silence as winter starts to bite.

    12 Jan 2017 08:00
  11. Herefordshire patients advised to use alternatives to A&E

    09 Jan 2017 08:00
  12. Herefordshire patients advised to use alternatives to A&E

    Local residents are being urged to consider using alternatives to accident and emergency units over the Christmas/New Year holiday period.

    23 Dec 2016 08:00
  13. Avoid the spread of Norovirus this Christmas by seeking an alternative to A&E

    Local residents are being urged to self-care at home or use NHS alternatives if they fall ill this festive period to prevent the spread of illnesses to patients receiving treatment in hospital. Residents are asked to only attend Hereford County Hospital’s A&E department for serious injuries or illnesses.

    21 Dec 2016 08:00
  14. If your child is ill over Christmas or New Year will you know where to go?

    Herefordshire CCG is urging carers and those looking after children over Christmas/New Year to make sure they know about basic common illnesses so they know what to do if a child is unwell.

    19 Dec 2016 08:00
  15. Think Before You Tick The Box

    16 Dec 2016 08:00
  16. Don’t get caught out at Christmas, order your repeat prescriptions now!

    As Christmas approaches, there are lots of things to think about and medication needs can often get forgotten, however Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group is reminding patients to be prepared and stock-up now.

    08 Dec 2016 08:00
  17. Plan ahead and use self help to fight winter illnesses

    13 Oct 2016 08:00
  18. Public invited to Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group annual general meeting

    Members of the public are invited to find out more about how Herefordshire’s health services are commissioned by attending NHS Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s 2015/16 annual general meeting later this month.

    19 Sep 2016 08:00
  19. New 24/7 Integrated Urgent Care Service launched for the West Midlands

    03 Aug 2016 08:00
  20. Self-care means stay hydrated this summer

    Local health and care organisations are launching a summer hydration campaign across Herefordshire to inform people about the importance of staying hydrated and consuming the right amount of fluids to stay healthy.

    18 Jul 2016 08:00
  21. Where to access healthcare this May Bank Holiday Weekend

    If you fall ill this May Bank Holiday weekend make sure you access the right healthcare service in Herefordshire.

    24 May 2016 08:00
  22. Nurses warn of skin cancer cases rising

    As the weather warms up, the dermatology specialist nurses at Hereford County Hospital are warning people about cases of skin cancer, which are on the rise nationally.

    20 May 2016 08:00
  23. ‘Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme’ to launch in Herefordshire

    Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group have partnered with Reed Momenta to offer individuals at high risk of Type 2 diabetes a place on the new Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme.

    11 May 2016 08:00
  24. Will gardening spark your hay fever?

    It’s National Gardening Week (11-17 April) so it’s tempting to get out there, pull up a few weeds and get the lawnmower out of the shed.

    14 Apr 2016 08:00
  25. Herefordshire Pharmacy Bank Holiday Easter Opening Times

    31 Mar 2016 08:00
  26. Take care around the home and don’t be a victim of the ‘Easter accident spike’

    People are being urged to take care around the home and garden across Herefordshire this Easter.

    18 Mar 2016 12:00
  27. Further funding agreed for 7-day GP services

    The Herefordshire Times reported on the 28 January that the Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) were discussing urgent care services including the Taurus 7 day service provided currently in Leominster, Hereford and Ross-on-Wye, which is part of the Prime Ministers Access Fund programme to extend access to primary care. This is a national programme piloting the extension of existing GP services into the evenings and at weekends.

    29 Jan 2016 08:00
  28. Herefordshire CCG appoints Simon Hairsnape as new accountable officer

    Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has appointed a new member of the governing board to replace departing accountable officer Jo Whitehead.

    29 Jan 2016 08:00
  29. Herefordshire CCG update on urgent care services and 7-day GP services

    Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning group is currently working with primary care (GP) colleagues, and NHS England to take forwards the development and implementation of seven day GP services. 

    29 Jan 2016 08:00
  30. NHS leader to stand down as head of Herefordshire’s NHS Commissioners

    The first Chair of Herefordshire’s NHS Clinical Commissioning Group has announced he is to stand down next year.

    23 Oct 2015 08:00
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