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Free Royston Health & Wellbeing Event

People in and around Royston are invited to come along to a free health and wellbeing event on 14 July, with health checks and vaccinations on offer alongside a wealth of advice and support. Teams across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Integrated Care System (ICS), which covers the Royston area, have come together to organise the event at Granta Royston Health Centre (Melbourn Street, Royston, SG8 7BS). As part of the event, eligible people who are invited

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A guide to NHS waiting times in England

Maximum waiting times for non-urgent referrals The maximum waiting time for non-urgent, consultant-led treatments is 18 weeks from the day your appointment is booked through the NHS e-Referral service, or when the hospital or service receives your referral letter. However, your right to an 18-week waiting time does not apply if:- you choose to wait longer delaying the start of your treatment is in your best clinical interests. For example, when stopping smoking or losing

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How to improve communication from GPs to hospital specialists at the point of referrals?

Anticipated date of observations: from Aug 2023 – Jan 2023 Communication issues between primary and secondary care have been highlighted in recent research studies. For example, GPs referrals are sometimes returned to the practice without any clinical action being taken and GPs had to see patient more often as a result of delayed referrals. This research explores the effect of using more direct means of communication between Granta GPs and local neurologists and psychiatrists, including

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Let’s Talk: Royston

NHS Cambridgeshire & Peterborough, part of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Integrated Care System (ICS), is working together to improve the health and wellbeing of communities in Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Royston. People like you, who live or work in our area, are at the centre of their work – so NHS Cambridgeshire & Peterborough wants to hear from you as part of Let’s Talk: Royston. If you live in or near Royston, please take the time to

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Beat the heat: staying safe in hot weather

An amber hot weather warning has been issued by the UK Health & Security Agency (UKHSA) and Met Office. While many people enjoy warmer summer weather, hot weather can cause some people to become unwell through overheating (becoming uncomfortably hot), dehydration. Heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Anyone can become unwell when the weather is hot. People at higher risk of becoming unwell in hot weather include: older people aged 65 years and over (not change from

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