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Consultation to secure sufficient places for special schools goes live

Consultation to secure sufficient places for special schools goes live

          A consultation to ensure there are sufficient places for children and young people with special needs and/or disabilities into the future in the north of the county is now live. Schools in the north of the county are already at full capacity and more space is needed as it is read more…

Strategy launched to support carers

Strategy launched to support carers

          Wiltshire Council and NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are working with partners in health, social care and the voluntary sector to support the thousands of Wiltshire carers who look after vulnerable loved ones. In the last census more than 47,000 people in Wiltshire said they provided unpaid care – that’s read more…

ILC – Coffee Morning – 3rd July 2018

ILC – Coffee Morning – 3rd July 2018

        Come and join the Independent Living Centre in Semington for their Coffee Morning on the 3rd July, 10am – 12pm. There will be tours of the ILC at set times, the opportunity to visit the Medequip van, and of course the chance to enjoy some cake and conversation.  

Wiltshire CCG is encouraging patents, the public and clinicians to have their say on two proposed options that will change the way gluten-free foods are prescribed in Wiltshire

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The review follows a national public consultation in 2017 by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on the ‘Availability of gluten-free foods on NHS Prescription’ and the resulting guidance announced in February 2018 to restrict gluten-free foods to bread and mixes only – although this does not affect a CCG’s statutory authority to read more…

Have your say – Gluten-free prescribing

Have your say – Gluten-free prescribing

      Wiltshire CCG is encouraging patents, the public and clinicians to have their say on two proposed options that will change the way gluten-free foods are prescribed in Wiltshire. The review follows a national public consultation in 2017 by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on the ‘Availability of gluten-free foods read more…