Tag Archives: CCG

Additional community pharmacy sites to offer COVID-19 vaccinations

This week, two more pharmacies in Somerset, will start to offer the COVID-19 vaccination to those in the highest priority groups as part of a national drive to protect the public from the virus and accelerate the roll out of the local vaccination programme. The new sites include Boots pharmacy, in Taunton who will provide […]

Somerset’s second large COVID-19 vaccination centre open

This week, The Bath and West Showground will start to vaccinate local residents and frontline heath and care workers from the highest priority groups.  The second large vaccination site in Somerset; will open seven days a week, 8am – 8pm, as part of an additional wave of ‘large’ vaccination centres opening across the country. Final […]

Working together to respond to winter pressures

Somerset County Council, Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and local hospitals are working together to respond to the increased demand on health and adult social care services in the lead up to winter. Admissions to local hospitals are already higher than they were in December last year. This puts pressure on adult social care services to […]

Somerset Choices is here

A new website that will help people across Somerset access care and support in the county is now here. Developed by the County Council and the NHS, Somerset Choices (www.somersetchoices.org.uk) aims to help people help themselves stay independent, healthy and well. It will put people in control of their care and wellbeing and give them […]

Huge step towards health and social care integration

Somerset County Council has taken an important step towards closer work with the NHS in what would be a ground-breaking project with Somerset’s Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Yesterday (29 June) the Council’s Cabinet agreed to pursue further discussions with the CCG on the subject of closer integration between its Adult Social Care services and the […]