The Buckinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reviewing guidance for GPs and needs your views. The CCG is looking to bring the prescribing of food items for people with Coeliac disease more in line with other patients that require a special diet. The NHS does not provide food on prescription for all patients that require a specialist diet. Therefore it is looking to stop prescribing gluten free foods.
To coincide with National Adoption Week (October 14-21), Buckinghamshire County Council is launching its new online Adoption Ready tool that lets anyone find out whether they are ready to become an adoptive parent.
HS2 works to go ahead in Great Missenden from Tuesday 15 October, despite requests from the County Council, local councillors, Dame Cheryl Gillan MP and the Chilterns Conservation Board to pause until the outcome of the Oakervee review of HS2.
As the winter months start to draw in, health and social care services across Buckinghamshire are appealing to the public to ensure that they vaccinate themselves, their children or relatives as soon as they can.
Resurfacing work on the A413 Wendover bypass continues weather-permitting with an overnight closure from 7pm to 6am on Wednesday and Thursday (9 & 10 October), and a planned full weekend closure from 7pm on Friday to 6am on Monday (14 October).