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This section provides planning documents outlining how the Trust fits into the NHS structure.
NHS England is an independent body whose main role is to improve health outcomes for patients in England. Its responsibilities include:
NHS clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are made up of doctors, nurses and other NHS staff. Every GP practice has to be a member of a CCG.
CCGs are responsible for planning and funding local health services such as:
Our local CCG is Berkshire West CCG.
Every local authority has a health and wellbeing board to act as a forum for local commissioners across the NHS, social care, public health and other services.
The boards are intended to:
This section provides details of the Trust organisational structures and key personnel.
“Working together to provide outstanding care for our community”
The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust provides acute hospital services to the people of West Berkshire and specialist services to a wider population. The trust became a Foundation Trust in June 2006.
The Trust provides a wide range of services, including a large maternity department where around 5,500 babies are born each year and one of the busiest Accident and Emergency Departments in the country.
We have a 19 bedded intensive care unit and our services for children, cardiology and the elderly continue to develop in line with the national frameworks for patient services.
Digital technology now plays a key role across the Trust and with the wider local NHS, allowing referrals to take place electronically for most of our specialities.
Please see section below on senior staff and management board members.
Lists of, and information relating to, organisations with which the authority works in partnership
Senior staff and management board members
For detailed information relating to Board and Executive team please see Board and Executive team section.
Location and contact details for all public-facing departments
For more information including contact details please see Wards and Departments and Our Locations.