9 January, 1-4pm: Primary Care Commissioning meeting in public
Go along to hear GPs and NHS officials make decisions about GP and other primary care services for Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire. The agenda for the meeting is published one week in advance of the meeting on the website of Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group.
18 January, 2pm: Reading Health and Wellbeing Board meeting in public
The public can attend this meeting held in the Council Chamber at Reading Borough Council’s Civic Offices to hear the board discussing latest progress on the local strategy to improve the health and wellbeing of Reading people. Visit the council website to find out the agenda of the meeting published one week before the meeting.
18 January, 11am-2pm: First of four weekly meetings of a mental health self-management peer group run by Berkshire Your Way
The group aims to be a safe and supportive environment to help people feel more in control, more hopeful, increase and independence, meet like-minded people and make friends.
All meetings will be held at Berkshire Your Way (formerly known as Reading Your Way), at 1a Rupert Square, Reading, RG1 3HE. After the introductory meeting on 18 January, three further meetings will be held:
Friday 25 January: Goal setting, quick wins and tool kits
Friday 1 February: Problem solving and being kind to ourselves
Friday 8 February: Helpful resources/what next
For more information phone Carole Connolly, peer support coordinator on 0118 966 0240.
31 January, 9.30am-11.30am, Royal Berkshire Hospital Board of Directors meeting in public
People can come to the hospital’s boardroom to listen to the board’s discussion as it holds the hospital to account over patient services and finances. Visit the hospital’s website for a meeting agenda.
31 January, 6pm-7pm, Royal Berkshire Hospital Council of Governors meeting in public
The public are welcome to attend this meeting, held in the hospital’s Trust Education Centre, to listen to elected members of the community from Reading, Wokingham and East and West Berkshire give their ideas and feedback on hospital services. Details of what will be discussed at the meeting can be found on the hospital’s website.