Healthwatch Slough has this evening confirmed that Colnbrook Surgery will close at the end of February. It follows a meeting this afternoon of the Joint Commissioning Committee, the forum which involves Slough Co-Commissioning Group and NHS England that oversees GP services and primary care.
The closure of the last branch surgery in Colnbrook will no doubt be seen as a blow to the village, but hope remains for a new surgery and Langley Health Centre has committed to measures to improve the access for Colnbrook residents.
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There has been a marked deterioration in the level of hygiene in Colnbrook and Poyle businesses over the past twelve months, with nearly 1 in 5 outlets in the village being assessed as less than satisfactory.
The Met Office yesterday issued a level three cold weather alert, meaning that the mean daily temperature is unlikely to be above two degrees Celsius in parts of England, including Slough, over Thursday and Friday.
The team at Slough Borough Council dealing with the swarms of flies plaguing residents in Colnbrook and parts of Iver has declared the problem solved, but will continue to work with Thames Water to ensure the problem does not return next year it has said in an update to residents.
A level two Met Office cold weather alert, indicating an 80% probability of severe cold weather, is currently in place until 3pm on Friday 2 December in parts of England, including Slough. Slough Borough Council’s public health team has issued advice to the elderly, low income families and people living with a disability or a medical condition.
Colnbrook-based Aggregate Industries has applied to Slough Borough Council for a Lawful Development Certificate for installation of a microwave antenna positioned on top of its main building.
Colnbrook-based patients of the Langley Health Centre are being invited to attend ‘drop in’ sessions on plans to close the Colnbrook branch surgery from next March.
Despite an inconclusive visit to Vicarage Way by a Thames Water entomologist, Colnbrook’s fly infestation appears to have been resolved.
It’s official – Colnbrook along with the rest of the South East is currently experiencing heatwave conditions and residents are being warned to follow public health advice.