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Category: Campaigns

  • December 2016
  • Norovirus protection for children with good hand hygiene

    Published: 01 December 2016

    We’re encouraging everyone, particularly children and those visiting hospitals and care homes, to adopt good hand hygiene this winter. Winter months see the spread of colds, flu and norovirus (sickness and diarrhea) through touching surfaces as we go about our daily business, and then touching our mouths or food that we eat. Adopting good hand […] Read more →

  • November 2016
  • Take care not antibiotics

    Published: 18 November 2016

    On European Antibiotic Awareness Day, we’re reminding patients that we should all only use antibiotics  when they’re needed to keep them effective. Cough and colds are circulating and many of us may be tempted to visit the GP for antibiotics, but patients are being warned that if they’re not needed they won’t be prescribed.  In […] Read more →

  • A touch of the Man flu, or the real deal? It's Movember...

    Published: 15 November 2016

    It’s Movember which means it’s that the time of year when all men are encouraged to take notice of their health. We all joke about man flu, but we’re asking men if they can tell it is flu or just a common cold? On average, adults can expect two colds a year and children as […] Read more →

  • Join us at our Big Health debate events

    Published: 04 November 2016

    Have your say – tell us what you think about the services that matter most to you Do you have any experience of the following services? Post-operative rehabilitation or orthopaedic rehabilitation Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) If so, then we want to hear about the care you received so we can look at how we develop services […] Read more →

  • October 2016
  • Protect your unborn baby with a free flu jab

    Published: 26 October 2016

    We’re encouraging all pregnant women to get their free flu vaccination before the flu virus starts circulating. Flu can cause many complications during pregnancy, particularly in the later stages, such as premature births or low birth weights. In some cases, it can lead to stillbirth or even death in the first week of life. However, […] Read more →

  • Join in the BIG HEALTH debate!

    Published: 05 October 2016

    Have your say about the services that matter most to you We want to hear about the health services that matter most to you so we can look at how we develop services in the future. We’re looking at a wide range of services, so if you use a particular service and feel passionate about […] Read more →

  • July 2016
  • Eat healthy, get fit and have fun this Summer

    Published: 04 July 2016

    The first ever UK awareness week focusing on child obesity issues takes place this week, 4-10 July 2016 and we’re using the opportunity to encourage parents to help kids to make healthy food choices this Summer. National Childhood Obesity Week has the support of leading obesity organisations who have joined forces to put pressure on […] Read more →

  • People urged to stay sun safe this Summer

    Published: 03 July 2016

    With temperatures finally set to soar this week and the school holidays just around the corner, Dr James Hopkinson from NHS Nottingham North and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is urging people to take care when enjoying the sunshine. Keeping active in the fresh air is good news for our health but exposure of unprotected […] Read more →

  • May 2016
  • Are you ready for the bank holiday?

    Published: 25 May 2016

    Self care If you keep a good stock of medical supplies on hand, many minor accidents and injuries such as a sore throat, cough, grazed knee or hangover can be treated at home. But remember to check use-by dates on all medicines, and make sure they are properly stored and out of reach of children. […] Read more →

  • March 2016
  • Outcome of gluten free consultation

    Published: 31 March 2016

    Following a three month consultation period, the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups for Nottingham North and East, Nottingham West and Rushcliffe are changing their policy in relation to the availability of gluten-free food on prescription. We received over a thousand responses to our consultation and would like to thank everyone who took the time to share […] Read more →

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