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Category: Healthcare

  • December 2017
  • Don't struggle alone this Christmas - it might be time to talk

    Published: 15 December 2017

    For most people, Christmas is a time to celebrate and have fun with the family, but for some it can be a very lonely time, especially if you’re suffering from any mental health issue like anxiety, stress or depression. If you’re feeling low this festive season then talking therapies might help. If you are 18 […] Read more →

  • October 2016
  • Living with a long-term respiratory condition? Protect yourself with the flu jab

    Published: 26 October 2016

    While winter can have an impact on everyone’s health, those with long-term respiratory disease can suffer more from the flu virus should they catch it. People with conditions like severe asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or bronchitis can get a free flu jab NOW and avoid further complication and unnecessary hospital admittance. In 2015/16, the […] Read more →

  • September 2016
  • Stay safe in the September sun

    Published: 12 September 2016

    With temperatures  set to soar this week, 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 skin to the sun’s harmful rays can cause serious […] Read more →

  • July 2016
  • Heatwave Level 3 warning

    Published: 19 July 2016

    The met office reports that there is a strong probability of heatwave conditions between 10.00 on Friday and 09.00 on Thursday in the East Midlands. The Met Office has issued a Level 3 alert – triggered when there is a is 90% or above risk of threshold temperatures being reached in one or more regions on […] Read more →

  • February 2016
  • 65 or over? Have your say about health services

    Published: 18 February 2016

    If you are 65 or over (or care for someone who is) we would like to know your views on the health and care services across Greater Nottingham (that’s Nottingham City, Rushcliffe, Gedling, Broxtowe and South Ashfield) and what is important to you. As services are developed we want to make sure that patient, carer and service […] Read more →

  • January 2016
  • Got an opinion about Mental health services?

    Published: 27 January 2016

    Then have your say… The South- and Mid-Nottinghamshire CCGs are considering how we can best support adults with mild, moderate and severe common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and eating disorders. We want to provide services that are effective in helping people recover, stay well and live as independently as possible. Primary care […] Read more →

  • November 2015
  • Keep well this winter, starting with Self-Care Week

    Published: 11 November 2015

    We’re all being encouraged to look after ourselves and loved ones this winter starting during Self-Care Week (16 – 22 November 2015). Self-Care Week aims to encourage all of us to be actively involved in improving our own health and well-being, especially those with a long term conditions such as diabetes or chronic respiratory problems. […] Read more →

  • October 2015
  • Stay Well This Winter - Now’s the time to get your free flu jab!

    Published: 15 October 2015

    This week all those in at risk groups are being reminded to get their free flu jab. Adults over 65; those with long term health conditions; children aged 2 – 7; carers and pregnant women may all be eligible. The reminder is being issued by NHS England, Public Health England, the Department of Health, the […] Read more →

  • Stay well this Winter with Pharmacy First

    Published: 15 October 2015

    With autumn well and truly here it’s common to expect your child to pick up the odd winter illness, such as a sore throat or high temperature, which may need to be treated with over the counter medicines. So the NHS in Nottinghamshire is reminding parents that it has a scheme to help with these […] Read more →

  • Smokers are halfway to health this Stoptober

    Published: 14 October 2015

    Health commissioners are congratulating smokers who reached the halfway point of the NHS Stoptober challenge and remain smokefree so far this month. Health bosses say that the benefits may already be apparent; including a new found sense of smell and taste, improved circulation and fitness levels, brighter skin, not to mention, extra money in the […] Read more →

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