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Category: NHS

  • November 2019
  • Patients access liver tests at Bulwell health centre during Alcohol Awareness Week 

    Published: 13 November 2019

    People concerned about the health effects of alcohol received free liver tests at an event in Bulwell today. As part of alcohol awareness week, the Bulwell Riverside joint service centre offered​ visitors a free ‘fibroscan’ test. The painless scan is a type of ultrasound that can measure inflammation in the liver, a key marker of liver disease […] Read more →

  • Strategic plans set out key priorities

    Published: 11 November 2019

    As part of our journey to form a new strategic commissioning organisation from 1 April next year, we have worked with system partners to produce a number of plans to clearly set out our aims and objectives. Click here to view our strategies. Read more →

  • October 2019
  • NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCGs set to establish single strategic commissioning organisation

    Published: 29 October 2019

    The six CCGs in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire are set to merge next April in a move that will establish a single commissioning organisation for the local health system.  A letter to the CCGs from NHS England and NHS Improvement received this week provided formal approval for the current six local CCGs to dissolve in order to form a new strategic commissioner. The new organisation, […] Read more →

  • Is it time to talk? Why talking therapies could be for you!

    Published: 18 October 2019

    If you’re suffering from any mental health issue, from anxiety and stress to depression and paranoia, then you might benefit from talking therapies. IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) is an NHS programme which provides specialist therapy for people living with mental health issues. The therapy services support people who are living with mental health […] Read more →

  • July 2019
  • Proposed merger consultation update

    Published: 24 July 2019

    We can now share the findings from the recent consultation that asked you for your views on the proposed plans to merge the six CCGs in Nottinghamshire – Mansfield and Ashfield, Newark and Sherwood, Nottingham City, Nottingham North and East, Nottingham West and Rushcliffe –to create one Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG. The consultation closed on […] Read more →

  • May 2019
  • Consultation launched on proposal to merge the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCGs

    Published: 21 May 2019

    The six CCGs in Nottinghamshire – Mansfield and Ashfield, Newark and Sherwood, Nottingham City, Nottingham North and East, Nottingham West and Rushcliffe – are proposing to merge to create one Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG. To ensure that all stakeholders can feedback on these proposals, we have launched a consultation so you can share your views […] Read more →

  • April 2019
  • New Mental Health strategy for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

    Published: 25 April 2019

     Integrated Care System (ICS) Mental Health Strategy The all age Nottingham and Nottinghamshire mental health strategy has been published. This has been the result of nine months of work, involving Nottinghamshire Healthcare, the Nottinghamshire CCGs, our local hospitals and Local Authorities, as well as the third sector, service users, carers and other partners, including the […] Read more →

  • February 2019
  • Barbara Windsor's husband issues valentines message to check loved ones for dementia

    Published: 14 February 2019

    Scott Mitchell, the husband of acting legend Barbara Windsor, has today issued a Valentine’s Day call for people to heed NHS advice and check loved ones for signs of dementia. The couple have spoken movingly about the former EastEnders and Carry On star’s battle with the disease in an effort to raise awareness about the […] Read more →

  • January 2019
  • NHS long term plan to tackle major killer conditions and save up to half a million lives

    Published: 07 January 2019

    The NHS long term plan, published today, will save almost half a million more lives with practical action on major killer conditions and investment in world class, cutting edge treatments including genomic tests for every child with cancer. The blueprint to make the NHS fit for the future will use the latest technology, such as […] Read more →

  • December 2018
  • New Urgent & Emergency Care Centre to open at QMC after £4.5m investment

    Published: 14 December 2018

    A new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre, including our new Adult Emergency Department entrance, will open at Queen’s Medical Centre on the morning of Tuesday 18 December 2018. This is the most significant development for urgent and emergency care at Nottingham’s hospitals in 15 years, and aims to further improve patient and staff experience and […] Read more →


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