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Category: NHS

  • June 2018
  • Should gluten free food be available on prescription?

    Published: 14 June 2018

    People across Greater Nottingham are being asked to take part in a consultation to review the provision of gluten-free foods on prescription. Health commissioners from the four Greater Nottingham Clinical Commissioning Groups are consulting on whether the NHS should restrict or stop gluten-free food on prescription. Currently,  £176,488 is spent on prescribed gluten free foods […] Read more →

  • May 2018
  • What to do if you are unwell over the bank holiday weekend

    Published: 04 May 2018

    This weekend the sun is out and it looks like Spring has finally arrived. The children are excitedly bouncing around on the garden trampoline and the adults are throwing themselves into BBQs outdoor activities. Then that ‘little’ accident happens and your great day ends in tears with a fall, a grazed knee or a sprained […] Read more →

  • March 2018
  • Pharmacy opening times over Easter Bank Holiday weekend

    Published: 26 March 2018

    As the long Easter weekend approaches it is important to remember that not all pharmacies and GP practices will be open over the holiday period. It is a good idea to order any repeat medication you need ahead of the bank holidays, which are on Friday 30 March and Monday 2 April. Please see the  Pharmacy […] Read more →

  • Stay well this Easter

    Published: 26 March 2018

    What to do if you are unwell over the bank holiday weekend Some Practices across Nottingham North and East will be closed across the the Easter weekend from Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April, so it’s vital that you order any prescriptions in plenty of time and take a note of the services you […] Read more →

  • February 2018
  • Technology makes GP appointments easier

    Published: 22 February 2018

    Did you know you can now book your GP appointments online?  GP online services are available in all GP practices in England.  This means that any time, day or night, you can use your smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer to book an appointment. You can also request repeat prescriptions and see some of your […] Read more →

  • November 2017
  • Living with diabetes?  Manage your health online 24/7

    Published: 13 November 2017

    This World Diabetes Day (Tuesday 14 November), we want to highlight the benefits of GP online services for people with diabetes. There are currently 4 million people in the UK living with diabetes. GP online services provide patients – particularly those with long-term conditions, such as type 1 and type 2 diabetes – with a […] Read more →

  • October 2017
  • How does the NHS in England work?

    Published: 23 October 2017

    In Greater Nottingham, Hospitals, GPs, councils and community health teams are working together on a shared vision to  integrate local health services and improve care for patients. This collaborative working is a key part of the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP). The NHS has always had to move and adapt as health needs have changed […] Read more →

  • East Mids residents urged to take up the offer of the free flu vaccine

    Published: 23 October 2017

      People in the East Midlands who are the most vulnerable to flu are being urged to get their free flu vaccination, ahead of the winter period when the virus is most common. The Stay Well This Winter campaign launches as the Chief Medical Officer has warned that flu, and complications associated with it, cause […] Read more →

  • Pregnant? Get your free flu jab

    Published: 02 October 2017

    We’re encouraging all pregnant women to get their free flu vaccination before the flu virus starts circulating Flu can cause complications during pregnancy, particularly in the later stages, such as premature births or low birth weights. Getting your free flu vaccination helps to keep you and your baby safe. During pregnancy, a woman’s immune system […] Read more →

  • September 2017
  • Smart thinking for Freshers' Week

    Published: 13 September 2017

    If you’re gearing up for university it’s an exciting time especially with the prospect of a fun filled Freshers’ Week! If this is your first time living away from home, it’s inevitable you’ll be ill or injured at some point over the next few years. It can be difficult to know what to do or […] Read more →


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