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Category: NHS

  • October 2017
  • 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 →

  • Join us at our Annual Public Meeting 2017

    Published: 06 September 2017

    We’d like to invite people who live in the Nottingham North and East area to join us at our Annual Public Meeting and look back at our year, celebrate achievements and debate future challenges. The event, on Tuesday 26 September, is an opportunity to find out more about our work over the last year. It […] Read more →

  • July 2017
  • NHS England release latest findings of GP Patient Survey

    Published: 13 July 2017

    The annual GP Patient Survey is an England-wide survey, which asks people about their experiences of their GP Practice. In NHS Nottingham North and East CCG, 5,145 questionnaires were sent out, and 2,289 were returned completed. This represents a response rate of 44%. The GP Patient Survey measures patients’ experiences across a range of topics, […] Read more →

  • June 2017
  • Pioneering plan to join-up health and social care

    Published: 15 June 2017

    Plans have been announced today (15 June) to explore new ways to better join up health and social care services. NHS, local authorities and healthcare providers in Greater Nottingham are to benefit from new national investment to allow them to begin working towards the creation of a shared ‘Accountable Care System’. Working closely with patients […] Read more →

  • Local NHS organisations to come under single leader

    Published: 12 June 2017

    The four clinical commissioning groups in Nottingham and South Nottinghamshire are to consider aligning a number of functions as part of plans to improve healthcare services for local people. Proposals under review this month by the governing bodies of Nottingham City, Nottingham North & East, Rushcliffe and Nottingham West CCGs would commit partners to developing […] Read more →

  • May 2017
  • Advice to patients as systems come back online in GPs

    Published: 17 May 2017

    We are asking local people to be patient when booking or attending GP appointments as clinicians and NHS staff in Greater Nottingham work to restore normal service after Friday’s cyber attack. Surgeries have stayed open, treating patients since Friday. Although all GPs now have access to patient records, practices are working through a backlog of […] Read more →

  • Cyber attack local update - ICT experts to get systems back online

    Published: 16 May 2017

    GPs across Nottingham and the surrounding area are open again today with a countywide restart of normal clinical systems underway across all practices. Thirteen teams of ICT engineers began the process of visiting 100 practices in the area yesterday, with support from over 50 NHS staff, travelling from location to location to upload the security […] Read more →

  • NHS cyber attack - local update

    Published: 15 May 2017

    We are working closely with local GPs and have asked all practices to keep computers turned off until we are able to safely restore normal systems. GP surgeries will be open today and anyone who has an appointment should still attend unless contacted by their surgery and asked not to. Until systems are restored, we […] Read more →

  • Patients invited for blood test as precaution after positive HIV status of doctor confirmed

    Published: 02 May 2017

    Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) has written to 223 patients to advise they return to hospital for a blood test as a precautionary measure following confirmation that a doctor involved in their care has subsequently been diagnosed with HIV. NUH Medical Director, Dr Stephen Fowlie, said: “The risk that any patient has been infected […] Read more →

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