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  • 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 →

  • Whyburn Medical Practice to hand back Personal Medical Services contract

    Published: 07 December 2018

    The GP partners at Whyburn Medical Practice in Hucknall have given Nottingham North and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) six months’ notice that they intend to hand back the contract they hold for providing GP services to around 12,000 patients in the town. Citing increasing property costs, workloads and a failure to recruit new GPs […] Read more →

  • November 2018
  • Statement on behalf of the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire ICS

    Published: 21 November 2018

    David Pearson, Chair of Nottinghamshire ICS, said: “The leadership of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System (ICS) is dedicated to enabling innovation in the delivery of health and care services to support the wellbeing and independence of local people. Since the inception of these plans, all parts of the health and care system in Nottingham […] Read more →

  • Greater Nottingham Clinical Commissioning Partnership approve changes to gluten free and over the counter medicines prescribing

    Published: 07 November 2018

    The Greater Nottingham Clinical Commissioning Partnership (GNCCP) which is responsible for the funding of local health services has reluctantly made the decision to stop funding the prescribing of gluten free food for people living with coeliac disease and Dermatitis herpetiformis and to limit the prescribing of over the counter medicines for minor illnesses from November 2018. These changes will affect […] Read more →

  • Local GPs urge patients to self care for minor ailments

    Published: 07 November 2018

    Local health commissioners agree prescription changes to over the counter medicines for minor ailments Health commissioners in Nottingham City have approved plans to limit prescriptions for over the counter medicines for minor ailments, coming into effect from Monday 3 December 2018. From the patient’s perspective, these plans mean that over the counter (OTC) products like […] Read more →

  • October 2018
  • South Nottinghamshire CCGs lead on cervical screenings

    Published: 23 October 2018

    Millions of women are not having their cervical smear test during the recommended time frame for their age. However, women living in the South Nottinghamshire CCG areas are bucking the trend and feature in the top five areas in the country for women having their screenings. Rushcliffe CCG was at the top of the list […] Read more →

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