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Category: NHS

  • 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 →

  • New mental health campaign launched across the Midlands

    Published: 10 October 2018

    Each year, around one in four people in England experience a mental health problem and the proportion of diagnosable common mental health conditions has increased by 20% in 20 years. In the Midlands, 71% of people report experiencing one or more of low mood, anxiety, stress and trouble sleeping frequently or occasionally. To improve this, […] Read more →

  • September 2018
  • Share your views on gynaecology services in Greater Nottingham

    Published: 04 September 2018

    Have you used any gynaecology services in Greater Nottingham? If the answer is yes, then we want to hear about your experiences. We are reviewing the community gynaecology service, which provides treatment and support to people with conditions such as irregular bleeding, pelvic pain and ovarian cysts. Your feedback will help shape future services. How […] Read more →

  • July 2018
  • Join us to discuss the Nottingham Treatment Centre

    Published: 19 July 2018

    Have your say… We are holding a series of patient focus groups to discuss how you feel we can best use the Nottingham Treatment Centre and shape the services it delivers.  The Nottingham Treatment Centre is based at the Queens Medical Centre. Your views will help us understand how we can improve the future local […] Read more →


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