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  • June 2018
  • Annual Reports and Accounts 2017/18 published

    Published: 15 June 2018

    Our  Annual Report looks back at our year. It celebrates our achievements and looks ahead to the challenges and opportunities facing us as commissioners as we strive to provide more efficient local health services. We hope that you find an informative and thought provoking read. Read more →

  • 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 →

  • April 2018
  • Raise a cuppa - Dr Hilary joins NHS to launch Big 7Tea

    Published: 26 April 2018

    Today, to mark 70 days until the NHS turns 70, local NHS charities across the UK are asking local people to raise a cuppa for the NHS Big 7Tea on 5th July. The NHS Big 7Tea is a chance for people to celebrate 70 years of the NHS, recognise the hard work and commitment of […] Read more →

  • Roadshow to highlight risks of Type 2 diabetes rolls into Nottingham

    Published: 13 April 2018

    A diabetes charity working with the NHS in the East Midlands is marking Diabetes Prevention Week (16 – 22 April 2018) by hosting free assessments for type 2 diabetes in towns and cities across the region. Silver Star will be offering free risk assessments and blood tests for type 2 diabetes in a number of […] 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 →

  • January 2018
  • Extended GP service up to end of March 2018

    Published: 08 January 2018

    Additional GP appointments introduced over the holiday period will be available at weekends and evenings until the end of March in order to provide more choice and flexibility for patients in Greater Nottingham. Patients can book an urgent appointment the same day on weekends as well as Monday to Friday – by calling 111. Evening […] Read more →

  • Greater Nottingham Transformation: Public engagement event

    Published: 08 January 2018

    Date: Thursday 1 February 2018 Time: 6pm-8.30pm Location: The Grange Hall, Vicarage Ln, Radcliffe on Trent, Nottingham NG12 2FB People are invited to share their views and experiences of health and social care as part of plans to re-shape the NHS and council-led care in Nottingham. Hosted by the Greater Nottingham Transformation Partnership, the public event is the chance […] Read more →


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