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  • November 2019
  • Mental health support teams launched across schools in Rushcliffe and Gedling

    Published: 26 November 2019

    Pupils struggling with mental health issues are set to benefit from more joined-up care and support across schools and NHS services as a new mental health support service is launched in a number of schools in South Nottinghamshire. Mental Health Support Teams will be available to pupils in Rushcliffe and Gedling from December 2019, giving […] Read more →

  • Patients access liver tests at Bulwell health centre during Alcohol Awareness Week 

    Published: 13 November 2019

    People concerned about the health effects of alcohol received free liver tests at an event in Bulwell today. As part of alcohol awareness week, the Bulwell Riverside joint service centre offered​ visitors a free ‘fibroscan’ test. The painless scan is a type of ultrasound that can measure inflammation in the liver, a key marker of liver disease […] Read more →

  • Think self care for life

    Published: 13 November 2019

    A guide to self care  Ready to get self care savvy? Self care is what we do for ourselves to stay healthy and look after our own wellbeing. It’s something we all do and it includes the choices we make to prevent illness, like eating healthy food, going to the gym, having a flu vaccination […] Read more →

  • Strategic plans set out key priorities

    Published: 11 November 2019

    As part of our journey to form a new strategic commissioning organisation from 1 April next year, we have worked with system partners to produce a number of plans to clearly set out our aims and objectives. Click here to view our strategies. Read more →

  • At risk’ groups urged to get vaccinated as Nottingham and Nottinghamshire ‘Fluathon’ kicks off

    Published: 03 November 2019

    As we rapidly approach Winter, it’s important to take action to ensure your family stays well over the season. That’s why we’re urging the parents of two- and three-year-olds to help their little ones avoid flu this winter by taking them for their free nasal flu vaccinations. Flu is a highly contagious virus that anyone can […] Read more →

  • October 2019
  • NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCGs set to establish single strategic commissioning organisation

    Published: 29 October 2019

    The six CCGs in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire are set to merge next April in a move that will establish a single commissioning organisation for the local health system.  A letter to the CCGs from NHS England and NHS Improvement received this week provided formal approval for the current six local CCGs to dissolve in order to form a new strategic commissioner. The new organisation, […] Read more →

  • Transformation Plan for Children and Young People’s Emotional and Mental Health published

    Published: 27 October 2019

    An update for the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Joint Local Transformation Plan for Children and Young People’s Emotional and Mental Health 2016-2021 is now available to download. The aim of the local transformation plan is to explain progress to date and future priorities in relation to children and young people’s mental health. You can view the […] Read more →

  • Is it time to talk? Why talking therapies could be for you!

    Published: 18 October 2019

    If you’re suffering from any mental health issue, from anxiety and stress to depression and paranoia, then you might benefit from talking therapies. IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) is an NHS programme which provides specialist therapy for people living with mental health issues. The therapy services support people who are living with mental health […] Read more →

  • July 2019
  • Proposed merger consultation update

    Published: 24 July 2019

    We can now share the findings from the recent consultation that asked you for your views on the proposed plans to merge the six CCGs in Nottinghamshire – Mansfield and Ashfield, Newark and Sherwood, Nottingham City, Nottingham North and East, Nottingham West and Rushcliffe –to create one Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG. The consultation closed on […] Read more →

  • Keep hydrated in hot weather

    Published: 19 July 2019

    It’s hotting up next week, with the forecast suggesting many of us will enjoy warm weather in the next few days so here are some tips on keeping everyone in the family healthy and well hydrated. Dehydration means your body loses more fluids than you take in. You should not wait for signs of dehydration e.g. feeling […] Read more →

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