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Category: Campaigns

  • November 2019
  • 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 →

  • July 2019
  • 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 →

  • February 2019
  • There's still time to protect yourself from flu

    Published: 01 February 2019

    We’re encouraging people in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, particularly those in at-risk groups, to get their flu vaccination if they have not already done so. The flu vaccine is offered free of charge by the NHS to people who are at higher risk from the virus. Adults aged 65 and over, those with long term health […] Read more →

  • October 2018
  • 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 →

  • June 2018
  • A small change having a big impact on care home residents in Greater Nottingham

    Published: 25 June 2018

    The hospital transfer pathway, or ‘red bag’ scheme, was introduced in October 2017 when health commissioners in Greater Nottingham launched the innovative scheme to help people living in care homes get quick and effective treatment when they need an emergency admission to hospital It’s a simple initiative, but it has improved communication between care homes […] 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 →

  • December 2017
  • GP services available over the Christmas holidays

    Published: 18 December 2017

    GP services available over the Christmas holidays The Greater Nottingham Clinical Commissioning Groups are advising local people to be aware of the GP services available over the Christmas holidays. From 22 December to 8 January, across Greater Nottingham urgent appointments are available on the bank holidays as well as weekends. Patients can book an urgent […] Read more →

  • Local pharmacy Christmas opening times

    Published: 15 December 2017

    As the Christmas holidays approach it’s important to remember that not all pharmacies will be open over the whole Christmas period. Most GP surgeries will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, so we would also encourage patients to order any medication they need in plenty of time so they have […] Read more →

  • November 2017
  • Stay well this Winter

    Published: 24 November 2017

    With GP’s surgeries and A&E coming under increasing pressure over the winter months, we’re asking you to consider whether you can self care if your illness is not serious. Coughs, colds and other minor illnesses can often be managed with a visit to your local pharmacist, but if your symptoms persist we recommend you book […] Read more →

  • August 2017
  • Health advice for the bank holiday weekend

    Published: 21 August 2017

    We are advising patients to order any repeat prescriptions they need ahead of their GP practice closing over the August bank holiday. Running out of daily medication could have serious consequences for patients who rely on them to control heart and breathing problems. People are also being urged to use choose the right medical services […] Read more →


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