New smartphone app partnership will help save more lives across the East Midlands

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) is the first UK ambulance service outside of London to partner with GoodSAM (Smartphone Activated Medics); a web based...

NHS staff swapping the front-line for the battlefield

NHS staff who swap the frontline of health care for the battlefield are encouraging others to sign up. Pharmacists, radiologists and other health staff from...

Summer food safety week advice for Rushcliffe residents

Most of us love the warmer weather but Rushcliffe residents are being encouraged to think harder about food safety during the summer months.   Food Safety...

The Ear Foundation- free NHS hearing aid clinics in West Bridgford

Do you or someone you know have a hearing loss and wear NHS hearing aids? Are you looking for help with maintaining your hearing...

Brand new air ambulance for Lincs and Notts

Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance have welcomed a new state-of-the-art AgustaWestland 169 (AW169) helicopter at their base in RAF Waddington.  The new aircraft became...

Frequent 999 caller sent back to jail after calling 152 times in four months

A man from Leicestershire has been sentenced to another 10 weeks in prison after making 152 false calls to EMAS in four months. Dominic Thomas,...

Get up and go in Rushcliffe

A new campaign has been launched to encourage Rushcliffe people to Get Up & Go to help reduce falls. Falls are the largest cause of...
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New Nottingham Institute will provide excellence on nursing and midwifery care

A new centre of excellence for the development of nursing and midwifery care is being launched by Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH).   The Institute...

Care Quality Commission Report: EMAS still ‘requires improvement’ to be safe and effective

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its report today on East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) following its inspection carried out between 21 and...
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EMAS Video : How to save someone who is choking

James Hornby, Community Response Manager for East Midlands Ambulance Service talks us through how to save someone's life if they are choking. After the close...
QMC

Patients give their views on care at Nottingham University Hospitals

Results from the latest national inpatient survey show improvements in the experience of patients compared to a year ago at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS...

Residents asked to help shape new memory menus for hospital patients

Nottinghamshire residents are being asked to help shape new memory menus for hospital patients.   They are being given the chance to put forward their favourite...

Heart disease prediction tool more accurate than ever, according to University of Nottingham study

A study from the University of Nottingham has shown heart disease patients who would have previously slipped through the net can now be picked...

All Nottinghamshire Bank Holiday pharmacy opening times

The NHS is reminding people in Nottinghamshire that if they have a minor illness this bank holiday, their local pharmacist can offer quick, confidential...

Spire Nottingham: New hospital announces open day

Spire Nottingham, the recently opened £60m hospital at Tollerton has announced details of an open day for the public to visit and have a...

Remembering the past helps patients with dementia live in the present

An innovative project that encourages patients with dementia to engage with artefacts is helping to reduce distress, support social interactions and re-orientate patients who...

The new tobacco laws come into force on May 21st

Health officials in Nottingham hope that the introduction of standardised packaging for tobacco this week will help reduce the number of children taking up...

All IT systems down at West Bridgford’s Embankment medical centre

After the news of the NHS and other organisations becoming the victims of a cyber-attack, West Bridgford's Embankment centre also has no IT systems...

Nottingham University Hospitals announces first DAISY Award winners

A 'brilliant' nurse and a 'lifesaving' midwife have become the first UK acute hospital winners of an international award after being nominated by patients. Oncology...

Bank Holiday Pharmacies: All Nottinghamshire pharmacy opening times

The NHS is reminding people in Nottinghamshire where they can access expert medical treatment during the May Bank Holidays (1 May and 29 May...

Pictures & Video: Nottingham’s new £60m hospital opened today

Nottingham’s newest hospital opened today (April 28) as work on the £60million project completes after almost two years. Spire Nottingham Hospital, built on land adjacent to the...

Nottingham University Hospitals announces new Chairman

Eric Morton is the new Chairman of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) and will take up his new role on 1 May 2017.   Eric...

Hundreds of lives saved by Nottingham Major Trauma Centre

Hundreds of extra lives have been saved thanks to the teams at QMC’s East Midlands Major Trauma Centre during its first five years.   QMC took...

Nottinghamshire Pharmacies Easter Bank Holiday Opening Hours

The NHS is reminding people in Nottinghamshire where they can access expert medical treatment during the Easter bank holiday weekend (14 – 17 April...

Voting is now open in the Nurse and Midwife of the Year awards.

Congratulations to all those shortlisted for the Nurse & Midwife of the Year awards. Voting is open now. Every day Nurses and Midwives work tirelessly...

Parkinson’s drugs are ‘falling behind’

A generation of people with Parkinson’s in the East Midlands will face an uncertain future knowing that their condition will never improve, unless urgent...

Kitchen table approach for patient safety at Nottingham Hospitals

Gathering around the ‘kitchen table’ to discuss and share patient safety stories and experiences could become a regular feature at Hospitals in Nottingham. A number...

Midlands workers slacking when it comes to back pain

As part of Chiropractic Awareness Week (11 – 16 April) Dr. Bryon Sanders from Nottingham Chiropractor is urging workers to do more to protect...

Susan Hart: 5 Tips for Weight Loss

Did you know that in England over 61% of adults are overweight or obese? If you’d like to get healthier and fitter why not...

National research study highlights Rushcliffe care homes success

A national study by the Improvement Analytics Unit published today, 31 March 2017, shows that an enhanced package of support is likely to be...

NUH Critical care team shortlisted for national award

NUH's Critical Care Outreach Team has been shortlisted for a national patient safety award. The team are in the running for the Patient Safety in...

Nottingham hospital launches pledge to improve breast cancer services

Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust has today launched its new Service Pledge for Breast Cancer – an initiative in collaboration with leading UK...

Hospital staff become dining companions for Nutrition and Hydration Week

Hospital staff have served up support for Nutrition and Hydration Week in Nottingham. Dozens of volunteers signed up to be dining companions and help serve...

Councillors ask health bosses to reconsider IVF cuts

Health bosses have been asked to look again at proposals which would prevent would-be parents from accessing free IVF treatments in parts of Nottinghamshire. Nottinghamshire...

It’s quick and easy to see your pharmacist about minor illnesses

NHS England is reminding residents in the East Midlands that pharmacists are able to offer medical advice and on the spot care for minor...

Sepsis screening tool rolled out in Nottingham Hospitals

A new sepsis e-screening tool is being rolled out across NUH after a successful trial. Nursing and medical staff on B3 have been using the...

Nottingham Hospitals’ pyjama plan gets Worldwide attention

A simple idea from Nottingham nurses to use a patient's wardrobe to help them recover and leave hospital sooner is turning into an international...

Five surprising facts about the common cold from NHS England

All of us will have had one, many of us will have one will be nursing one right now – but did you know...

10 reasons why working out will improve your day!

As part of the University of Nottingham's #projectme they asked two of their fitness instructors why channelling your energy and working out can help...
QMC

NUH CQC Inspection ‘Good’ but with improvements required on quality of care

Patients did not have timely access to initial assessment and diagnosis. There was a risk that high demand, unrelenting pressure and staff perception...

Susan Hart: Vitamin D – Should you take supplements?

Its been widely reported in the press that we are recommended to take vitamin D supplements, after studies showed this “sunshine’ vitamin could protect against colds and...

Early cancer diagnosis could save your life

The latest Be Clear on Cancer campaign hopes to raise awareness about certain abdominal symptoms or “tummy troubles” that could be signs of cancer,...

Susan Hart: Nutrition, meditation and yoga 

It’s cold, it's damp and it's February! At this time of year when all we seem to do is work, eat and sleep it’s...

EMAS responds to National Audit Office report on NHS ambulance services

In response to the National Audit Office report on NHS Ambulance Services, EMAS says it supports the statement issued by the Association of Ambulance...

Nottingham study helps understanding of how prostate cancer spreads around the body

Scientists have taken a major leap forward in being able to fully understand how prostate cancer cells acquire their ability to spread from the...

Big plans for Nottingham’s newest hospital

The man who will head up Nottingham’s newest hospital has spoken about his plans for the 58-bed unit when it opens its doors in...
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NUH surgeon gives hope to women with cervical cancer

A consultant at Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust is giving young women with cervical cancer the hope that one day they could become...

Target freshers to halt spread of meningitis, say researchers

A campaign targeted at students arriving at university for the first time could hold the key to reducing the spread of meningitis and septicaemia,...
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Susan Hart Recipe: Date and seed energy balls

This week's recipe from Susan Hart helps banish the Blue Monday blues.   200g pitted dates (preferably Medjool) 2 tbls chia seeds 2 tbls oats 1 tbls coconut oil ¼...

The future of MRI in Nottingham unveiled

Forty years after taking delivery of the world’s first whole body scanner, and 25 years after the opening of its Magnetic Resonance Centre, The...
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