NUH releases results of Children’s survey

A recent survey shows that most young patients and their families are pleased with their overall care at Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH), but there...

Nottingham Hospitals undertakes its first robot assisted gynaecological surgery

The first robotic assisted gynaecological surgery at Nottingham University Hospitals has taken place. Consultant Gynae-oncologist, Jafaru Abu and his team have started using the daVinci...

Call for children to get the ‘flu vaccination

Parents of young children across Nottinghamshire are being reminded to make sure their child is protected from flu this winter by getting the free...
Nottinghamshire County Council

Extra £400,000 social care cash for Nottinghamshire hospital patients over winter

Plans to increase social care support at Nottinghamshire hospitals over the winter period to help reduce unnecessary discharge delays at a cost of almost...

PHE is urging women to have cervical screening after latest figures show a drop...

Public Health England (PHE) has issued a fresh appeal to young women to take up the invitation of a cervical cancer test as new...

Urgent Treatment Centre at Nottingham’s QMC reopens after £400,000 expansion

The Urgent Treatment Centre at Queen's Medical Centre has reopened after a £400,000 expansion, further improving access and assessments for patients presenting for urgent...

Nottingham’s children’s radiology department gets new equipment and themed makeover

Young patients are set to benefit from better quality diagnostic tests as a result of a £614,000 investment in specialist radiology equipment and themed...
QMC Nottingham

Nottingham Hospitals introduces live emergency department wait times online

You can now find out in real time how long you’re likely to have to wait for treatment at the QMC’s Emergency Department (A&E). Go...
Spire Nottingham

Movember man talk could save your life

Make time for man talk! That’s the advice being given to men as part of the national Movember campaign – the month that spotlights...
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Video: Lifesaving skills and CPR teachathon in Nottingham

Lifesaving skills and advice were on offer in Nottingham City Centre today Monday October 23. On until 5pm.  Staff from Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust...
Nottingham City Hospital

30 extra respiratory beds at Nottingham City Hospital

Extra hospital and community beds, changes to the way patients are assessed for their post-hospital care needs and closer working between agencies, mean health...

World Spine Day: Back pain putting people in East Midlands off exercise

Dr Bryon Sanders of Nottingham Chiropractor is urging more people to be aware of the benefits of exercise for improving their back health this...

NUHonours ‘Hospital Heroes’ shortlist announced

More than 40 hospital heroes have today been named as finalists in the NUHonours Awards. The annual awards ceremony recognises staff at Nottingham University Hospitals...

Is your partner’s hearing loss driving you mad? asks University

Having to shout to be heard, constantly repeating yourself and competing over the blare of a too-loud TV…living with someone experiencing hearing loss can...

New ‘grow your own’ garden opens for cancer patients at City Hospital

A new ‘grow your own’ garden has been revealed to patients and staff today at Nottingham City Hospital, as part of ongoing work to...

At risk groups urged to get flu vaccinations

Pregnant women and young children are once again being targeted to increase take-up of the flu vaccination. The common virus, spread by coughs and sneezes,...

Call for men and parents of children with lichen sclerosus to help Nottingham researchers

Skin experts at the University of Nottingham are calling for men and parents of children with the chronic skin condition ‘lichen sclerosus’ to help...

Ruddington chiropractor reveals common back pain myths

To mark Backcare Awareness Week (2nd – 6th October) Dr Bryon Sanders, British Chiropractic Association member from the Nottingham Chiropractor Clinic in Ruddington has...

Children’s Hospital nurse sews home comforts for young Intensive Care patients

An intensive care nurse at Nottingham Children's Hospital has been sewing in her spare time to help her young patients feel more at home...

European role for Deputy Director of Nottingham Health Science Biobank

Dr Balwir Matharoo-Ball, Deputy Director of Nottingham Health Science Biobank (NHSB), has been elected President of the European, Middle Eastern and African Society for...

Latest step in NUH’s fight against sepsis

Emergency Department patients are to be given sepsis advice as part of NUH's latest efforts in the fight against sepsis.  The new leaflets will be...

Critical Care Unit opens a new Simulation Suite thanks to fundraising efforts by Nottinghamshire...

A new critical care training suite has opened thanks to the grateful family and friends of a young woman treated by the unit at...

Omega 3 helps the gut stay healthy, Nottingham study finds

Taking omega-3 as part of a healthy diet with plenty of fibre and probiotic foods can improve the diversity of the gut microbiome according...

NHS England launches online GP access for people with disabilities in Nottinghamshire

New guides to help those with disabilities in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire to access GP online services have been launched. Designed to help those that have...

Mobility scooter users sought for new road safety project

A new training video is being developed to improve road safety for first-time mobility scooter users.   The project, being led by psychologists at Nottingham Trent...

Nottingham’s hospitals urge people to sign Organ Donor Register

Families are being urged to make sure their loved ones know their wishes when it comes to organ donation. Last year 70 people in Nottinghamshire...
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Nottingham’s e-nurses an example for other Trusts to follow

The use of technology and mobile devices to monitor patients' symptoms and status across Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) is being heralded by...

Creative ideas flowing for hospital challenge as team designs better water jugs

Nursing staff have teamed up with designers to tackle a problem posed on hospital wards throughout the country – poorly designed water jugs. The plastic...

£2million released for mid-Notts overseas GP recruitment

NHS England has announced a new wave of funding to recruit talented doctors from overseas for GP practices in Mansfield, Ashfield and Newark.  As part...

NUH warning after increase in children needing hospital treatment for sunburn

An increase in the number of children needing hospital treatment has led nurses to urge parents and the public in general to take care...
QMC

Health Secretary praise for Notts social care reducing hospital discharge delays

The Secretary of State for Health has praised Nottinghamshire County Council for its work in reducing discharge delays in Nottinghamshire hospitals. The Rt. Hon Jeremy...

Five top tips to keep children with asthma safe this summer

If you have a child with asthma you’re probably well practised in managing the condition and knowing what to do if your child needs...
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NUH initiative to improve patients’ surgery experience rolled out nationally

Award winning work by staff at Nottingham University Hospital is now being shared across the NHS nationally, with a new video promoting the benefits...

Putting ‘sat navs’ on junior doctors can improve patient care, says Nottingham research

The results of a research project run by the University of Nottinghamwhich used the latest technology to track out-of-hours doctors have revealed significant improvements...

Nottingham artisan bakery The Bakehouse is a Great Taste winner of 2017

A Nottingham bakery has won a prestigious food award, only nine months after first opening its doors. Sherwood-based artisan bakery, café and micropub The Bakehouse...

More than 10,000 people signed up for NUH clinical research trials

NUH is celebrating a significant improvement in research and innovation activity which is viewed as amongst the best in the country. The Trust delivered more...

500 new doctors join Nottingham Hospitals this week

Hundreds of new doctors are starting their careers in Nottingham’s hospitals this week.   Around 500 junior doctors are joining the ranks at Queen’s Medical Centre...
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NHS England Medical Director visits Nottingham to see ‘End Pj Paralysis’ campaign

NHS England's National Medical Director, Sir Bruce Keogh, visited QMC on Tuesday 25 July to hear how innovative ideas and technology are improving patient...

Get active with 10 minute Disney Shake Ups in Nottinghamshire

The Change4Life national Shake Ups programme aims to get children moving over the summer. Public Health Nottinghamshire is supporting the programme as every 10 minute...

Nottingham Hospitals’ paediatric diabetes team named best in England and Wales

Nottingham Children’s Hospital’s paediatric diabetes team has been named the best in England and Wales.   The team has topped the table in a national audit...

New CEO for Nottingham University Hospitals

Tracy Taylor has been appointed the new Chief Executive of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH), which runs QMC, Nottingham City Hospital and Ropewalk...

West Bridgford air cadets to teach life-saving techniques to community at planned event

Air Cadets in West Bridgford are putting on a special event to help teach the local community vital life-saving techniques.   On Thursday 20 July the...

Nottingham University Hospitals issues guidance for sun protection

NUH urges people to take extra care when out and about in the sun. Andrea Cronshaw, Clinical Nurse Specialist, for Children's, Burns and Plastics...

Which Rushcliffe and Nottingham summer events are smoke-free?

As Nottinghamshire County Council marks the ten-year anniversary of the indoor smoking ban, it also calls to residents not to smoke at public events...

Nottingham mum discovers cure for daughter’s eczema in a £3.99 cream from Boots

A young Nottingham mum whose three-year-old daughter has suffered from painful eczema since birth has revealed how her child's skin has been transformed by a...

Notts coma patient reunited with ambulance crews who helped save her life

A woman from Mansfield who had to be put into a coma for 19 days when she developed severe pneumonia has been reunited with...

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...
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