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...

New headache and migraine clinic 
at West Bridgford osteopath

A new clinic is opening at Moore Osteopathy in West Bridgford, designed to help people who suffer from recurrent migraines, and headaches arising from 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...
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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...

It’s Blue Monday on January 16th – Help Nottingham mental health researchers fight the...

A team of researchers from the University of Nottingham is appealing for people in Nottinghamshire who experience depression and low mood to help them...

Significant investment in Nottingham independent hospital

The Danshell Group has made a significant investment in Cedar Vale independent hospital in Nottingham. The hospital in East Bridgford provides care and treatment for...

New MRI facility at City Hospital brings great benefits to patients

Patients at City Hospital are now able to access an improved MRI service, with the opening of a cutting edge new MRI facility. The new...

Notts reminded of Commit to Quit Campaign in January

Smokefreelife Nottinghamshire, a free stop-smoking service provided by Solutions 4 Health and commissioned by Nottinghamshire County Council’s Public Health team, is reminding smokers of...
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Susan Hart: Food safety at Christmas

I don’t want to be completely bah-humbug about Christmas, but this might be the only time of the year when the fridge, freezer, hobs and...

NUH awarded funding for project to save babies’ lives

Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust has been awarded a share of £250,000 in government funding to invest in a project that will benefit...
EMAS Merger Talks Could Create 'World's Largest Ambulance Service'

Nottingham QMC A&E: ‘Extremely busy, please use other services for minor illnesses’

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) is urging the public to only attend the Emergency Department (ED) at the Queen's Medical Centre in a...
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CRE Superbug Update: Nottingham City Hospital ward remains closed

Two patients on a City Hospital ward have been identified as carrying the carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) bug. NUH updates us on the CRE superbug situation...

West Bridgford and Nottingham opticians at the top of their game

West Bridgford and Nottingham opticians have been recognised for their high performance from stores across the UK at the Specsavers Awards for Excellence 2016. The team...

New brain scan could potentially diagnose Parkinson’s

A type of brain scan could act as a diagnostic tool in Parkinson's according to a new study carried out by researchers at Nottingham...
EMAS Merger Talks Could Create 'World's Largest Ambulance Service'

Further plea from QMC A&E after unprecedented ambulance arrivals this week

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) is urging the people of Nottingham only to attend QMC’s Emergency Department (ED) in a real emergency after...

New four-year health plan launched for Nottingham

Health partners across Nottingham have made a fresh commitment to improving people’s lives in the city – with a focus on helping those from...

Councillor criticises Chancellor for overlooking Social Care funding crisis

Councillor Graham Chapman has expressed 'real disappointment' that Chancellor, Phillip Hammond’s Autumn Statement made no reference to the health and social care funding crisis. Pressure...

Susan Hart reviews Alpro Go On yoghurt alternative

What better way to celebrate World vegan month than taste and review a new vegan snack. Alpro Go On is described as “the new plant-based...

Susan Hart: The importance of food portion control

Over 60% of the UK adult population is currently overweight or obese, and we all have a responsibility to reduce that statistic including fast food...

£2.4m funding acquired for NUH research improvements

The Research and Innovation team at Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust has been successful in acquiring £2.4 million in national funding, to help...

Hospitals Merger Plans Scrapped

It has been confirmed that Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (SFH) and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) are no longer pursuing a...

NUH Appeal to Public to Help Stop Norovirus Spreading as Symptoms Increase in Community

Nottingham University Hospitals are appealing to the public to be vigilant to help prevent any possible spread of Norovirus, following an increase in cases of...

Susan Hart: November is World Vegan Month

Taking better care of the earth's resources and the environment, ethical issues about animal welfare, the use of antibiotics and growth stimulants in animal...

Louise Scull and Peter Homa Step Down from Chair and CEO roles at SFH

Louise Scull and Peter Homa will step down from their role as Chair and Chief Executive at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (SFH),...

Flu Fighter Campaign Improves Front Line Health Employees Flu Jab Take Up

Nottingham hospitals are predicting that 75% of front line health workers will get their flu jab this year following a record start to a...
EMAS Merger Talks Could Create 'World's Largest Ambulance Service'

East Midlands Ambulance Handover Times Treble in Two Years

Ambulance handover times of over one hour have trebled over the past two years in the East Midlands, A Labour Party FOI request has revealed.    The data...

GP Practice Investigated After Child’s Death

A GP practice in Nottinghamshire was investigated after the death of a child who had Crohn’s disease and was throwing up “Coke-like sick”, a...

CBeebies Star Praises Nottingham Children’s Hospital

A star of the children's TV channel CBeebies described Nottingham Children's Hospital as 'amazing' during a visit this week. Angharad Rhodes appears on the channel...

Bra Shop Offers Choice to Breast Cancer Patients

Women who have had breast cancer treatment can now browse for lingerie in the Nottingham Breast Institute's bespoke bra shop, which is opening on...

Film for Safe Pregnancy for Women with Epilepsy Commended at International Conference

A short film produced by NUH that aims to help women with epilepsy to plan a safe pregnancy has been commended an international conference. Titled...

StayWell Campaign Launched – Get Your Flu Jab

About a third of pregnant women and young children in Nottingham booked in for a flu jab in 2015, sparking calls to increase the...

Smart Specs to Treat Facial Palsy and Monitor Mood Developed in Nottingham

Smart specs that know when you are smiling are being developed by researchers to help rehabilitate people with facial palsy. The technology - named Facial...

Debt Could Threaten NHS Trusts Merger

Councillors have expressed concerns that a Private Finance Initiative (PFI) deal could threaten a merger between two major NHS trusts. The proposed merger between Sherwood Forest...

Carlton Willows Medical Centre: Healthcare Assistant Posed as Doctor, Report Hears, as Building is...

A closed surgery building - where a healthcare assistant posed as a doctor and carried out internal examinations without being qualified to do so...

Hospital 2 Home Scheme Could Be Scrapped to Save £46,000 Per Year

A scheme in North Notts that supports patients who have been discharged from hospital could be scrapped to save a council £46,000 per year. The hospital...
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