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...
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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...

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...
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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...