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...
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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...
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