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...

Notts’ First ‘KeyRing’ Supported Living Network Approved

Councillors have approved plans for proposals for Nottinghamshire’s first KeyRing network to be developed. KeyRing networks typically consist of nine people with learning...

Thirteen-Month-Old Enrolled on 5k ‘Walk’ for Charity

Thirteen-month-old Sol Sommerville Williams, who has just taken his first steps, is enrolled on a 5k sponsored walk to support Nottingham Hospitals Charity. Sol is...

Excessive fasting times reduced at Nottingham’s hospitals

An innovative project to reduce excessive fasting times ahead of surgery has seen impressive results at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH). The Think Drink...

Anti-Slouch Chair Designed by NTU Student Improves Wellbeing

A desk chair designed by a Nottingham Trent University student discourages office workers from slouching and aims to improve their overall health and wellbeing. Meining...

Get £200 for Wearing a Leg Cast for a Few Days

An exciting research study is taking place in the University of Nottingham. The muscle research group are interested in muscle changes to inactivity in...

Open Day Wed 12th October at Helix House Healthcare West Bridgford

West Bridgford's Helix House Healthcare dental practice are holding an Open Day on October 12th - see details.   Helix House Healthcare West Bridgford For one...
Nottingham City Hospital

Education Centre at Nottingham City Hospital Allows Trainees to See Live Surgery in HD

A major education and conference facility is to re-open at Nottingham City Hospital following an extensive refurbishment - and will offer some of the...

Join the Challenge to Quit Smoking with #Stoptober Roadshows

There are 121,000 smokers in Nottinghamshire and one person dies every week in the county from a smoking-related illness. Hospitals see 31 smoking-related admissions every...

£23.6m Boost for NUH from UK’s Largest Ever Health Research Investment

Nottingham’s hospitals have been awarded £23.6 million from the Government to make world-first medical breakthroughs, as part of a record package of research funding...

Proposed Merger of SFH and NUH Moves to 2017

The proposed merger of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (SFH) and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) is now likely to happen in...

CCG Responds to Carlton GP Special Measures Action

Nottingham North & East Clinical Commissioning Group has welcomed the publication of the CQC report into the Willows Medical Centre, Carlton which was published...

Commission Places Nottingham GP practice into Special Measures

England’s Chief Inspector of General Practice has placed The Willows Medical Centre, in Carlton, Nottingham, into special measures following a Care Quality Commission inspection...

Dedicated Rehabilitation Facilities for Stroke Patients at City Hospital

Stroke patients across Nottinghamshire are benefitting from a new dedicated rehabilitation unit at one of the region's largest hospitals. Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH)...

Susan Hart: Tackling Childhood Obesity

If like me, you’re interested in nutrition and wellbeing you have probably seen that the childhood obesity plan has finally been published. But like...

It’s Nottinghamshire University Hospitals NHS Trust

The legal form of the organisation to be created when Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) and Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (SFH)...

Unique Surgery Opportunity for Nottingham Kidney Stone Patients

More than 250 patients have benefited from a unique treatment for the removal of kidney stones at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH).   NUH was...
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