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£5.7 million theatre upgrade plans for Nottingham’s QMC

A £5.7m project to upgrade QMC's surgical theatres starts next week, delivering a new ventilation system. The hospital provides around 16,000 surgical procedures each year...

Surgeon sets new frontiers in battle against bacteria!

It could almost be a scene from the latest Star Trek movie! The patient is prepared in a state-of-the-art operating theatre and ready for surgery...
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Scarlet Fever warning after cases increase significantly

Scarlet fever is a very contagious, seasonal bacterial illness that mainly affects children and is not uncommon for this time of year. Over 40 cases...
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Nottingham patients to benefit from £30 million funding boost

Nottingham is to receive a share of £30 million to transform healthcare using the science of data. As one of six sites in the UK...

£23 million funding boost for new mums’ mental health

The NHS has confirmed that extra funding will be made available to improve the mental health of at least 3,000 pregnant women and those...

Nottinghamshire woman shares her cervical cancer story

A Nottinghamshire cancer survivor is sharing her story ahead of World Cancer Day (Sun 4 Feb) to encourage women to have their smear test. At...

Community pharmacists reduce pressure on GP practices, says University study

Community pharmacists in GP practices can significantly relieve pressure on doctors and nurses by providing patient focused services that help free up appointment times,...
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New figures show larger proportion of strokes in the middle aged

Public Health England (PHE) today launches the Act FAST stroke campaign which urges the public to call 999 if they notice even one of the...

NHS England sets out plans to be first in the world to eliminate Hepatitis...

England could be the first country in the world to eliminate Hepatitis C, under ambitious plans announced by the NHS today. NHS leaders today called...

7 Flu Myths: Have you had your jab?

You may have seen in the media that flu is currently on the rise in the UK, with figures showing this is now the...
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Beeston mum reunited with ambulance crew who saved her unborn baby’s life

An expectant mother from Beeston feared for her and her baby’s life when her waters broke at home and she delivered the baby’s cord. Beverley...
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New equipment is trialled by 12-year-old Max at Nottingham Children’s Hospital

Testing and treatment of children with severe and chronic respiratory problems is being made easier at Nottingham Children’s Hospital this winter thanks to a...
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New blood test can confirm presence of prostate cancer

Scientists and clinicians in Nottingham have developed a simple blood test which can confirm the presence or absence of prostate cancer and remove the...
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How much has medical negligence cost Nottinghamshire hospitals?

Medical mistakes from the last 20 years are still costing hospitals thousands of pounds every year in damages payouts. See how Nottinghamshire NHS Trusts...

Chief medical officer advises NHS staff to make sure they get flu jab

The Chief Medical Officer is among a group of leading doctors and nurses who have written to NHS staff urging them to get...

More clinical pharmacists set to boost GP services for patients and practices

Nearly 34 million patients will benefit from improved GP services as NHS England boosts the number of surgery-based clinical pharmacists that can offer expert...

Norovirus: Nottingham Hospitals issue visitor guidance as outbreak confirmed

Nottingham University Hospitals are appealing to the public to avoid visiting friends and relatives in hospital if you think you may be suffering from...

Sugary drinks face NHS ban if action is not taken by Trusts

The NHS is taking action on sugar, with almost two thirds of NHS trusts now signed up to a voluntary scheme to reduce...

Cold weather prompts further health warnings from Public Health England

Arrival of cold weather across Yorkshire and the Humber, the North East and North West of England that is due to spread across the...

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...

How to book urgent same-day GP appointments in Rushcliffe over Christmas and New Year

In Rushcliffe, you can pre-book an appointment with a GP over the Christmas break. The service is available to Rushcliffe registered patients (and any...
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Nottingham Emergency Department staff issue healthy advice for Christmas

Emergency Department staff are encouraging Nottinghamshire residents to add some important health related to-dos to their Christmas checklist.   They are offering advice on how to...
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NUH Trust independent review into the still birth of Harriet Hawkins

The trust has published an executive summary of an independent external report into the still birth of Harriet Hawkins and the care she received...

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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