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Nottingham Hospitals weekly update on admissions with Covid, bed occupancy and deaths

In a bid to get as many people boosted as possible before the end of the year, the local NHS has increased the number of sites and added tens of thousands of additional bookable appointments.

The message is simple, all adults can now book or walk in for a booster jab.

Book your booster: You can book on the NHS website or by calling 119.

Walk-in for a booster: Walk into specialist walk in venues. Find your nearest walk in venue.

Hospitals

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  • We have seen 89 admissions in the seven days to 12 December, which compares to 100 in the previous 7-day period
  • We had 176 beds occupied by Covid+ patients on 14 December, this compares to 175 beds on 7 December
  • Of those 176 beds, 13% (24 beds) were mechanically ventilated and in the most critical condition
  • In the week from 9-15 December there were 10 deaths, which compares to 16 the previous week

*Sherwood Forest Hospitals, Nottingham University Hospitals and Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust

General Practice

  • Latest data shows that in October there were 577,747 GP appointments with 64 per cent of these being face-to-face and 45 per cent of patients being seen the same day or next.

Vaccinations

  • Latest figures (8 December – 12 December) show in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire 1,820,501 vaccinations (first, second, third and boosters) have been administered since the start of the programme.
  • 83.1 per cent of over 18s have now received 2 doses.
  • 62 per cent of 18-29-year-olds have had two doses.
  • 89.6 per cent of those aged 30 and over have had two doses.
  • 46.7 per cent of 12-15-year-olds in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire have had one dose of the vaccine.
  • 73 per cent of over 50s have had a booster dose.

Remember 

The NHS is here for you and so if you are concerned about a new lump or mole or have any other health issues then please get in touch with your GP.

If it is not an emergency you can use a range of service, such as:

Pharmacy 

Pharmacies can offer over the counter advice and treat common illnesses such as colds, sore throats, stings and allergies.

Call 111 First 

Once a patients calls 111 or visits 111 online they will be navigated to the most appropriate service, first time by a trained operator. The operator will even be able to book appointments and timeslots at the most appropriate health service for your needs.

Visit the NHS Urgent Care Centre 

  • Nottingham – The NHS Urgent Care Centre (next to the BBC building) is open every day from 7am-9pm. It deals with non-life threatening injuries and health problems. You don’t need an appointment to attend. Seaton House, London Road, Nottingham, NG2 4LA Tel: 0115 883 8500
  • Newark – Newark Urgent Treatment Centre at Newark Hospital is open 9am-9pm. It can be found on Boundary Road, NG24 4DE
  • Sutton In Ashfield – Primary Care 24 is open 24 hours a day and can be found at King’s Mill Hospital, NG17 4JL

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