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Alcohol harm focus of Health and Wellbeing Board in Nottingham

Alcohol harm focus of Health and Wellbeing Board in Nottingham

Ways to reduce alcohol harm are to be discussed at a meeting of Nottingham City’s Health and Wellbeing Board today (28 November). Making sure people have the right information and advice and having ‘alcohol champions’ are being suggested as part of an eight-point plan to reduce the number of people whose lives are affected alcohol. […]

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Nottingham City Council suspends role in Integrated Care System

Nottingham City Council suspends role in Integrated Care System

Nottingham City Council has suspended its formal role in the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System (ICS). A decision was taken at the council’s Executive Board today (20 Nov) to call for greater accountability in the way decisions are being made by a partnership of NHS and other health organisations, formerly known as the Sustainability […]

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Awards to honour those who help others in Nottingham

Awards to honour those who help others in Nottingham

Nominations are now open to recognise the efforts of people in Nottingham who strive to improve the health and wellbeing of others. The Michael Varnam Awards 2018 will particularly champion those who work tirelessly in the city’s more disadvantaged communities. They are organised jointly by Nottingham City Council, Nottingham City Health and Wellbeing Board, NHS […]

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Have your say on plans for cleaner air

Have your say on plans for cleaner air

People are invited to give their views on Nottingham City Council’s proposals to tackle air pollution. Projects including the retrofitting of buses with clean exhaust technology, requiring every taxi to meet higher emissions standards by 2020, and the council replacing its heavy vehicles – such as bin lorries – with electric vehicles, will all contribute […]

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Tattooists and piercing businesses to get hygiene ratings

Tattooists and piercing businesses to get hygiene ratings

Nottingham City Council is leading on a countywide scheme to improve and maintain hygiene and safety standards within the tattooing, semi-permanent make up and cosmetic piercing industry. The Nottinghamshire Hygiene Accreditation Scheme (HAS) aims to improve and maintain hygiene standards and minimise the risk of infection and infectious disease that can come from treatments. Similar […]

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Council leader thanks staff for keeping services – and the city – going despite bad weather

Council leader thanks staff for keeping services – and the city – going despite bad weather

Nottingham City Council Leader Cllr Jon Collins has praised council staff for keeping services running during the current severe weather. The vast majority of services have continued as sub-zero temperatures and significant snowfall have hit the city this week. Some schools have closed and no day centres were open today (March 1), but most other […]

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Nottingham wins bid to become a Time to Change hub to change how we think and act about mental health

Nottingham wins bid to become a Time to Change hub to change how we think and act about mental health

Today Nottingham has been named a Time to Change hub, set up to change how we all think and act about mental health locally. Time to Change hubs are networks of local organisations and individuals committed to ending negative attitudes and behaviours towards people experiencing mental health problems in their communities. Too many people with […]

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