Archive by category Public Health

ParkLives launches brand new timetable in Nottingham in time for summer

ParkLives launches brand new timetable in Nottingham in time for summer

Nottingham’s summer ParkLives programme is now underway, with residents able to take advantage of free and fun sessions taking place across the city. The June and July programme includes 16 fun and informal activities, with everything from lakeside yoga and health walks, to bowls, family tennis and a ‘Couch to 5K’ running club. A number […]

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Ping! When you’re winning – Call for volunteers to grow table tennis in the city

Ping! When you’re winning – Call for volunteers to grow table tennis in the city

Ping!, the innovative ping pong festival will be back on the streets of Nottingham this summer with tables popping up across the city anywhere with sites including Clifton Playing Fields and Nottingham Station. While the emphasis is very much on playing, the project also wants to encourage a team of volunteers to help spread the […]

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New sexual health service ‘one-stop shops’ will offer improved support

New sexual health service ‘one-stop shops’ will offer improved support

Citizens in Nottingham and south Nottinghamshire will now benefit from improved sexual health support following the launch of ‘one-stop shops’. A new contract has been agreed by Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County councils which will see the implementation of an up-to-date Integrated Sexual Health Service. The new service went live on Monday (April 4) and will […]

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Councils back campaign on safer sleeping for babies

Councils back campaign on safer sleeping for babies

Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County councils have teamed up to support national Safer Sleep Week 2016. The campaign, organised by the Lullaby Trust and running this week, aims to highlight the importance of safer sleeping for babies. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) claims the lives of around five babies a week in the UK and the […]

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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire speak out against Child Sexual Exploitation

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire speak out against Child Sexual Exploitation

A week of awareness about child sexual exploitation (CSE) begins across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire today 14 March 2016. CSE is a type of sexual abuse in which the victim is given something (affection, food, money, drugs, alcohol or gifts) in exchange for sexual activity with one or more abusers. CSE can affect any child under […]

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Have your say on specialist health care

Have your say on specialist health care

Nottinghamshire Transforming Care Programme 2016 People in Nottingham are being asked for their views to help transform and deliver the right services for children, young people and adults with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism who display behaviour that challenges. Nottinghamshire is one of five areas nationally which has been selected by NHS England to lead the […]

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