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Council allocates £3.5 million to support the city’s most vulnerable

Council allocates £3.5 million to support the city’s most vulnerable

Nottingham City Council will give out over £3.5million to struggling pensioners, families and the city’s most vulnerable households to help with the rising cost-of-living crisis. The council’s Executive Board formally accepted the funds from the Government’s Household Support Fund in April. In previous funding rounds the Government grant has been used towards a package of […]

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Council committee calls for urgent action on leadership of NUH maternity review

Council committee calls for urgent action on leadership of NUH maternity review

The Council’s Health and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee has today written to the Health Secretary Sajid Javid and NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I) calling for urgent action around the issue of maternity care in Nottingham.  Councillors heard this morning from representatives of Nottingham University Hospital’s (NUH) NHS Trust who updated the Committee on progress in recent weeks and months. […]

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Mel Barrett appointed as Lead for Nottingham City Place Based Partnership

Mel Barrett appointed as Lead for Nottingham City Place Based Partnership

Mel Barrett, Chief Executive of Nottingham City Council, has been appointed as Lead for Nottingham City Place Based Partnership (PBP). He will take over from Dr Hugh Porter as Interim Lead on 1 April 2022. The Nottingham City PBP, formerly known as the Integrated Care Partnership, was established in 2019 to bring together health and […]

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Nottingham needs homecare workers

Nottingham needs homecare workers

Nottingham City Council is leading the rallying cry to encourage more people to become homecare workers to provide much-needed care to people who need support residents in our communities. Local homecare providers have available positions in homecare available now, with full pay, flexible hours and training and opportunities for people to progress their career within […]

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Council urges people to Take Care this winter

Council urges people to Take Care this winter

Nottingham City Council is asking people to ‘Take Care’ this winter as cases of Covid-19 start to rise. People should continue to follow the guidance on ‘Hands/Face/Space/Fresh Air’, test regularly for the virus and get vaccinated as soon as possible. Latest figures show Nottingham now has 309 cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 population, up from […]

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Plans in place to help vulnerable people and their carers through a Covid winter

Plans in place to help vulnerable people and their carers through a Covid winter

Arrangements are in place to ensure that people relying on carers or in care homes, and the staff who look after them, are supported through the winter during the ongoing pandemic. The City Council’s winter pressures plan is put in place every year in conjunction with health services to identify local needs and make sure […]

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Nottingham City Council and Age UK Notts call for reinstatement of priority shopping hours

Nottingham City Council and Age UK Notts call for reinstatement of priority shopping hours

Nottingham City Council has written to all major and local independent supermarkets requesting a priority shopping hour for older and vulnerable citizens be reinstated with the pending national lockdown, with Age UK Notts backing the council’s call. In mid-October, the Deputy Leader of the council, Councillor Sally Longford, wrote to all major and local supermarkets […]

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