Archive by category Health

Crackdown on illegal cigarettes as Nottingham marks ‘No Tobacco Day’

Crackdown on illegal cigarettes as Nottingham marks ‘No Tobacco Day’

More than 217,000 illegal cigarettes have been seized in Nottingham in the last two years as part of the city’s commitment to tackling the sale of illegal tobacco. Nottingham City Trading Standards teamed up with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to launch Operation CeCe in 2020. In that time, Trading Standards teams have seized […]

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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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Covid-19 Memorial Event to remember those lost to the virus in Nottingham

Covid-19 Memorial Event to remember those lost to the virus in Nottingham

People are invited to join a public memorial event on the steps of the Council House in Nottingham to remember those who have lost their lives to Covid-19. Hosted by Nottingham City Council, the event will include a minute’s silence and will bring together faith leaders and Civic guests, including the Lord Mayor and the […]

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City Council to create ‘living memorials’ for those who lost their lives to Covid-19 in Nottingham

City Council to create ‘living memorials’ for those who lost their lives to Covid-19 in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council is to create ‘living memorials’ to remember those who lost their lives to Covid-19 in Nottingham. A Covid Memorial Garden is to be created in Bulwell Forest, while 1,000 trees will be planted across the city to represent the Nottingham residents who died during the pandemic. A Covid Memorial Tree will be […]

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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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Supermarket vouchers and activity clubs for families this Christmas

Supermarket vouchers and activity clubs for families this Christmas

Further support is being provided to struggling families over Christmas through school food vouchers and outdoor holiday activities. The City Council has consistently made £15-per-week vouchers available to all children who receive free school meals (FSM) over holiday periods, and these have been issued to parents. Alongside the supermarket vouchers will be a number of […]

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