Archive by category Health

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

New mental health and wellbeing website by and for local young people

New mental health and wellbeing website by and for local young people

A new website developed with input from and aiming to help young people with mental health issues has been launched in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. NottAlone brings a range of local mental health advice and help for young people together in one place. The site has been developed by young people, parents, carers and professionals from […]

Read More

Fresh plea for mandate on face coverings

Fresh plea for mandate on face coverings

Nottingham City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Adults and Health, Cllr Adele Williams, has called on the Secretary of State for decisive action on face coverings for indoor and crowded settings. Nottingham City Council believes a strong mandate on face coverings would with both preventing transmission and also sending a strong signal that there is no […]

Read More

Mental health services for children and young people set to expand in Nottingham

Mental health services for children and young people set to expand in Nottingham

Mental health support services for children and young people in Nottingham are set to reach double the number of educational settings, thanks to £1m of extra national funding. Children and young people have been significantly impacted by the Covid pandemic, with an increase in those suffering with mental health issues. The Mental Health Support Teams […]

Read More

Dancing in the streets of Bulwell – Socially Distant Street Zumba

Dancing in the streets of Bulwell – Socially Distant Street Zumba

Following on from the huge success of Socially Distanced Street Zumba in Crabtree and Bulwell Hall, This Girl Can is starting to take nearby Newmarket by storm and it will start the week with another Zumba-based bang on Monday (2 August). This Girl Can has been a collaborative approach in the area with Nottingham City […]

Read More

New Director of Public Health to lead Nottingham City’s response to Covid-19

New Director of Public Health to lead Nottingham City’s response to Covid-19

Nottingham’s new Director of Public Health, Lucy Hubber, has this week taken up her key role of leading the city’s ongoing response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Lucy joins the City Council after being Director of Public Health at Luton Borough Council. As well as the immediate and continuing effort to tackle Covid-19, Lucy’s key focus […]

Read More