Archive by category Public Health

Help to make a difference to others…

Help to make a difference to others…

People are being encouraged to do more to help others in Nottingham as part of a new Looking After Each Other campaign. A menu of ‘How to Make a Difference’ is being introduced in the city (7 November) to give ideas and suggestions of how people can help. Ideas range from things that people can […]

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Brushing Buddies programme set to expand

Brushing Buddies programme set to expand

More than 1,300 children in Nottingham have benefited from a public health programme to promote the importance of brushing their teeth. Brushing Buddies was launched in November 2015 with the intention of helping improve levels of dental health among infants. It started out at 25 nurseries and pre-schools in targeted areas of the city and […]

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Give your views on autism

People are being asked for their views on making Nottingham better for autistic people at two engagement events. The ‘Listening and Sharing’ workshops have been arranged by the Nottingham Autism Co-Production Group and the aim is to hear from autistic people, their parents and carers about what is working well in the city and what […]

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10th anniversary of pioneering disabled toilet designed in Nottingham

10th anniversary of pioneering disabled toilet designed in Nottingham

An international concept, born and developed in Nottingham, which has ‘changed the lives’ of disabled people is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Back in 2006 a project team from Nottingham City Council created a new type of disabled toilet which was introduced in Greyhound Street, off Old Market Square. The toilets are specially-designed for children and […]

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Make sure babies are sleeping safely this summer

Make sure babies are sleeping safely this summer

Public health experts are reminding parents, carers and grandparents to remember the importance of safer sleeping for babies during the summer holidays. Risks increase significantly at this time of year as families spend longer periods of time away from home and sleeping routines change. Officials at Nottinghamshire County and Nottingham City councils have teamed up […]

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