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2016

New Leaf service for hospital patients featured in the Nottingham Post

12 January 2016

A new service being offered to hospital patients has featured in the Nottingham Post. The service, provided by CityCare’s New Leaf team offers help to stop smoking, including counselling and nicotine therapies, while patients are treated at the City Hospital.

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Leading the way for student health visitors

1 February 2016

After finding little support available for student health visitors, Leah Sweeney took the initiative and started developing an online community. Starting with a Facebook group in 2013, Student Health Visitors Advice has grown into a thriving support network.

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Free Eatwell courses on offer across Nottingham

19 February 2016

Eatwell courses run over six weeks, for two hours a week. You can learn more about the foods you eat, feel better and keep healthy.

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Free holiday lunch clubs

23 March 2016

Fun, food and fitness for you and the kids during the school holidays. Cook new tasty recipes whilst the kids enjoy games and activities. And a freshly cooked lunch for everyone.

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CityCare team scoops award

16 March 2016

CityCare teams have been recognised at the Journal of Health Visiting Awards, including achieving first place for a project to reduce admissions to A&E for children

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High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire visits mindfulness patients

12 March 2016

Patients with long term neurological conditions welcomed the High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, Dr Jas Bilkhu, to the final session of CityCare’s pioneering mindfulness pilot. To celebrate the success of the programme the High Sheriff visited one of the sessions to congratulate the staff for all their work and to meet the patients who have benefited from the course.

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New pioneering Cancer Community Support Service launches

26 April 2016

People in Nottingham who have been affected by cancer can now access extended community support thanks to a new service due to be launched by Nottingham CityCare Partnership. From the 25th April 2016 this service has been available to people who are registered with a Nottingham City GP.

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CityCare Magazine – Spring edition

25 April 2016

We're pleased to share the latest CityCare magazine, showcasing the latest news and initiatives. The theme of this issue is in the spirit of #CommunityWorks - our new volunteering initiative.

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Making ‘Connexions’ between primary and community care

18 April 2016

An innovative partnership between primary and community care is integrating CityCare staff and services with the Lowdham GP practice of Dr Claire Hatton.

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Why #CommunityWorks is at the heart of all we do

13 April 2016

By Chief Executive Lyn Bacon

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Working together to prove that our #CommunityWorks

10 April 2016

Chris Mahon, CityCare’s Chairman is leading the Board and senior management team (SMT) in an inspirational new volunteering initiative, #CommunityWorks.

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Integrated Respiratory Service pivotal in Lung Health pilot success

4 April 2016

Members of CityCare’s Integrated Respiratory Service (IRS) have pioneered a new approach to improving Lung Health for patients in Bilborough.

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Improving children’s health and wellbeing through sport

2 May 2016

A new summer club as part of the ‘Nottingham Forest in the Community’ programme is looking help improve health through sport for children living in Nottingham city. The ‘Feel Good Club’ is being run in partnership with Nottingham Forest FC, Boots UK, the University of Nottingham and the City Council at the Forest Sports Zone.

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#CommunityWorks at Emmanuel House

3 May 2016

The #CommunityWords programme continued with a CityCare team visit to Emmanuel House, a drop-in facility for the local homeless community. It is situated in an art-deco building in Goosegate, with over 52 windows that are in urgent need of repair.

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St Ann’s and Arboretum parents lead £1.8m investment in services for their children

5 May 2016

OVER £1.8m will be invested in St Ann’s and Arboretum to deliver an innovative new ‘Family Mentor’ service for babies and toddlers. The three year contract, drawn up in partnership with local parents, will create 25 new jobs including 18 Family Mentors - local mums, dads, granddads and grandmas who have learnt about how to support a baby’s development, from pregnancy through to three years old.

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Nottingham Excellence Centre announced as new addition to the National Skills Academy for Health’s Excellence Centre network

9 May 2016

The National Skills Academy for Health (NSA Health) is delighted to announce that Nottingham CityCare Partnership will lead the development of its new Nottingham Excellence Centre, to improve the quality and accessibility of training for England’s healthcare support workforce.

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Celebrating the achievements of local Young Creatives

20 May 2016

CityCare again supported the Young Creative awards this year, sponsoring the dance category alongside Dance4. Staff board member Michael Frankton helped to judge the entries and was joined by Lyn Bacon for the awards evening at Nottingham Playhouse.

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How the Medicines Management team keep patients safe and healthy

30 May 2016

The Medicines Management team gives specialist pharmaceutical advice, information and guidance to staff, patients and carers.

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Well done to our Patient Safety Award nominees

31 May 2016

Congratulations to the Respiratory team and Supported Transfer of Care Team (STOC) who have been nominated for the prestigious Patient Safety Awards.

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Stroke team receive large donation from patient

5 June 2016

Grateful patient Chris Esswood presented £3,846.15 to the CityCare Stroke Discharge and Rehabilitation team on behalf of the Trident Masonic Lodge - of which he is a member. The Stroke Discharge and Rehabilitation team has been supporting Mr Esswood ever since he was discharged from hospital after experiencing a stroke earlier last year.

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The CHC team – helping people to leave hospital with the care they need

6 June 2016

Lilian Wiles is a Continuing Care Nurse Coordinator working in City Hospital, part of the City Care County Continuing Health Care (CHC) team. She works alongside colleagues at QMC and in the community to support patients throughout the county. The CHC team work closely with social and community services, patients, families and carer teams to develop care packages for individuals with ongoing health care needs.

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CityCare takes a stand to support Falls Awareness event

8 June 2016

The CityCare Falls and Bone Health Service provided free advice and support about how to prevent falls in and around the home at an event in the Market Square on Wednesday June 8th. Visitors were able to talk to a range of stall holders about the services available to prevent falls and support older people.

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Join us at Notts Healthfest 2016

28 June 2016

Notts Healthfest 2016 is an exciting event we are holding in the Old Market Square in Nottingham City Centre on Friday 8 July, 11.00am-4.00pm. We will be working closely with our partners as we see this as a real opportunity to showcase the wide range of services available across the area.

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Mums of Nottingham unite online for breastfeeding celebration week

1 July 2016

Nottingham mums are invited to share their questions and experiences of breastfeeding on a new Facebook group launched by community health service provider Nottingham CityCare Partnership. Designed to support mums and promote available services, the ‘CityCare Baby Feeding’ page is already gaining interest from mums across the city.

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CityCare in the top 50 Nottinghamshire businesses

5 July 2016

CityCare has risen to 49th place in the Nottingham Post Top 200 Companies list.

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CityCare promotes health and wellbeing at Notts Healthfest

8 July 2016

The Macmillan and Falls & Bones Health teams represented CityCare at the Notts Healthfest 2016, an exciting event held in the Old Market Square in Nottingham City Centre on Friday 8 July.

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Homeless Health Team put on their running shoes for women's refuge

15 August 2016

The Homeless Health Team is teaming up with services from across the city which support homeless people to run the Robin Hood Half-Marathon on 25 September, to raise money for Nottingham Central Women’s Refuge.

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New sports and healthy-living clubs for kids

8 August 2016

Boots UK and Nottingham Forest in the Community are have launched a new sports and healthy-living programme for children and families in Nottingham called Feel Good Club Nottingham.

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FNP summer event with young families a great success

1 September 2016

The Family Nurse Partnership held a summer event on the Forest Recreation Ground with lots of the young parents the service supports.

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CityCare services nominated for prestigious awards

12 September 2016

Pioneering projects by Nottingham CityCare Partnership have gained national attention after being shortlisted for leading healthcare awards. Two nominations were selected for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards 2016, with the winner to be announced in November.

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CityCare Celebrates National Health Visiting Week

28 September 2016

NATIONAL health visiting week launches today (Sept 26) and aims to raise awareness of the profession up and down the UK through an online campaign #HVweek.

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Flying the flag for Nottingham in Parliament day!

24 October 2016

Nottingham's finest health and life science innovations will be on display at a special event in Westminster next week. Taking place on Tuesday 25 October, Nottingham in Parliament Day, organised by The University of Nottingham, will showcase and celebrate the institutions, businesses and people that make Nottingham great.

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CityCare Magazine Autumn 2016

1 November 2016

We're pleased to share the latest CityCare magazine, showcasing our latest news and initiatives.

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