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Urgent care proposals – find out more

Public meetings and drop-in sessions have been organised so people can find out more about proposals to improve urgent care - treatment for minor injuries and illnesses that are urgent but not life threatening.

 

18 October 2017
Improving access to urgent care in Sheffield

People across Sheffield are being invited to have their say on proposed changes to improve urgent care – treatment for minor injuries and illnesses that are urgent but not life threatening.

 

26 September 2017
College Students to Quiz NHS Leaders

College students will quiz health leaders from NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) about local NHS services and healthcare as part of the CCG’s Annual Public Meeting (APM).

 

19 September 2017
Consultation on prescribing gluten free foods for adults

A consultation is being launched today around proposed changes to the prescribing guidelines for gluten free food for adults.

08 September 2017
Staff blogs - A week of volunteering at the Special Olympics

Earlier this year, Our Senior Management Team opened applications to allow three people to volunteer at the Special Olympics on paid leave

29 August 2017
What are your experiences of mental health services in the community?

Mental Health is one of Healthwatch Sheffield’s priority areas this year, and in particular the mental health support needs of people in the community setting.

25 August 2017
More urgent GP bank holiday appointments

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is doubling the number of GP appointments available over the bank holiday weekend to make it easier for people to get help if they are ill or injured.

 

24 August 2017
New ‘Community Hub’ Medical Centre

Did you know that Woodseats residents will soon benefit from a new community hub, complete with medical centre, pharmacy and library? Click here to find out more

25 July 2017
Battling Type 2 Diabetes

Nearly 1000 Sheffield people have been referred to a local diabetes prevention programme helping them make lifestyle, diet and activity changes to live healthier lives and avoid developing type 2 diabetes.

20 July 2017
CCG balances books despite challenging year

Despite significant financial pressures, NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has succeeded in remaining in budget while still improving care and services for people in Sheffield.

 

11 July 2017
Sheffield Hospitals’ Estates Team win prize for helipad design

Congratulations to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals who have been named joint winners of the Best Large Commercial Building for design and construction of life-saving helipad and out of hours GP centre

06 June 2017
Public asked to be patient with GP services and use NHS services wisely as IT systems come back online

GP practices across Sheffield will be open as usual on Monday.  However many are still bringing their IT and clinical systems back on-line following the cyber-attack, which took place on Friday 12 May 2017 and affected many organisations around the world.

 

15 May 2017
Sheffield set to ‘Move More’ again!

A unique physical activity programme aiming to get thousands of people on the move across Sheffield is returning – after last year saw the city clock up 6.5 million active minutes

28 April 2017
NHS and leading suppliers join forces to cut sugary drinks

Did you know that the NHS has kick-started a major health drive in hospitals across the nation?

28 April 2017
Sheffield Mental Health Service Awarded Funding

Sheffield people will soon benefit from improved mental health services after a local mental health service providing free psychological talking therapies was awarded national funding.

 

27 April 2017
Sheffield’s BME communities urged to attend screening

Areas in Sheffield that have large BME communities have worryingly low cancer screening rates. 

 

26 April 2017
Stay well this Easter

A reminder to Sheffield residents to make sure they have enough of their prescribed medication for the Easter holiday and to keep medicines at home to treat minor illnesses.

12 April 2017
Deputy Chief Nurse shares her experience at national nurse summit

Mandy Philbin shares her experience at The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for England’s Summit.

28 March 2017
#TimetoTalk

Lets Talk about mental Health!

03 February 2017
Support your neighbours, family and friends this winter

Did you, or do you know someone who’s gone over and above to support neighbours, family and friends over the winter period?

31 January 2017
Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2017

This week (22-28 January) is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week and we are reminding all the women out there of the importance of attending screening appointments.

24 January 2017
'It’s good to talk’ says Macmillan Cancer Support

This Cancer Talk Week (16-22 January), Macmillan Cancer Support wants to encourage more people in Sheffield to open up about their concerns, saying ‘it’s ok to talk about cancer.’  

 

17 January 2017
Mobile unit to give free, confidential Hep C testing, advice and liver scan

Free, confidential mobile service will help more people with Hepatitis C get crucial diagnosis and reduce risk of life-threatening liver damage.

12 January 2017
New Year weekend health services

Sheffield people are being reminded that there are a whole range of NHS services available across the city this New Year weekend not just A&E.

 

30 December 2016
Advice if you get ill over Christmas

Sheffield residents are being reminded that there are a whole range of NHS services available across the city this Christmas, not just A&E.

 

21 December 2016
People urged to take up flu vaccine

Thousands of people at risk from flu are being urged to take up their free vaccination as figures shown that only one in three people at risk have done so this winter.

 

21 December 2016
Be a good neighbour this Christmas!

With Christmas around the corner, Sheffield GPs are encouraging people to check that elderly friends and neighbours are warm and well over the holidays.

16 December 2016
New report shows how clinical commissioning can realise full potential of local economies

NHS Clinical Commissioners have today launched a new report showing the positive contribution that clinical commissioners are making to their local economies. With the recent Autumn Statement making it clear that neither health nor social care will receive additional funding to alleviate pressure on their increasingly overstretched services, the question of how the NHS can drive prosperity in local areas is an increasingly important one.

15 December 2016
Choose The Right Service This Winter With The Free NHS Health App

GPs in Sheffield are encouraging people to download the free Sheffield NHS health service finder and symptom checker app to help people access the right NHS services this winter.

06 December 2016
Sheffield Star Superkids Awards

We are pleased to announce that the CCG are sponsoring the Carer of the Year category at the 2016 Superkids awards.

29 November 2016
World Antibiotics Awareness Week

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is supporting World Antibiotics Awareness Week (14-19 November) to promote awareness to the public and healthcare professionals around the overuse and responsible use of antibiotics.

15 November 2016
Self-Care week 2016

To mark Self-Care Week 2016 (14 – 20 November) NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) want to highlight the health expert on the High Street – the community pharmacist.

14 November 2016
Stay Well This Winter roadshow comes to Sheffield this November

The Stay Well This Winter roadshow will visit Sheffield on the 11th & 12th November to give local people advice and tips on looking after their health this winter.

09 November 2016
Sheffield students urged to attend smears

Female students in Sheffield are being urged to attend their cervical screening tests when invited to protect their health.

08 November 2016
Sheffield Wednesday Ladies encourage women to not fear their smears

Sheffield Wednesday Ladies Football Club has teamed up with their local cervical screening programme and is urging women to not fear their smear test.

07 November 2016
New scheme to beat Type 2 Diabetes

Sheffield people at high risk of Type 2 diabetes will be invited to join a programme helping them avoid developing the illness as a new scheme launches in GP practices this November.

01 November 2016
NHS manager named ‘health hero’

Sheffield NHS Business Manager, Michelle Oakes has been named a ‘health hero’ for her work to improve staff health and wellbeing.

01 November 2016
Sheffield Mencap and Cavendish Centre need your votes!

Please support Sheffield Mencap and the Sheffield Cavendish Centre by voting for them both in the Aviva Community Funds Awards.

25 October 2016
Here I am – challenging perceptions of learning disability

The Royal Mencap Society has launched a new national campaign: ‘Here I Am’ to challenge people’s perceptions of learning disability.

25 October 2016
Get your flu jab today!

Are you eligible for a free flu jab?

24 October 2016
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