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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
Stay Well This Winter roadshow comes to Sheffield

The Stay Well This Winter roadshow will visit Sheffield in October and November to give local people advice and tips on looking after their health this winter.

21 October 2016
Sheffield United players visit local breast screening clinic

Sheffield United has showed their support this Breast Cancer Awareness Month by visiting the local breast screening clinic.

17 October 2016
Sheffield Hallam University research helps Children's A&E plan for rise in demand

Sheffield Hallam University have worked with Sheffield Children's Hospital's A&E to simulate scenarios to cope with demand at peak hours within the department

11 October 2016
Walking under the stars for St Luke’s Hospice

Stocked up with yellow t-shirts and glow sticks, staff at NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group  (CCG) are preparing for the St Luke’s Hospice Night Strider event, in which thousands of people come together to raise money for the local charity.

06 October 2016
Sheffield United show their support this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sheffield United shows their support this Breast Cancer Awareness Month, encouraging local women to ‘join the fight and take up your invite’.

03 October 2016
Mental health directory for Sheffield young people

Children and young people in Sheffield will benefit from a new directory to help support their mental health and emotional well-being.

15 September 2016
The Star Editor to quiz NHS Sheffield CCG Directors and GPs at their Annual Public Meeting

Join The Star Editor, Nancy Fielder, as she puts a series of questions to NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) panel of Directors and GPs as part of their Annual Public Meeting.

17 August 2016
Attempted fraud - to be aware

NHS Wigan Borough CCG have have been informed that a patient at one of the Wigan practices has been the victim of an attempted fraud.

08 August 2016
NHS Sheffield CCG collaborate with father and son to raise awareness of gambling addiction

Adam Bradford and his father David use their personal experience to collaborate with NHS Sheffield CCG to raise GPs’ awareness and understanding of gambling addiction.

22 July 2016
Free NHS Health Service Finder App

People across Sheffield are being encouraged to download the free Sheffield NHS health service finder and symptom checker smartphone app to help people access the right NHS services.

20 July 2016
Strokes reducing in Sheffield

Sheffield patients who have a common heart rhythm disorder that puts them at high risk of suffering a stroke have benefited from a local programme that has substantially increased the number of people receiving treatments.

01 July 2016
Sheffield on its marks for Move More Month

On your marks, get set…!

30 June 2016
Sheffielders urged to rise to Move More Challenges

A series of fun challenges designed to get people in Sheffield doing more physical activity during July has been unveiled as part of the city’s first Move More Month.

20 June 2016
Sheffield Pharmacy Scheme Wins National Award

An innovative scheme which has changed the way community pharmacists and general practices in Sheffield work together has received a national award for partnership working.

 

16 June 2016
Bumper events programme for Move More Month

A bumper programme of more than 160 events and activity sessions for all ages and abilities has been announced as part of Sheffield’s inaugural Move More Month.

14 June 2016
Mental Health - It’s Good to Talk

1 in 4 people each year will experience a mental health illness so it is quite likely that one day either ourselves, one of our friends, colleagues or family members could be affected.  By talking openly about mental health issues we can encourage more people to seek help and support when they need it and break down the stigma which still surrounds mental health.

 

14 June 2016
16,000 reasons why inspectors have rated Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Trust as ‘Good’ overall and ‘Outstanding’ for many of its services

Thanks to the hard work and commitment of 16,000 staff and volunteers, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been given an overall rating of ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) with many services rated as ‘Outstanding.’

09 June 2016
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World-first programme will get Sheffield on the move

A world-first physical activity programme has been launched in Sheffield aiming to get 50,000 people in the city on the move in the run up to the Rio Olympics this summer.

06 June 2016
Sheffield Pharmacy Scheme Shortlisted for National Award

An innovative scheme which has changed the way community pharmacists and general practices in Sheffield work together has been shortlisted for a national award for partnership working.

 

01 June 2016
Which service is best for you this May bank holiday?

There are a whole range of NHS services available across Sheffield this May bank holiday, not just A&E.

26 May 2016
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