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Waiting times reduced thanks to new GP practice system

Over half of all GP practices in Sheffield have taken steps to help patients receive the right service first time by introducing a new ‘Care Navigation’ system.

15 May 2018
Have you been offered choice by your GP?

Have you been referred by your Sheffield GP for further treatment in the last 12 months? 

11 May 2018
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‘Can’t make it? Cancel it!’ – new citywide campaign targets missed GP appointments

A new citywide campaign has been launched to urge people to cancel GP appointments if they can’t attend – and has been backed by superhero ‘DNA Man’.

Created in partnership by Chapelgreen Practice and Ecclesfield School, ‘DNA Man’ is a superhero that aims to raise awareness of the problem of missed appointments, and encourage patients to cancel if they can’t attend.

04 May 2018
Stay prepared this bank holiday weekend

Sheffield GPs are encouraging people to make sure their medicine cabinet is well-stocked to prepare for any minor illnesses or ailments that may strike over the bank holiday.

04 May 2018
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Celebrating Sheffield’s Award Winning Nurse Mentors

Sheffield nurses have scooped local and regional awards for their work supporting the future workforce.

All the award winners have received training and support though a scheme ran by NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and other CCGs across South Yorkshire.

23 April 2018
Funding boost for diabetes programme

A diabetes programme in Sheffield has been boosted with £845,000 of funding to continue to develop its valuable work in the city. This brings the total funding across two years to £1.4million.

18 April 2018
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Helping Sheffield people prevent diabetes

Help and support is available for people in the city who are at risk of developing the
Type 2 diabetes – that’s the message as part of Diabetes Prevention Week (April 16-
22).

13 April 2018
Pride in our NHS: the pharmacists that are going above and beyond over Easter

Healthcare professionals across Sheffield are reminding residents to visit the local pharmacy if they start to feel unwell over this Bank Holiday Weekend (30 March – 2 April). Wicker Pharmacy’s Afsha Khan is one of the many dedicated pharmacists across the city, ready to offer expert advice over Easter.

 

26 March 2018
 ‘DNA Man’ combats missed appointments across Sheffield

GPs have worked with children to create a new superhero to combat people not turning up for their GP appointments.

 

22 March 2018
1 in 4 Sheffield women not taking up smear tests

Sheffield GPs are strongly encouraging women to attend their cervical cancer screenings when invited, as part of cervical cancer prevention week (22-28 January).

 

22 January 2018
Urgent Care Consultation: two weeks to share your views

The deadline for sharing your views on the proposed changes to urgent care in Sheffield is only two weeks away, so make sure you have your say.

 

17 January 2018
Sheffield continues to tackle the unnecessary use of antibiotics

Health services in Sheffield have reduced the number of antibiotics prescriptions by nearly 12%. The reduction is an effort to combat antibiotics losing their effectiveness, which is happening at an increasing rate.

 

15 January 2018
‘Dance to Health’ sessions start in Sheffield

‘Dance to Health’, a new, free health and fitness programme for older people, has begun in Sheffield this month.

 

09 January 2018
Where to seek help if you get ill over Christmas and New Year

Sheffield GPs want to remind residents the best place to seek help if they have a minor illness or injury this Christmas.

 

21 December 2017
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Consultation deadline for urgent care extended to encourage more feedback

A public consultation on proposed changes to urgent care has been extended to ensure as many people as possible in the city have the opportunity to share their views.

05 December 2017
Dance to Health sessions start in Sheffield from 7th December

In partnership with Yorkshire Dance and NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group, Aesop is pleased to announce that Dance to Health sessions will start in Sheffield next month.

 

20 November 2017
Changes to Gluten Free prescribing for adults

Following a 6 week public consultation, NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group’s Governing Body has approved a decision to change GP prescribing guidelines for Gluten Free foods for adults in Sheffield.

03 November 2017
Moor Market one-stop-shop to transform cancer advice available in city

Sheffield shoppers can pick up vital cancer support thanks to a multi-charity pop-up hub, which opens in the heart of the city next week.

 

26 October 2017
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
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