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Our Chief Nurse's blog for CCG and primary care nurses in Sheffield - September 2020

Hi everyone, welcome to my latest blog. I hope you are all keeping well during these busy and challenging times. I’m so proud of how you are all coping during this pandemic.

29 September 2020
Managing diabetes in Sheffield during the covid-19 pandemic

A lead GP for planning diabetes services in Sheffield is warning the public of the risks associated with covid-19 and type 2 diabetes.

17 September 2020
Patient safety top priority for Sheffield GPs

To mark World Patient Safety Day, NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are highlighting some of the work GP practices are doing to keep patients and staff safe during covid-19.

17 September 2020
New home blood service sees 500 patients during pandemic

A new home blood testing service has seen 500 patients who are housebound, home restricted, or struggle to come into a practice because of mobility or social reasons.

 

02 September 2020
Our Chief Nurse's blog for CCG and primary care nurses in Sheffield - August 2020

Hello everyone and welcome to my latest blog post to nurses and healthcare assistants working in primary care and for the CCG.

12 August 2020
New Sheffield service supports over 195 people who wouldn’t have access to mental health support

Nearly 200 people have benefited from a new specialist mental health service set up in June.

03 August 2020
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Sheffield CCG nurse co-authors national covid-19 training

A Sheffield nurse has co-written national training to support care homes duringcovid-19, which has been published by the Infection Prevention Society. 

27 July 2020
Vulnerable benefit from new home visiting service

Over 700 vulnerable people in Sheffield have so far benefitted from a new service set up by a group of GP practices and funded by NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

 

20 July 2020
BAME and at risk staff risk assessments

As of 29 June 2020, Sheffield CCG has carried out one to one conversations to identify potential risks at work with 96% of our staff.

15 July 2020
NHS Sheffield CCG marks 72nd anniversary of the NHS

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is marking the NHS’s 72nd anniversary by thanking staff from across Sheffield for their hard work during the covid-19 pandemic.

03 July 2020
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Make face coverings for GP practice patients

Patients visiting GP practices for any reason, will be asked to bring and wear a face covering when in the practice, whether that be to pick up a prescription or to attend an appointment. A scarf or other fabric item wrapped around your nose and mouth is also acceptable.

03 July 2020
Sheffield sets out its commitments to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities

Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group have set out their commitments to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in a strategy document approved by councillors.

18 June 2020
Our Chief Nurse's blog for CCG and primary care nurses in Sheffield

Last month I wrote an international nurses day blog to nurses and healthcare assistants working for the CCG and in primary care in Sheffield. I’m going to continue this and blog monthly.

16 June 2020
NHS Sheffield CCG’s stance on tackling racism and inequalities

Recently our attentions have been drawn to the injustices and treatment that people from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds face following the horrific death of George Floyd in the USA.

12 June 2020
Sheffield GPs urge the public to seek help for new and worrying symptoms

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging people to seek help from their GP if they are concerned about changes to their health or body.

01 June 2020
New wellbeing support line for young people in Sheffield

A new support line has been launched to help young people with issues such as low mood, anxious thoughts and loneliness.

22 May 2020
Sheffield covid-19 testing service helps fight the spread of virus in care homes

A new Sheffield covid-19 testing service aims to reduce the spread of the virus in care and residential homes by testing staff and residents.

22 May 2020
£300K boost for Sheffield’s voluntary sector from new mental health service

A new Sheffield mental health service has opened a £300k fund that voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations can apply for to support people with serious mental health illness in the city. 

20 May 2020
A message to ours nurses from our Chief Nurse for International Nurses' Day

Happy international nurses day! Welcome to my new blog to all primary care and CCG nurses in Sheffield.

12 May 2020
Accessing sexual health services during covid-19

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding people that they can still access sexual health services during the covid-19 crisis.

22 April 2020
Accessing GP services in Sheffield during coronavirus

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has announced that GP practices and pharmacies will be open on Easter bank holidays to provide treatment to those that need it.

09 April 2020
Sheffield hosts national mental health conference

The future of mental health care will be the focus in Sheffield this week (12 February 2020) as health workers from the mental health sector come together to focus on the future.

11 February 2020
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General practice nurses celebrated at awards

General practice nurses and health care assistants working in GP practices across Sheffield have been recognised for their inspirational commitment to patient care in an award ceremony this week.

06 February 2020
Stop. Think: New NHS campaign helps people to get quicker urgent care

A new campaign launched by NHS services in Sheffield aims to help people get quicker urgent care and in the most appropriate place.

 

 

23 January 2020
£600k for GP Neighbourhoods innovative projects

GP practices in Sheffield have been given extra funding to help improve the health and wellbeing of people in their areas.

22 January 2020
Being Active with Diabetes

Diabetes UK & Move More Sheffield Free event on Saturday 18th January

 

06 January 2020
Football fans urged to take a minute for their mental health

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is supporting the national Heads Up campaign which will see all Emirates FA Cup third round ties delayed by one minute to encourage fans to ‘Take A Minute’ to think about looking after their mental health.

02 January 2020
Help shape future special educational needs support

Sheffield families, schools and services are being asked to help shape future support for children and young people with special educational needs in the city.

19 December 2019
Health services available this Christmas

We hope everyone has a happy and healthy Christmas and New Year but if you do get ill there are a number of health services available for less serious conditions and injuries.

17 December 2019
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Nominations open for the Sheffield General Practice Nurse and Health Care Assistant Awards 2020

Following the success of last year's Sheffield General Practice Nurse and Health Care Assistant Awards, nominations are now open for 2020.

20 November 2019
Physical Activity in Clinical Care - free training for healthcare professionals

A national network of expert Physical Activity Clinical Champions are delivering free, tailored, peer to peer 1-3 hours training sessions to groups of healthcare professionals (HCPs).

 

20 November 2019
Keeping antibiotics working for you

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has signed up to be an ‘antibiotic guardian’ and pledged to spread the message about appropriate antibiotic use.

18 November 2019
Ask Your Pharmacist Week

It’s national Ask Your Pharmacist Week (11-18 November)

11 November 2019
NHS Sheffield CCG invest additional 500k into diabetes care

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group has invested an additional £500,000 into improving diabetes care this year, taking the total amount to 1.9 million over the last 3 years.

30 October 2019
Are you entitled to a free flu vaccination? Get yours now

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging those eligible to get their flu vaccination and help minimise the spread of flu this winter.

25 October 2019

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