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Muslims encouraged to have covid vaccine in Ramadan

A campaign to raise awareness that having the covid vaccine does not break your fast has been launched today by Sheffield NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), ahead of Ramadan which begins later this month.

01 April 2021
People in cohorts 1-9 encouraged to come forward for vaccine

People aged over 50, those classed as clinically vulnerable and health and care workers are encouraged to book their covid-19 vaccination now.

30 March 2021
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Invitations being sent for covid vaccine second doses

Patients in Sheffield who received their first covid vaccine in January are due for their second dose and are now being contacted and invited to an appointment. 

26 March 2021
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Sheffield women lead the fight against covid

Sheffield women are at the forefront of tackling coronavirus and ensuring people receive the vaccine. To mark International Women’s Day, on Monday March 8, NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is shining a spotlight on their efforts.

08 March 2021
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GP warns of devastating impact of long-term illness from covid

A local GP is warning of the risk of contracting long covid after she battles with the disease 11 months on.

 

26 February 2021
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Unsung heroes of the covid vaccination

Over 160,000 people have so far received their first dose of a covid vaccine in Sheffield, something that wouldn’t be possible without the support of non-medical staff working in GP practices across the city.

 

24 February 2021
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Sheffield boxer helps in fight against covid

A professional boxer from Sheffield is encouraging those invited to take up the offer of the covid vaccination

23 February 2021
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Clinically vulnerable teenagers protected from covid

People aged 16 – 65 who are clinically vulnerable have started to receive their first covid vaccinations in Sheffield this week.

19 February 2021
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Pharmacists help in fight against covid

Pharmacists from NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have played a critical role in supporting the covid vaccination programme in Sheffield.

16 February 2021
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130,000 people vaccinated in Sheffield

130,000 people in Sheffield in the top 4 priority groups have received the first dose of a covid vaccine.

This includes people over 70 years old, people who are clinically extremely vulnerable, front line health and social care workers, and older adult care home residents.

 

15 February 2021
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Covid vaccine information videos in other languages launched

Bilingual GPs from Sheffield have recorded videos in languages that reflect the diverse communities of the city to encourage people to have the covid vaccination.

08 February 2021
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Vaccination pop-up clinic in Sheffield mosque

On Sunday 31 January, Foundry Primary Care Network held a vaccine pop-up clinic at Jamia Ghausia Centre, Firth Park Road, the first clinic in a mosque in the whole of Yorkshire. 

 

01 February 2021
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All Sheffield care homes for elderly given vaccine

100% of Sheffield care homes for older adults have now been offered the covid-19 vaccination.

29 January 2021
Sheffield GP practices vaccinated 50 thousand people in top 4 priority groups

Sheffield GP practices have vaccinated around 50,000 people since the vaccine was rolled out a month ago.

21 January 2021
15 community vaccination centres now live in Sheffield

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has announced that 15 covid community vaccination centres are now up and running in Sheffield.

13 January 2021
90 year old grandma given covid vaccine at her local GP practice

Today Mrs Freda France, a 90 year old from Sheffield was the first person to be given the Pfizer/BioNTech covid vaccine at a GP practice in the city.

15 December 2020
COVID-19 vaccine has been approved in the UK and is now available to priority groups

Following extensive trials, the first safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine has been approved in the UK and is now available to priority groups.

14 December 2020
Sheffield CCG appoints new lay members

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has appointed two new lay members to its Governing Body.

20 November 2020
Looking after your health and wellbeing

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding the public that there are things people can do at home to look after their own health and wellbeing, particularly during covid-19.

18 November 2020
Pregnant women encouraged to get flu vaccination

Pregnant women in Sheffield are being encouraged to have their flu vaccination to protect them and their baby from the virus.

06 November 2020
Sheffield health leaders encourage public to have flu vaccination

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Medical Director and the Director of Public Health in Sheffield are encouraging those eligible to get their flu vaccination and help minimise the spread of flu this winter.

01 October 2020
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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
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

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