With Rushcliffe CCG

August 2017

Your health, our priority


Welcome to our latest edition of our e-bulletin.

News from Rushcliffe Clinical Commissioning Group

Invitation to NHS Rushcliffe CCG Annual General Meeting

Sunday Funday 10 September 

A free outdoor sport and health festival held annually in Ruddington.

The event is organised in association with our partners Rushcliffe Borough Council. Learn how to eat well, move more and live longer at Rushcliffe Country Park, Ruddington.

This year, Sunday Funday takes place on Sunday 10 September from 12-5pm.

Have a go at lots of fun sports and physical activities and sample lots of tasty healthy treats from local growers and makers. Have a mini health check and find lots of useful information on staying healthy including being smoke free and drinking less.

Around the park there’ll be lots of free family entertainment to enjoy, plus a chance to explore Rushcliffe Country Park’s many great amenities including sensory garden, walking trails and popular children’s play area. There will also be a market area with local businesses selling an array of products.

The event is free to attend with parking in the Field of Hope, off Asher Lane in Ruddington village at £1 per vehicle – follow local signs on the day. Visitors to the Sunday Funday are kindly requested not to use neighbouring streets for parking. For more information about the event email or call 0115 9819911.

Click below for a poster advertising the event 


Get Involved

Older People's Day

The Government and other supporting groups, under the “Full of Life” banner, have made UK Older
People’s Day the focus of a wide programme of activity, celebrating later life. Numerous
organisations are working together to coordinate a national programme of activities and events
leading up to and around 1st October.

This year the theme is ‘Active Ageing – It’s never too late to get up and go!’

Click below for a poster with details of where to find out more information 

Items which should not be routinely prescribed in Primary Care: A Consultation on guidance for CCGs

NHS England has partnered with NHS Clinical Commissioners to support Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in ensuring that they can use their prescribing resources effectively and deliver best patient outcomes from the medicines that their local population uses.

The aim of this consultation is to provide you with information about the proposed national guidance and to seek your views about the proposals.

To access this consultation, please visit:

Closing date 21 October 2017 


Upcoming Events

An event for Nottinghamshire Deaf Communities "Emergency 999/111?"

Wednesday 20 September 2017 4pm - 6pm and then repeated 6pm - 8pm
Nottinghamshire Deaf Society, 22 Forest Road West, Nottingham NG7 4EQ

The event focuses on access to emergency services for the deaf community, who to contact and when.

Click below for an information poster about the event

Click here for a video about the event 


 Health and Wellbeing Workshops for Carers

Health and Wellbeing Workshops for CarersThe workshops are funded by Nottinghamshire County Council and local NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups. The workshops are free of charge to all carers who provide support to a relative or friend who live in Nottinghamshire (excluding Nottingham City). 

Click below for an information leaflet about the event

NEW Carers Support Group in Keyworth

Click here for a poster to promote our NEW Carers Support Group in Keyworth.  The new carers group launches on:

Thursday, 21st September @ 10.30 am—12.30 pm

Keyworth Village Hall
Elm Avenue, Keyworth,
NG12 5AN

Then will run every 3rd Thursday of the month. 


Me Time Drama Production - The Lion King

Jump Avenue - Free Healthy Lifestyle Programme for Families with Children aged 5 - 11 

Starting Wednesday 20 September 2017 Candleby Lane School, Cotgrave, NG12 3JG 4pm - 5pm 

Click below for more information 

Newsletters and reports

Healthwatch Feedback from Question of the Month - May and June 

Click here for the report from Healthwatch Nottinghamshire, relating to the Question of the Moment from May and June which was about the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)

Public Health England (PHE) East Midlands Prospectus 2017 - 2018

The aim of the prospectus is to give you a flavour of the work they do across the East Midlands and the advice and support that they can provide.

PHE East Midlands supports local priorities and demands, and ensures that local innovation and evidence influences the national agenda and contributes to developing best public health practice. They also facilitate the local implementation of national evidence-base and dissemination of best practice guides and toolkits. 

Click here for the prospectus 


Useful information and updates

30 Hours of Free Childcare 


New Chief Executive Officer - Nottingham University Hospitals  


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