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By: Vicky Bailey

East Midlands NHS 111 preferred provider announcement

Posted in: Rushcliffe CCG News

Following an extensive procurement process, the DHU and EMAS consortium were chosen from a shortlist of four potential suppliers by the 19 Clinical Commissioning Groups who will jointly commission the NHS 111 service for the East Midlands.


By: NHS Rushcliffe

Personal Health Budget (PHB) Local Offer

Posted in: Rushcliffe CCG News

From 1 October 2014 people who are eligible for NHS continuing health care, including children and young people have had the right to be considered for a personal health budget.

In addition, the right to be considered for a personal health budget is part of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice published by the Department of Education.

By: Vicky Bailey

Changes to gluten-free food availability on prescription

Posted in: Rushcliffe CCG News

Following a three month consultation period, the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups for Rushcliffe, Nottingham North and East and Nottingham West are changing their policy in relation to the availability of gluten-free food on prescription.

We received more than one thousand responses to our consultation and would like to thank everyone who took the time to share their views - click here to read the consultation report.

By: Vicky Bailey

Health leaders call to action in run up to Easter break

Posted in: Rushcliffe CCG News

Health leaders in Greater Nottingham are urging people who use regular medication to make sure they order their repeat prescriptions in plenty of time for the Easter bank holidays. 

The call comes as health providers prepare for one of the busiest weekends of the year, with GPs concerned that people with long term health problems who don’t have sufficient supplies of their medication could end up in hospital.

Click on the post to read more information 

By: Fiona Callaghan

New care models – vanguard sites

Posted in: Rushcliffe CCG News

In January 2015, the NHS invited individual organisations and partnerships to apply to become ‘vanguard’ sites for the new care models programme, one of the first steps towards delivering the Five Year Forward View and supporting improvement and integration of services.

Read more about the vanguard sites in the document - New Care Models: Vanguards - developing a blueprint for the future of NHS and care services 

By: Andy Hall

Patient Online

Posted in: Rushcliffe CCG News

Patient Online will empower you to take greater control of your health and wellbeing by increasing online access to services.

By: Fiona Callaghan

National funding supports services closer to home

Posted in: Get Involved

Rushcliffe has been awarded £3.791m of national funding to transform health and social care services for local people.