CityCare’s musculoskeletal (MSK) physiotherapy service launched a new self-care information portal that includes advice, information and self-care resources for a variety of MSK conditions. Over the next few months the MSK team will be engaging with GPs as part of developing a professional resources section. This will aim to support the management of patients with MSK disorders.
The website can be find at www.nottinghamcitycare.nhs.uk/msk-home/
Drug and Alcohol service
The 'Nottingham Recovery Network' service have just released their newly designed website you can access here: https://www.nottinghamrecoverynetwork.com this service joins together two existing and successful networks (Last Orders and Recovery in Nottingham) to make a single point of support for both alcohol and drugs.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening
If you are male and 65 and over you may have been invite for AAA screening and ignored it as you didn't know what it is. Please read this article for more information on the subject.
Join Dementia Research Champions
Join Dementia Research( JDR) champions is now being launched.
JDR Champions are a national network of members of the public, patients, carers, researchers health professionals, who care about dementia research and want to play a role in accelerating progress. JDR Champions have volunteered to work with the NIHR Clinical Research Network to raise awareness about Join Dementia Research locally, in their personal and professional communities click here for info.
This is a service run by 'New Leaf'. You can call quit line on 08005612121 or text 'new' to 80800.
Signposting health is an active signposting programme developed by the Nottingham City General Practice Alliance. NCGPA are a federation of 47 GP Practices in Nottingham City. They developed SignpostingHealth to "help patients choose the best help, first time"
They have developed an innovative, user friendly website with the most up to date information on a variety of services available within Nottingham City. This includes community services, emergency services & self care advice along with a list of symptoms matched up to the appropriate service. There is an abundance of information at your disposal to get you to the help you need and it can be found by visiting http://www.signpostinghealth.com/