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  • Closure of West End Surgery

    Closure of West End Surgery

    Release date: 23/04/2018

    West End Surgery in Beeston is to close on Friday 22 June 2018. More information about this closure can be found here Read More

  • Nottingham Children's Hospital - Big Appeal

    Nottingham Children's Hospital - Big Appeal

    Release date: 03/04/2018

    Nottingham Children's Hospital's Big Appeal - Bank Holiday Monday 7 May 2018 11am - 4pm Wollaton Park. Attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dresses as Robin Hood. Read More

  • April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

    April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

    Release date: 28/03/2018

    During April we’re raising awareness of bowel cancer symptoms. Read More

  • Working with East Midlands’ GPs to detect Atrial Fibrillation

    Working with East Midlands’ GPs to detect Atrial Fibrillation

    Release date: 06/03/2018

    It is estimated that around 450 strokes and 150 deaths could be avoided every year across the East Midlands thanks to a programme to test more patients for Atrial Fibrillation (AF). Read More

  • Integrated Personal Commissioning Celebration event

    Integrated Personal Commissioning Celebration event

    Release date: 06/03/2018

    An invitation to attend the Integrated Personal Commissioning (IPC) Celebration, hosted by Nottinghamshire County Council, NHS Nottinghamshire and Self Help UK on Friday 23 March, 10.30 to 2.00 pm, The Council Chambers, Rushcliffe Arena Read More

  • Quick Guide to the Sustainable Transformation Partnership

    Quick Guide to the Sustainable Transformation Partnership

    Release date: 06/03/2018

    A quick guide about the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Sustainability and Transformation Partnership Read More

  • GP services available over the Christmas holidays

    GP services available over the Christmas holidays

    Release date: 23/12/2017

    The Greater Nottingham Clinical Commissioning Groups are advising local people to be aware of the GP services available over the Christmas holidays. Read More

  • CCG commissioned independent review of maternity incident published

    CCG commissioned independent review of maternity incident published

    Release date: 13/12/2017

    In 2017, the Greater Nottingham Clinical Commissioning Groups commissioned an independent review into a maternity incident, which took place at Nottingham University Hospitals. A summary of the findings of this report is published today. Read More

  • Help to shape the future of health and social care

    Help to shape the future of health and social care

    Release date: 06/10/2017

    A public briefing and feedback event will give people the chance to find out more about plans to better join up health and care in Greater Nottingham. Read More

  • Greater Nottingham Transformation Partnership

    Greater Nottingham Transformation Partnership

    Release date: 18/08/2017

    The Greater Nottingham Transformation Partnership is working to find new ways to better join up health and social care in our area. The partnership is made up of all the organisations responsible for health and care in Greater Nottingham: the NHS, local councils and other healthcare providers. Read More

  • Annual General Meeting 28 September 2017

    Annual General Meeting 28 September 2017

    Release date: 17/08/2017

    Come and join us at our Annual General Meeting which will be held on Thursday 28 September 2017, 6.30pm – 8.30pm at Stapleford Care Centre, Church Street, Stapleford, Nottingham , NG9 8DB Read More

  • Greater Nottingham CCGs all rated ‘good’ in NHS England annual assessment

    Greater Nottingham CCGs all rated ‘good’ in NHS England annual assessment

    Release date: 08/08/2017

    Each of the four Greater Nottingham Clinical Commissioning Groups has achieved a ‘good’ rating following an annual assessment from NHS England. Read More

  • National Patient Survey 2017 Highlights

    National Patient Survey 2017 Highlights

    Release date: 27/07/2017

    The GP Patient Survey (GPPS) is an England-wide survey, providing practice-level data about patients’ experiences of their GP practices. The GP Patient Survey measures patients’ experiences across a range of topics. Nottingham West patients report high levels of satisfaction with local GP practices and services; there are more than 200 Clinical Commissioning Groups in England, and Nottingham West was in the Top 10. Read More

  • Nottingham West CCG Annual Report 2016-17

    Nottingham West CCG Annual Report 2016-17

    Release date: 26/05/2017

    have a read of Nottingham West CCG Summary and Annual Report and Accounts 2016-17 Read More

  • Easter Bank Holiday Pharmacy Opening times

    Easter Bank Holiday Pharmacy Opening times

    Release date: 13/04/2017

    Pharmacy opening hours over the Easter Bank Holiday in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire can be found using the links below. Read More

  • Nottingham West GP services among the best in the country

    Nottingham West GP services among the best in the country

    Release date: 16/03/2017

    Bramcote Surgery is the sixth local GP practice to have been given an outstanding rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Read More

  • GPs urge patients to self care for minor illnesses

    GPs urge patients to self care for minor illnesses

    Release date: 27/02/2017

    Health commissioners in South Nottinghamshire have approved plans to limit prescriptions for over the counter medicines (such as ibuprofen and paracetamol) for minor ailments, coming into effect from Wednesday 1 March 2017. Read More

  • Update on NUH services review

    Update on NUH services review

    Release date: 13/02/2017

    Commissioners have listened and following patient and clinician engagement can now announce the decisions of the NUH Service review. Read More

  • Patients set to benefit from improved stroke rehabilitation services across South Nottinghamshire

    Patients set to benefit from improved stroke rehabilitation services across South Nottinghamshire

    Release date: 26/01/2017

    The three South Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (Nottingham North and East, Nottingham West and Rushcliffe) are pleased to announce that a new improved community based stroke rehabilitation service will be provided by Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust from 1 April 2017. Read More

  • Public Events on the STP - 24 January

    Public Events on the STP - 24 January

    Release date: 11/01/2017

    You're invited to join us at a number of public events in early 2017 to hear about our draft plan to transform health and social care services over the next five years, raise questions and discuss the issues that affect or concern you and give feedback on our draft plan and help shape how this develops over the coming months to best reflect what’s important to you. Read More

  • NUH service review 2016

    NUH service review 2016

    Release date: 22/12/2016

    During this year, the Greater Nottingham Clinical Commissioning Groups undertook clinically-led reviews on a set of services that fall outside of the National tariff payment mechanism. As part of this ongoing work, we have identified some services currently delivered by Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) that can be delivered in a community setting, closer to patients’ homes and provide better value to the local NHS. Read More

  • Christmas Pharmacy Opening Times

    Christmas Pharmacy Opening Times

    Release date: 21/12/2016

    As the Christmas holidays approach it’s important to remember that not all pharmacies will be open over the whole Christmas period. Read More

  • Have your say on over the counter medicines on prescription

    Have your say on over the counter medicines on prescription

    Release date: 19/12/2016

    The NHS in South Nottinghamshire has today launched an engagement exercise to get people’s views about whether over the counter medicines should be prescribed for minor ailments. Read More

  • Appointment of External Auditors

    Appointment of External Auditors

    Release date: 14/12/2016

    The CCG has appointed KPMG as its external auditors for 3 years at a contract value of £34,163 per annum starting on 3 April 2017. Read More

  • Lifestyle Fund 2016

    Lifestyle Fund 2016

    Release date: 05/12/2016

    Community groups and organisations with great ideas to improve the health of people living in Broxtowe are invited to apply for funding to turn their ideas into reality. Read More

  • Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)

    Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)

    Release date: 24/11/2016

    A draft five-year plan for the future of health and social care in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire has been developed. Read More

  • Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme to launch in Nottingham

    Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme to launch in Nottingham

    Release date: 23/09/2016

    Those considered to be at greatest risk of developing Type 2 diabetes across Nottinghamshire are set to benefit from increased help to avoid the disease. A new partnership between a leading diabetes research centre and Ingeus UK has been formed to deliver the recently announced Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme across the East Midlands Clinical Network, Read More

  • Annual General Meeting 2016

    Annual General Meeting 2016

    Release date: 30/08/2016

    Come to our Annual General Meeting 2016 and Health Marketplace. Thursday 29th September 6-8pm. We will present our account, achievements and future plans for health services across broxtowe. Read More

  • Touchscreen technology to benefit people with dementia

    Touchscreen technology to benefit people with dementia

    Release date: 12/05/2016

    Local patients with dementia and their carers are set to benefit from the latest digital technology at Beeston Memory Café thanks to funding from NHS Nottingham West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The announcement comes during national Dementia Awareness Week which is running from 15-21 May 2016. Read More

  • Have Your Say - Learning Disabilities & Autism

    Have Your Say - Learning Disabilities & Autism

    Release date: 01/05/2016

    Are you interested in helping to transform the care for people with learning disabilities and/or autism who display behaviour that challenges, then we encourage you to let us know your views? Read More

  • Carers Roadshow - 17 May, Stapleford Care Centre

    Carers Roadshow - 17 May, Stapleford Care Centre

    Release date: 01/05/2016

    Don't miss the Carers Roadshow which is coming to Stapleford Care Centre on Tuesday 17 May, 10am - 2pm. Read More

  • Choose Well this Bank Holiday

    Choose Well this Bank Holiday

    Release date: 25/03/2016

    If you keep a good stock of medical supplies on hand, many minor accidents and injuries such as a sore throat, cough, grazed knee or hangover can be treated at home. But remember to check use-by dates on all medicines, and make sure they are properly stored and out of reach of children. Read More

  • Groups invited to apply for up to £2500 funding

    Groups invited to apply for up to £2500 funding

    Release date: 07/03/2016

    We are inviting local groups to apply for a grant of up to £2,500 to fund health and wellbeing initiatives. It's part of the Lifestyle Fund that seeks to improve the health and wellbeing of local communities. It aims to tackle local health priorities such as smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise. Read More

  • Personal Health Budgets Update

    Personal Health Budgets Update

    Release date: 06/03/2016

    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. Read More

  • Valley Surgery rated 'Outstanding' by CQC

    Valley Surgery rated 'Outstanding' by CQC

    Release date: 05/03/2016

    The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found the quality of care provided by The Valley Surgery in Chilwell, Nottingham, to be Outstanding following an inspection in October. Read More

  • Linden Medical Group Patients To Have Their Say On Plans

    Linden Medical Group Patients To Have Their Say On Plans

    Release date: 01/03/2016

    Patients registered with Linden Medical Group are encouraged to have their say on the proposed closure of their branch surgery, Doctors’ Corner, in Wollaton. Read More

  • Developing mental health services for veterans

    Developing mental health services for veterans

    Release date: 01/03/2016

    There are less than two weeks' left for armed forces veterans to share their experience of mental health services and help improve future care across the country. The launch of a national survey will help improve the care available for veterans as they move from military to civilian life. Read More

  • Views Needed on Talking Therapies

    Views Needed on Talking Therapies

    Release date: 01/02/2016

    Complete a survey about how best we can support adults with mild, moderate and severe common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and eating disorders. Read More

  • Important Strike Information

    Important Strike Information

    Release date: 10/01/2016

    National junior doctors' strikes have been confirmed for today (Tuesday 12 January). We recognise and value the crucial contributions of our junior doctors and acknowledge their right to strike over their concerns about the proposed new contract. Read More

  • Antibiotics not always the answer

    Antibiotics not always the answer

    Release date: 02/01/2016

    Don't go straight for the antibiotics if you are feeling ill - is the warning from GPs across Broxtowe. Many patients ask for antibiotics when visiting their GP as they assume a course of antibiotics is a cure-all solution. However the overuse of antibiotics can result in infections becoming resistant to the drug so they do not work. Read More

  • Cancer Drugs Fund Consultation

    Cancer Drugs Fund Consultation

    Release date: 01/01/2016

    NHS England and NICE have launched a 12-week public consultation - seeking views about proposals for the future direction of the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF). Read More

  • Christmas & New Year Pharmacy Opening Times

    Christmas & New Year Pharmacy Opening Times

    Release date: 20/12/2015

    The NHS is encouraging people in Nottinghamshire to plan their healthcare during the festive season. With advice on common illnesses and the best medicines to treat them, visiting the pharmacist can save you time in the waiting room and help you feel better fast. Read More

  • Ditch the razor & grow some fuzz to beat bowel cancer

    Ditch the razor & grow some fuzz to beat bowel cancer

    Release date: 01/12/2015

    We're backing this year's Decembeard campaign; a national hair growing crusade in which men ditch their razors for the month of December to help raise awareness of bowel cancer. Read More

  • Order repeat prescriptions in time for Christmas

    Order repeat prescriptions in time for Christmas

    Release date: 01/12/2015

    Health leaders in Nottinghamshire advising patients not to leave it too late to order and collect repeat prescriptions this Christmas. Running out of daily medication over the festive period could have serious consequences for patients who rely on them to control heart and breathing problems. Read More

  • Gluten-Free Consultation (now closed)

    Gluten-Free Consultation (now closed)

    Release date: 01/11/2015

    The consultation has closed for people in South Nottinghamshire to have their say on the provision of gluten-free foods on prescription. Read More

  • Parents urged to protect their child from flu as winter sets in

    Parents urged to protect their child from flu as winter sets in

    Release date: 15/10/2015

    With autumn well underway and coughs, colds and flu already starting to circulate, senior health officials and GPs in Nottinghamshire are urging parents of children between the ages of two and seven to make sure their child has their flu nasal vaccination. Read More

  • People over 65 urged to get their free flu jab now

    People over 65 urged to get their free flu jab now

    Release date: 01/10/2015

    Patients over 65 are reminded to protect themselves against flu this winter with a free vaccination. "It's free because you need it" is the message from health bosses who are urging people to get to their local flu clinic or enquire with their local pharmacy to see if they offer the vaccination. Read More

  • Smokers are halfway to health this Stoptober

    Smokers are halfway to health this Stoptober

    Release date: 20/09/2015

    Health commissioners are congratulating smokers who reached the halfway point of the NHS Stoptober challenge and remain smokefree so far this month. Read More

  • Eastwood GP Practice 'Outstanding'

    Eastwood GP Practice 'Outstanding'

    Release date: 01/08/2015

    The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found the quality of care provided by Church Walk Surgery in Eastwood to be 'Outstanding' following an inspection carried out in August 2015. Read More

  • Get up to £2500 for Broxtowe Health Projects

    Get up to £2500 for Broxtowe Health Projects

    Release date: 20/07/2015

    Local community groups and organisations in Broxtowe are being invited to apply for up to £2,500 worth of funding to help improve health and wellbeing in the borough. Read More

  • Come Along to our AGM - 24 September

    Come Along to our AGM - 24 September

    Release date: 01/07/2015

    People living across Broxtowe are invited to find out more about local health services at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of NHS Nottingham West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Read More

  • Heat Wave Alert Prompts Health Warning

    Heat Wave Alert Prompts Health Warning

    Release date: 10/06/2015

    Health leaders are urging people in Nottinghamshire to extra care as the Met Office has issued a level 2 alert which is the official warning that high temperatures can pose a significant risk to health for elderly people and children. Read More

  • NHS calls on communities to be ‘carer friendly’

    NHS calls on communities to be ‘carer friendly’

    Release date: 20/05/2015

    Our CCG is proud to support a national campaign this week to build stronger carer friendly communities. Carers Week, 8-14 June 2015, is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, to highlight the challenges carers face and to recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. Read More

  • Broxtowe GP Calls for Action on Dementia

    Broxtowe GP Calls for Action on Dementia

    Release date: 01/05/2015

    Dr Mansford, chief clinical officer for the CCG, is urging Broxtowe residents to become a Dementia Friend during Dementia Awareness Week, 17-23 May 2015. Read More

  • Over 60s urged to screen against bowel cancer

    Over 60s urged to screen against bowel cancer

    Release date: 01/02/2015

    As more people live longer in Nottinghamshire, local NHS leaders are reminding older patients not to put their health at risk by opting out of bowel cancer screening. Read More

  • Broxtowe groups invited to apply for share in £50k fund

    Broxtowe groups invited to apply for share in £50k fund

    Release date: 10/01/2015

    We are delighted to be inviting local groups to apply for a share of £50,000 to fund health and wellbeing initiatives. Read More

  • CCG one of first in country to sign pledge for deaf patients

    CCG one of first in country to sign pledge for deaf patients

    Release date: 01/01/2015

    We are proud to be one of the first CCGs in the country to sign the British Sign Language Charter, committing to improve the experience of deaf people who use health services. Read More

  • Community Health Services Event

    Community Health Services Event

    Release date: 01/12/2014

    If you use community health services at your local health clinic or in your own home then we'd love to hear your feedback on the services you receive. Read More

  • HSJ (Health Service Journal) Awards Update

    HSJ (Health Service Journal) Awards Update

    Release date: 11/11/2014

    Health leaders say they are proud of their achievement after it misses out on a top health award. NHS Nottingham West CCG was nominated for its partnership with Broxtowe Borough Council in the Improved Partnerships between Health and Local Government category which recognises how NHS and local government bodies work together to tackle health problems such as dementia and social isolation. The award went to NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney clinical commissioning group. Read More

  • The NHS Five Year Forward View

    The NHS Five Year Forward View

    Release date: 10/11/2014

    The NHS Five Year Forward View and Next Steps Towards Primary Care Co‐Commissioning Read More

  • Seasonal flu vaccine for Toddlers

    Seasonal flu vaccine for Toddlers

    Release date: 31/10/2014

    Three in four toddlers miss free flu vaccine England’s chief medical officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, has warned that too few toddlers are having the seasonal flu vaccine and health chiefs at NHS Nottingham West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are urging all parents of eligible children to take advantage of the free flu vaccine as soon as possible. Read More

  • Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust announces findings

    Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust announces findings

    Release date: 07/10/2014

    Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust announces findings following public consultation The organisation that provides mental health services across Nottinghamshire has published the findings of a consultation about proposed changes to some of its Adult Mental Health Services and Mental Health Services for Older People. Read More

  • NEMS to Continue to Provide GP Out of Hours Service

    NEMS to Continue to Provide GP Out of Hours Service

    Release date: 01/10/2014

    NHS Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is pleased to announce that Nottingham Emergency Medical Service (NEMS) Community Benefit Services Ltd have won the contract to deliver Out-of-Hours GP Services to the populations of Nottingham West, Nottingham City, Rushcliffe, and Nottingham North and East CCGs. Read More

  • Winners of NHS Participation Award!

    Winners of NHS Participation Award!

    Release date: 01/03/2014

    We are delighted to have beaten off competition from across England to be awarded the ‘Excellence in Public Participation - Commissioner Award’ at NHS England’s Innovation Expo held in Manchester on 3 March. Read More

  • Nottingham West Amongst Best in England for Dementia Diagnosis

    Nottingham West Amongst Best in England for Dementia Diagnosis

    Release date: 01/01/2014

    People living in Nottingham West are more likely to have their condition recognised than in other parts of England. Almost 64% of people who live with dementia in the Broxtowe area were diagnosed with the condition, ranking the area number eight in the Health Secretary's dementia map of England. Read More

  • Protect Yourself & Your Baby – Get The Flu Jab

    Protect Yourself & Your Baby – Get The Flu Jab

    Release date: 05/12/2013

    Pregnant women are being reminded about the dangers of flu and the need to get protected this winter. Read More

  • Diabetes Patients Benefit from Treatment Closer to Home

    Diabetes Patients Benefit from Treatment Closer to Home

    Release date: 14/11/2013

    Six hundred patients with Type II Diabetes are now benefiting from treatment closer to home thanks to an innovative scheme that provides a vital service from their local doctor’s surgery. Read More

  • Get The Flu Jab, Get Flu Safe

    Get The Flu Jab, Get Flu Safe

    Release date: 20/10/2013

    Now is the time for those at greatest risk from flu to protect themselves and their families and get flu safe with a free jab. Read More

  • Retirement Communities Benefit From Health Initiative

    Retirement Communities Benefit From Health Initiative

    Release date: 01/10/2013

    An innovative health and wellbeing project will be showcased later this month as part of a week of celebrations to mark National Older People’s Day on Tuesday 1st October. Read More

  • Official Roll Out of NHS 111

    Official Roll Out of NHS 111

    Release date: 01/07/2013

    The official launch of the NHS 111 telephone number across Nottinghamshire took place on 23 July. NHS 111 is a free telephone service that has been running in Nottingham City since November 2010 and was switched on for patients in the north of the county in March 2013. Read More

  • Teach Asthma a Lesson Next Term

    Teach Asthma a Lesson Next Term

    Release date: 01/05/2013

    We are supporting Asthma UK's summer campaign called ‘Teach Asthma a Lesson Next Term’. Every September when children with asthma return to school we see an alarming peak in hospital admissions. Read More

  • GP-led commissioning officially launches

    GP-led commissioning officially launches

    Release date: 03/04/2013

    We are pleased to announce that NHS Nottingham West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is now responsible for buying the majority of health services for 93,000 patients living in and around Broxtowe. Read More

  • Changes to the structure of your local NHS

    Changes to the structure of your local NHS

    Release date: 02/04/2013

    Since April 1, the way the NHS is organised locally has changed from a single Primary Care Trust (PCT) - NHS Nottinghamshire County - to five Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). Read More

  • CCG is officially authorised

    CCG is officially authorised

    Release date: 01/04/2013

    We're pleased to announce that our organisation - NHS Nottingham West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) - has been given the green light to take over the responsibilities for healthcare from 1 April 2013 on behalf of 93,000 patients in Nottingham West. Read More

  • Hidden food nasties revealed in new Change4Life campaign

    Hidden food nasties revealed in new Change4Life campaign

    Release date: 07/01/2013

    A ground-breaking new campaign exposing the 'hidden nasties' in everyday foods and helping people to be 'food smart' has been launched by Public Health Minister and local MP Anna Soubry on 7 January 2013. Read More

  • National Award for NHS Nottingham West CCG

    National Award for NHS Nottingham West CCG

    Release date: 01/01/2013

    NHS Nottingham West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is celebrating after scooping a national award at the General Practice Awards on 1 November 2012. Read More


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