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  • BSL Service for NHS 111 Calls

    BSL Service for NHS 111 Calls

    British Sign Language users now have their own way of making urgent medical calls to the NHS 111 service. Using the webcam on a computer or the InterpreterNow app on a tablet or smartphone you can now make a video call to a BSL interpreter. The interpreter telephones an NHS 111 adviser and relays your conversation with them.

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  • Extra funding for Sheffield adult mental health crisis services

    Extra funding for Sheffield adult mental health crisis services

    People at risk of a mental health crisis in Sheffield will be able to access new support services soon thanks to a £429,000 funding boost for the city.

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  • Special celebratory event to mark NHS' 70th birthday

    Special celebratory event to mark NHS' 70th birthday

    Sheffield’s NHS is coming together to mark the 70th anniversary of the day the NHS was born at an interactive free event on July 5th outside Sheffield Cathedral from 11am to 7pm for adults and children, showcasing past, present and future advances in healthcare.

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  • Review of Hospital Services in South Yorkshire Published

    Review of Hospital Services in South Yorkshire Published

    Last year we reported on how you could have your say on your experiences of hospital services in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw as part of a review of those services. The results of this review have now been published and hospitals in our area will be encouraged to provide “networks of care,” with each focusing on a specific area of care, rather than all hospitals providing all services as they currently do.

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  • When Stroke Strikes, Act F.A.S.T.

    When Stroke Strikes, Act F.A.S.T.

    The sooner somebody who is having a stroke gets urgent medical attention, the better their chances of a good recovery – make sure you know what signs to look out for so that you can act F.A.S.T..

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  • Survey on Possible Prescription Changes

    Survey on Possible Prescription Changes

    Give your views to NHS Clinical Commissioners about plans to save the NHS considerable amounts of money and GP’s time by purchasing your own medication for common illnesses. People with learning disabilities are also invited to attend 2 focus groups in Leeds ( 26 Feb ) and London ( 6 March ).

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  • Sheffield CCG Annual Public Meeting

    Sheffield CCG Annual Public Meeting

    The APM takes place on Thursday September 28th from 2-4pm at Sheffield United’s Ambassador Suite. If you want to submit a question for the panel of directors mail it by the 21st.

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  • NHS Be Clear on Cancer Respiratory Symptoms

    NHS Be Clear on Cancer Respiratory Symptoms

    Following its success last year, the NHS Be Clear on Cancer respiratory symptoms campaign has returned to ask people to visit their GPs with any symptoms of possible lung or hear disease or even cancer as early intervention is vital.

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  • Invitation to join the Peer Leadership Academy and the Strategic Co-production Group.

    Invitation to join the Peer Leadership Academy and the Strategic Co-production Group.

    Do you have ‘lived experience’ of a personalised approach to health care and want to be more involved in the development and delivery of NHS health care programmes ? Then the next Peer Leadership Academy and the Strategic Co-production Group could be for you.

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  • Hospital Outpatient Services in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw: Have your Say

    Hospital Outpatient Services in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw: Have your Say

    You’re invited to a workshop on Friday 30 June alongside doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals to explore what is and isn’t possible when it comes to providing outpatient services. Deadline for booking is Monday 26 June.

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