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  • Have you had your flu vaccine?

    Have you had your flu vaccine?

    Flu is an unpredictable virus that can cause mild illness in most people. As we approach Winter, the NHS have published guidelines on who should have a flu vaccine – people who are more likely to develop potentially serious complications of flu, such as bronchitis and pneumonia, their carers and frontline health and social care workers.

  • Every Mind Matters : Mental Health Support

    Every Mind Matters : Mental Health Support

    This new NHS website aims to help you have better mental health. You can also take the Every Mind Matters Quiz to get your free plan, designed to help you feel more in control, deal with stress and anxiety, boost your mood and improve your sleep.

  • People Keeping Well in their Community

    ‘People Keeping Well in their Community’ is a community-based prevention activity in Sheffield that can help to prevent and delay people needing to access health and social care services.

  • Have Your Say on the Long Term Plan to Improve NHS Services

    By 2023 the government will invest an extra £20 billion a year in the NHS. Your local NHS wants to know what you would do to make care better. Healthwatch Sheffeld has launched a survey ‘What Would You Do?’ to gather feedback from the public about the NHS Long Term Plan.Now you can help make sure Sheffield invests the money in the right areas by sharing your ideas.

  • NHS Easy Read Newsletter

    The NHS England Easy Read Newsletter, designed for people with autism or learning disabilities and focusing on serious health issues, has produced its Winter edition.The NHS England Learning Disability and Autism Engagement Team is also looking for people to get involved in the newsletter and their work

  • Have Your Say on New Priorities In NHS Long Term Plan

    The NHS Long Term Plan – details of which have been announced this week – was developed in partnership with those who know the NHS best – frontline health and care staff, patients and their families and other experts. Local organisation Healthwatch Sheffield is set to offer the public the chance to have their say and help shape implementation of the plan.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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