13th May 2022

Medicines ordering extended for Jubilee bank holiday

The Derbyshire Medicines Order Line has extended the period during which patients can order their prescriptions ahead of the Jubilee Bank Holiday in June. This year, the country is celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with an extra Bank Holiday on Friday, June 3. This has been paired with the traditional Spring Bank Holiday on Thursday, June 2, which means some NHS services may be closed on both days before the weekend.

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28th April 2022

Accessing NHS services over the May bank holidays

The NHS is here to help you over the May bank holiday – so make sure you know your services to get the care you need.

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12th April 2022

How your NHS is working for you over Easter

Anybody who needs medical advice or to visit a pharmacy over the Easter bank holiday should plan ahead to allow for reduced GP and pharmacy provision over this period. GP practices will generally be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday, so will not be making appointments for in-person or telephone consultations on those days. Anyone who needs non-urgent advice should call 111.

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6th April 2022

Health Bosses Urge Public To Help

Now more than ever we need everyone's help - health bosses urge public to help the local NHS. Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – along with the whole Joined Up Care Derbyshire system of health and social care – are calling for the public’s help to make sure they can focus care on the most poorly patients as they face unprecedented demand.

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5th April 2022

Pharmacists encourage patients to ask for advice on wide range of medical concerns

Community pharmacists across Derby and Derbyshire have launched a campaign encouraging patients to ask them about medical concerns, as they can provide expert care close to home without an appointment.

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30th March 2022

Health bosses urge public to help local NHS

"Now more than ever, we need everyone's help" – Health bosses urge public to help local NHS NHS and care services across Derby and Derbyshire are calling for the public’s help to make sure they can focus care on the most poorly patients as they face unprecedented demand.

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29th March 2022

Next round of vaccinations approaches for Derbyshire children

Parents will soon have the opportunity to further boost their children's protection against dangerous illnesses, as the Covid-19 vaccine becomes the latest part of the powerful suite of vaccinations children can receive before they turn 12.

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29th March 2022

Derby offers new service to update NHS records for people vaccinated abroad

An Overseas Vaccination Validation Service has launched at Derby's Covid-19 Vaccination Centre in Midland House.

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21st March 2022

Spring booster vaccination campaign begins across Derbyshire

Vaccination sites across Derby and Derbyshire are now offering appointments to eligible people as part of a spring booster campaign to protect against Covid-19.

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18th March 2022

The Personalised Care project

We would like to introduce colleagues across Joined Up Care Derbyshire (JUCD) to the Personalised Care project that will be delivered across JUCD. This is an opportunity for you and your team to get involved in Personalised Care across JUCD.

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17th March 2022

GPs urge patients to book appointments with nurses, other experts, to get care more quickly

General practice leaders across Derby and Derbyshire are today encouraging patients to ask about appointments with staff other than doctors when they call to book a consultation.

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4th March 2022

Derbyshire care body names experienced GP to key role

The new body being set up to coordinate health and social care across Derby and Derbyshire has named experienced local GP Dr Buk Dhadda as both a non-executive member and chair of one of its most important committees.

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21st February 2022

Vaccination teams gear up to reach children and parents over half-term

Covid-19 vaccination clinics across Derby and Derbyshire are preparing to welcome children over the half-term break in an effort to protect young people and their families.

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15th February 2022

Non-Executive Members appointed to new NHS Board

Four local people have been appointed as Non-Executive Members Designate of the new NHS Integrated Care Board for Derby and Derbyshire. Acting as independent members of the new board, the roles will help shape the long term plan for the local NHS.

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2nd February 2022

Derbyshire begins vaccinations for most vulnerable children

NHS vaccination teams across Derbyshire have begun to vaccinate children aged between 5 and 11 who are most at risk of Covid-19.

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