30th July 2020

Outputs delivered during the COVID-19 pandemic 2020

During the last four months we have been working hard to ensure local people had the information they needed about their health and care.

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29th July 2020

LEADING CANCER GP URGES PEOPLE TO ACT ON CONCERNS

Derbyshire’s leading GP for cancer prevention is urging residents to act if they have any concerns they may have symptoms.

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6th July 2020

Applications now open: Rotational Health & Social Care Apprenticeship

Are you looking to challenge yourself, develop new skills and kick-start your career into health and social care? Are you considering a career within health and social care, but are unsure which specific pathway to take?

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2nd July 2020

A 72nd NHS birthday message from Derbyshire's health and care system

Ahead of the 72nd birthday of the NHS, John MacDonald, Chair of Joined Up Care Derbyshire (Sustainability and Transformation Partnership), offers the following birthday message on behalf of the health and care system in Derbyshire:

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8th June 2020

Supporting local carers

Today marks the start of Carers Week and the message this week from local partner organisations is that #CarersMatter.

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22nd May 2020

Derbyshire Police and Muslim community leaders deliver joint message before Eid

This weekend (May 23/24) sees the end of the holy month of Ramadan and as such we would like to wish all of our Muslim communities Eid Mubarak (Blessed festival). Whilst the UK Government has continued the lockdown with some restrictions partially relaxed, the changes have not altered any position with regards to faith communities. We would therefore encourage that those looking to celebrate Eid (festival to celebrate the end of Ramadan), do so whilst following these restrictions and guidance from Public Health England.

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22nd May 2020

Know your NHS services this bank holiday 

The NHS is here to help you this bank holiday – so make sure you know your services to get the care you need this weekend. Doctors’ surgeries will be closed on Monday (May 25), but the usual out of hours bank holiday arrangements will be in place to make sure NHS support is there for people needing it.

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29th April 2020

NHS urges public to seek help for cancer symptoms

England’s top cancer doctor has urged people not to hesitate to get checked as new research revealed that nearly half of the public have concerns about seeking help during the coronavirus pandemic. 

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23rd April 2020

Testing for key workers extended

Derbyshire has moved quickly to extend the Covid-19 staff testing programme for key workers and these are defined as anyone who is critical to the provision of health, care and other services. In addition to NHS staff working in our hospitals, community trusts, GP practices, care homes and hospices, the programme is extended to include public service key workers across Derby and Derbyshire.

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15th April 2020

More Derbyshire NHS ‘hot hubs’ opening to help fight Covid-19

More NHS GP surgeries across Derbyshire are joining forces to support patients and hospital colleagues by creating specialist assessment centre ‘hot hubs’. The first Derbyshire NHS ‘hot hub’ to assess ill patients for suspected Covid-19 opened on Mon (6 April) at Derby University’s Kedleston Road site.

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3rd April 2020

Joined Up Care Derbyshire - NHS and partners – supporting you through Coronavirus

In the unprecedented battle against coronavirus, services are fighting to protect and support people as every necessary measure is taken to beat this disease.

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31st January 2020

Health and care partnership board meeting in public 

Joined Up Care Derbyshire – the local partnership of health and care organisations – will hold its Board meeting in public on 20 February 2020. Moving to meetings in public is aimed at opening up planning and decision making to public scrutiny, and the first such meeting held in January attracted attendance from members of the public and media.

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31st January 2020

Make time to talk

Mental health issues affect one in four of us, and yet mental ill-health – and talking about it – can still carry a stigma. Time to Talk Day 2020, on Thursday 6 February, aims to challenge that mindset by encouraging everyone to make time to talk to colleagues, friends or family about what might be bothering them.

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22nd January 2020

NHS offers return for professionals who have had a career break

The NHS in Derby and Derbyshire is encouraging healthcare professionals who have had a break in their career to return to practice.

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6th January 2020

Hearing the views of patients and the public

Key themes have been identified from engagement with patients and the public on the new five-year plan.

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