15th April 2021

Joined Up Care Derbyshire has the fourth highest rate of vaccinations in England

The latest NHS England statistics show that Joined Up Care Derbyshire has the fourth highest rate of vaccinations in England.

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13th April 2021

Derbyshire now has the fifth highest Covid-19 vaccination rate in the country

The latest NHS England statistics show Joined Up Care Derbyshire now has the fifth highest Covid-19 vaccination rate in the country, with nearly 66% of people aged 16 or older now having received at least one dose.

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9th April 2021

Have your Covid-19 vaccine during Ramadan to help save lives

Local Derbyshire GPs are urging Muslims not to delay having their Covid-19 vaccine – first or second dose – during the holy month of Ramadan, which is due to start on the evening of Monday 12 April 2021.

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8th April 2021

Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation statement on use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

MHRA says benefits of vaccination continue to outweigh any risks

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1st April 2021

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.

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30th March 2021

New Derbyshire DadPad App

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust is excited to announce the launch of the Derbyshire DadPad app, which aims to help dads to be prepare for parenthood – from antenatal care to home safety.

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29th March 2021

High Peak hospice charity thanks volunteers and donors for support during Coronavirus pandemic

A High Peak hospice charity providing free palliative and end of life care to local patients, is thanking its volunteers and donors for their unwavering support during the past year.

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23rd March 2021

Introducing the Macmillan Information and Support Centre App

The Macmillan Information and Support Centre Team at Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s NGS Macmillan Unit have come up with a digital solution to help patients access the Centre services.

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23rd March 2021

Covid Vaccination Clinic at Pakistan Community Centre

On Friday 26 March 21, a COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be taking place at Pakistan Community Centre for eligible cohorts, from 10am-2pm.

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23rd March 2021

Derbyshire reaches the half million mark

As of March 21, the total sat at 501,053, which represents a remarkable vaccination rate of just over 4,800 per day or roughly one vaccination every 20 seconds. It is also more doses administered than in the whole of Australia.

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19th March 2021

Developing Aspirant Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Nursing and Midwifery Leaders Programme

We are delighted to announce a new initiative to support aspiring nursing and midwifery leaders from a BAME background.

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17th March 2021

Derbyshire vaccine programme reaches 100-day milestone

100 days ago Derbyshire began the biggest vaccination programme in the history of the NHS, and today – Wednesday 17 March – the NHS in Derbyshire is marking the milestone with a video bringing together some of the highlights from the journey so far.

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15th March 2021

Prioritising those with the highest clinical needs as we continue to respond to coronavirus

Derbyshire’s two largest hospitals trusts expect to return to normal levels of urgent surgical activity by the end of June, restoring crucial services which have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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15th March 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine roll out for unpaid carers in Derbyshire

Qualifying unpaid carers under 65 are now being called up for COVID-19 vaccines as the programme rolls out across Derbyshire.  

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13th March 2021

Sign Language Week 2021

This week is Sign Language Week, aimed at promoting the importance of British Sign Language (BSL) for all. Derbyshire has the second largest Deaf BSL community outside of London, and many have still needed support to access healthcare through the Coronavirus pandemic. Thanks to Communication Unlimited, this has been possible.

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