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Boost for Dementia Unit

Dementia patients in Rotherham have received a £157 boost, thanks to staff from a local home care company.


20 October 2017
New CQC research reveals lack of awareness over right to choose where to give birth

New research commissioned by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that more women must be made aware of their right to choose their birth hospital.

21 September 2017
Rotherham Wellbeing Event to Highlight Local Cancer Support

Rotherham is to host a Health and Wellbeing event for people living with and beyond cancer in the town.

21 September 2017
Outsanding Rating For Health in Rotherham

HEALTH services in Rotherham are in excellent hands after the local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) was rated as ‘outstanding’ by NHS England.

24 July 2017
Rotherham to host its biggest ever Armed Forces Day celebration

People from across Rotherham can show their appreciation and support for the men and women of the Armed Forces – both serving and veterans – at an action-packed community event this month.

13 June 2017
Public asked to be patient with GP services and use NHS services wisely as IT systems come back online

GP practices across Rotherham will be open as usual on Monday.  However many are still bringing their IT and clinical systems back on-line following the cyber-attack, which took place on Friday 12 May 2017 and affected many organisations around the world.

14 May 2017
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Do you know where to go for health advice this Easter?

The local NHS is reminding Rotherham people when health services will be open over the Easter bank holiday period. Health services across Rotherham experience significant pressure over the Easter period, however help is at hand for those who need it. Several Rotherham pharmacies will be open when other health services and shops are closed if you need to buy over-the-counter medicines because you’re unwell.

06 April 2017
GP Saturday Hubs for routine appointments

NINETY appointments a week are now available with GPs on Saturday mornings as part of a pilot project to improve access.

01 March 2017
How the cold can affect your health

If you have a long term health condition, the cold and damp weather – ice, snow and cold winds – can be bad for you.

23 December 2016
Stay active during winter

As the days draw in and temperatures drop, you may be tempted to hang up your exercise gear and hibernate. Don't! Stay active throughout winter to beat those seasonal blues and feel on top of the world.

23 December 2016
Mental health tips for the Christmas period

A Rotherham based health trust which provides a range of services across the borough to people experiencing difficulties with their mental health has issued the following advice for residents who may be experiencing more than just the winter blues over the Christmas period.

23 December 2016
Choose the right treatment

As celebrations get in to full swing, local people are being urged to choose the right care for their symptoms and help health services help them to have a happy and healthy festive period.

23 December 2016
Local health services opening times over the festive break

The local NHS are reminding Rotherham people when health services will be open as Christmas approaches and celebrations get into full swing.

21 December 2016
Social prescribing improving mental health discharge rates

Social prescribing improving mental health discharge rates 

People with mental health conditions are benefitting from being prescribed non-medical treatments by their doctors, according to a new report released today (Friday 4 November).

07 November 2016