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  • The NHS is looking at extending access to GP surgery appointments, across the country.

    As part of a national initiative, we want to look how we can offer routine appointments at surgeries outside core hours currently offered on weekdays (8am to 6.30pm), and at weekends.

    Find out more and have your say here.
  • Should the NHS prescribe medicines that people can buy cheaply from their local pharmacy or supermarket? Things like paracetamol, skin creams or antihistamines that are normally found in household medicine cabinets? 
    We spend £5m on these medicines in Norfolk and Waveney. We are proposing to no longer routinely prescribe them for short term minor ailments.
    Read more here.


  • Norwich walk in leaflet 2015.16The Norwich NHS walk-in centre is here for you - 7am-9pm every day. It's great if you need some urgent medical help and you can't see your own GP.

    The walk-in centre is in Rouen Road - opposite the EDP building and across the road from The Mall . Telephone 01603 677500.

    Click on the image to download a leaflet.
  • ambulance at nightDid you know the ambulance service has different targets for responding to emergencies?   

    Of course, if people only call when it is an emergency, or when so urgent that an ambulance is needed, then they will have more time for when they are needed most. Watch these videos to find out more.

    If it is urgent but not an emergency call 111.

Healthy Norwich innovation grants up for grabs

Healthy Norwich logoCan your community group come up with a really innovative way to help people in the Norwich area lead healthier and happier lives?

Because you can now apply for thousands of pounds of funding from Healthy Norwich, the campaign run by the NHS and local councils to improve lifestyles and promote good health.

The money will fund small projects that encourage and support local people to lead healthier lives. For example to prevent people from smoking, to support their mental wellbeing or help people maintain a healthy weight.

£40,000 is being offered in grants by NHS Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group, one of the partners in Healthy Norwich, in association with Norfolk Community Foundation. If there are enough really good ideas, it will consider making more money available. Each grant will be for a maximum of £5,000 but time is running out, applications need to be in by 5pm on 13th April, 2017.

You can apply online at http://www.norfolkfoundation.com/funds/health-wellbeing-innovation-grants-2016-2018/.

 

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