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Position statement on e-cigarettes by Public Health Nottinghamshire County

Date Published: 18/02/2019
It is recognised that e-cigarettes are thought to be less harmful than cigarettes but are not harmless and recent guidance from PHE has estimated e-cigarettes to carry only around 5% of the risk of smoking for users, and exposure to vapour is therefore unlikely to…

ULO funding 2019/20 - Now Open

Date Published: 18/02/2019
Applications are now being accepted for User Led Organisation (ULO) funding 2019/20. All details can be found on the Skills for Care website here:, including the application form and FAQs. Please note: There is no guidance document this year, all guidance is either on…

Charity Looking for Volunteers in Kimberley and Hucknall

Date Published: 14/02/2019
Contact the Elderly, a national charity dedicated to tackling social isolation amongst older people, are looking for volunteers. The charity, which tackles social isolation amongst older people through free monthly tea party groups, is hoping to set up a new group covering Kimberley and Hucknall. The group…

Volunteer Vacancies

Date Published: 13/02/2019
Are you looking for a volunteering opportunity? IKON Centre in Sutton have some volunteering vacancies available in their cafe. For more information please contact Kirsty Bell or Kerry Ellis on 01623 391376 or

Mind Get Set to Go Project

Date Published: 13/02/2019
Get Set to Go is a National project funded by Sport England and aims to promote and encourage engagement in sport and physical activity to provide benefits to mental health and wellbeing. Activities include: Willing Walkers at 10am - various dates & locations March - August Relaxing…

Dementia Friendly Businesses

Date Published: 11/02/2019
Dementia Friendly Communities, Ashfield District Council and Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) are looking to create a more dementia friendly community for residents by asking local businesses to register as a Dementia Friendly business. To register an interest in becoming a Dementia Friendly business or seek…

More children toilet training later

Date Published: 08/02/2019
More children are being toilet trained later, according to the results of a new survey of early years staff by ERIC and National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA). Of the early years staff across the UK that the Children’s Bowel and Bladder Charity ERIC and NDNA surveyed, 68%…

Provider newsletter

Date Published: 07/02/2019
‘On the 13th November Quality Market Management and Optimum Workforce Leadership met with providers across all care sectors to share good practice, here is a link to a newsletter following the provider forum’ 

Notts County Football in the Community - Cancer and Rehabilitation Exercise (CARE) Programme

Date Published: 04/02/2019
Following the success of the CARE Programme at Portland Centre Notts County Football Club are expanding their programme in the Newark and Sherwood and Mansfield and Ashfield districts from the 21st February 2019. The Cancer and Rehabilitation Exercise (CARE) Programme is a group-based exercise initiative…

Connecting to the National Adult Social Care Recruitment Campaign

Date Published: 04/02/2019
Connecting to the National Adult Social Care Recruitment Campaign   Independent providers are invited to be part of Nottinghamshire’s Adult Social Care recruitment campaign connecting with the Department of Health & Social Care national campaign, ‘Every Day is Different – find the right role for…

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