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Hallelujah! Singing as part of a choir bestows more than just a feelgood factor

  While the feel-good effects of singing have long been recognised, there is growing evidence that it can have a positive impact on a range of physical and psychological conditions. Professor Graham Welch, Chair of Music Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, has studied developmental and medical aspects of singing for 30… Read more »

Did you know – May is National Scams Month?

The following is a communication from Nottinghamshire County Council – Trading Standards: Scams – Over the past few months we have been doing a lot of work helping victims of postal, internet and telephone scams.  There is now a National Scams Team that we are working closely with and sharing ideas with.  Unfortunately, we are… Read more »

Visiting times extended at King’s Mill Hospital

Visiting times across all adult inpatient wards at King’s Mill Hospital have been extended following patient feedback. Friends and family will now be able to visit patients anytime from 11.30am to 7pm. Previous visiting times were restricted to 2-4pm and 6-8pm. Visiting times for specialist wards, such as maternity, neonatal unit, critical care unit and… Read more »


Information supplied by Acheive.   Achieve is designed to help you to find a new direction.. volunteering, training, or employment. How do we help you to do this? We do this through a mix of group workshops, one to one coaching and on-line learning. We can help you to Cope with change: in your life… Read more »

Safegaurding Training – Vulnerable adults

Disability Nottinghamshire in association with Vision West Nottinghamshire College are holding a series of Safeguarding training sessions all sessions will cover: What is safeguarding Different forms of abuse Professionals involved Confidentiality Current legislation Available dates: Tuesday 20th May   2014 Thursday 5th June 2014 Both courses will take place at: Disability Nottinghamshire, Unit 15 Botany Park,… Read more »

Nottinghamshire Carers Conference

Information supplied by Healthwatch Nottinghamshire Calling all Nottinghamshire carers….! Do you know what the new Care Bill means for you? Do you want to help us improve services by sharing your story? Healthwatch Nottinghamshire is hosting a FREE Carers Conference on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council and your local NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups! This will… Read more »