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January 22, 2024
5 minutes

Take a moment to share your care

Have you or someone you care about had involvement with social care services recently? We want to hear your feedback. By sharing your thoughts, you become a part of a movement that works to improve social care in our community.
Child sat just having had an injection. Health professional is putting a plaster on their arm.
January 12, 2024
5 minutes

UK Health Security Agency urges people to get their MMR vaccine

Throughout the West Midlands there has been an increase in measles cases. Most of these cases are young children who have not had their measles mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination. As the West Midlands is close to Derbyshire, the UK Health Security Agency is urging people who have not already done so, to get their MMR vaccine as soon as possible to avoid measles spreading.
Young girl having her teeth examined at a dentist.
November 24, 2023
4 minutes

November Update from NHS Dentists in Derbyshire

Continuing our work looking into dentistry in Derbyshire, take a look at our November update and how this is changing.
Bottles of Corsodyl on a glass shelf in a cabinet.
October 12, 2023
4 minutes

September Update from NHS Dentists in Derbyshire

Continuing our work looking into dentistry in Derbyshire, take a look at our September update on the situation in Derbyshire and how this is changing.
Three women standing and talking. One has white hair wearing an orange jumper. The other has auburn hair and has their back to the camera, the other is wearing a pink healthwatch derbyshire polo with a healthwatch lanyard.
September 28, 2023
3 minutes

Highlights from our Future Focus on Primary Care event

Take a closer look at the highlights from our Future Focus on Primary Care event held September 2023.
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September 8, 2023
2 minutes

Supporting Derbyshire Residents to Remain Independent

Derbyshire County Council has launched a new online planform to help people to get support to remain independent at home.
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