Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Happy Baby Corner: returning to work

Going back to work after having a baby can be traumatic for mums. As part of our Happy Baby Corner Series, we’re sharing our tips for returning to work after having a baby.

Monday, 18 June 2018

Helping people with learning disabilities

Our Occupational Therapy Learning Disabilities Team support adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) to live their lives their way.

For Learning Disability Week, from 18-24 June, some of the team have shared what they love most about their work.

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Diabetes Week: taking back control

The DESMOND (Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed) programme is offered by the Trust to people with Type 2 diabetes across Nottinghamshire. The programme aims to help people change their lifestyles so that they can manage their diabetes effectively. 

Julie from West Bridgford told us how the programme helped her take back control of her condition.

Friday, 18 May 2018

Stroke Awareness Month: Living life after stroke at 33

As part of Stroke Awareness Month throughout May, we're sharing the story of Lance.  Lance was just 33 when he suffered a major stroke whilst his wife was in labour with their first child. It left him with 'apraxia', a condition which causes difficulty in performing motor tasks, such as shaving or writing.

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Happy Baby Corner: breastfeeding support groups

Our Baby and Breastfeeding Encouragement and Support groups (known as BABES groups) offer a welcoming atmosphere for all mums who breastfeed.

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Happy Baby Corner: introducing solid foods

As part of our Happy Baby Corner series, we’re sharing some top tips for successful weaning.

Introducing solid foods is an important step in your baby’s development. It can be an exciting milestone but for many mums it also brings with it some anxieties and worries - am I giving him the correct foods? Will she choke? What if he won’t eat? Is she eating too much? Should I still give him milk?

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Happy Baby Corner: concerns of a breastfeeding mum

Starting to breastfeed can be a difficult time. You’re tired and emotional and then your new baby decides it’s time to feed, feed…and feed again!

As part of our new Happy Baby Corner series, Alison Jee, Infant Feeding Lead for the Trust, shares some of the most common concerns of a new breastfeeding mum and some tips for overcoming them.