you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) – a high temperature, a new continuous cough, or a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of smell or taste (anosmia) – the advice is to stay at home for 10 days. Information on self-isolation rules if a member of your household tests positive for Covid-19 or if you are classed as a contact, can be found here.

If you think you have symptoms, please do not attend your hospital appointment until you are advised it is safe to do so. Please contact us to rearrange your appointment, or to re-organise treatment and tests.

The latest information on the Covid-19 vaccination programme in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire can be found here

NHS Staff Benefits- During COVID-19

Supermarkets

Many supermarket chains are offering specific benefits or opening hours in store for NHS staff these can be found below:

Tesco- Tesco is offering a dedicated NHS shopping hour between 9am-10am on Tuesday's, Thursday's and a browsing hour at the same time on Sunday morning in store. You must have your NHS ID badge for entry

Sainsbury’s- Sainsbury’s are offering access to their stores 30 minutes early every day to NHS staff. Staff must produce a valid NHS ID to gain entry.

ASDA- Entry to NHS staff with a valid ID badge Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8am-9am.

Morrisons- Entry to NHS staff with a valid ID card Monday-Saturday 7am-8am. Morrisons are also offer essential food boxes to order online visit: https://www.morrisons.com/food-boxes/boxes. You can order either a vegetarian box or a meat eater’s box both priced at £35. They are now offering a 10% to NHS workers on production of a valid ID card this will run until September.

Waitrose- Waitrose is putting aside essential products for NHS staff. To gain access to these you must ask in store and present a valid NHS ID badge. They are also offering priority checkout to NHS staff.

Iceland- Iceland are dedicating the final hour or trading Monday-Saturday for NHS staff.

Aldi- Aldi are opening the store half an hour early on Sundays for NHS staff (09:30-10:00)

M&S Food- M&S are offering the first hour of trading on Mondays and Thursdays- Please check your local store times and take along your NHS badge.

Co-op- Co-op is opening Monday-Saturday 8am-9am and Sunday 10am-11am. Entrance on production a valid NHS ID Badge.

 

Other Offers

Mindful Chef- Mindful chef are offering 30% off to NHS staff, to claim email hello@mindfulchef.com from you NHS email for a code.

Las Iguanas- Whether it's lunch, dinner or a quick pick-me-up you need, get your Las Iguanas favourites to go with 50% off food. They’ve also teamed up with Coca-Cola to give a FREE can of Coke with every order while stocks last. At the Nottingham Restaurant you can click and collect, you must show your NHS ID badge on collection to claim the discount.

Vibrant Vegan- Plant-based ready meal retailer Vibrant Vegan announced on Twitter it's offering £15 off boxes of six frozen ready meals to NHS staff. Email nhshero@vibrantvegan.co.uk from your NHS email account to be sent a code.

Uber an Uber Eats- Uber are offering up to 200,000 free rides to NHS staff up to a value of £15. Uber eats are offering up to 100,000 meals for NHS staff up to the value of £10. Click here for full information on how to claim.

Superdrug- Superdrug is currently offering 20% off in store for all NHS staff. You simply need a valid NHS Staff ID card and a registered Health & Beautycard. If you don’t have a Health & Beautycard, the best way to register is through the Superdrug app which can be downloaded for free through the app store and google play or visit www.superdrug.com/register.

Gillette- Are offering front line NHS staff a free razor, you have to supply an NHS email to claim this offer visit: https://www.gillette.co.uk/nhsfrontline.list to redeem.

Glasses Direct- Glasses Direct announced on its website it's offering free glasses to NHS staff who email a photo of themselves holding their NHS ID to nhs.staff@glassesdirect.co.uk. You'll then be sent a discount code to use on the £9-£20 range, with single-vision standard lenses. There are 2,000 pairs available and all will come with the silver lense package- which has scratch resistent and anti-reflection coatings. Any other added extras you need such as varifocals or special coatings will be 50% off with your code.

Fiit- Fiit is an online exercise programme/app which staff can do at home. They do online fitness classes ranging from Pilates and yoga to HIT and cardio workouts. They also range from 10 mins to 40 mins so people can pick and choose whatever suits them. Thought it would be worth promoting.They are offering 3 months Premium membership for free (normally £45 for 3months) for all NHS staff, to help support those who are on the front line of the ongoing Covid-19 epidemic. You will get access for 500+ classes, fitness plans and online support 7 days a week. You can also track any progress you’ve made.To get this offer please go to getfiit.tv/nhs and fill out the short form. You will need to enter your NHS work address. Your membership will be activated within 48 hours, you'll receive an email once it's live! 

Halfords-  Halfords have offered NHS workers access to free bike servicing worth £30 which includes gears adjustment and alignment, lubrication of the drivetrain and adjustment and alignment of gears. To redeem just show your NHS staff ID at the Halfords retailer that you have booked the service. They are also offering a full 10 point car check worth £15, redeemable by showing your NHS staff ID and 10% off tyres which is redeemable by entering NHSTYRES10 at the basket online or by showing your NHS ID at the centre when tyres are fitted. For more information go to: https://www.halfords.com/news/nhs-pledge.html.

Pets at HomePets at home are opening their doors between 8-9am on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays exclusively to NHS employees. Outside of these hours, they will have a fast track entrance and dedicated checkout lane to serve all NHS employees. Whenever they shop in store we will give 10% off their shopping and 10% off their veterinary costs at Vets4Pets, Companion Care and our specialist hospitals. They will be doing this until the end of June; all we ask is for official NHS photo identity cards to be shown.

AA- The AA are offering free breakdown cover for NHS staff during the COVID-19 crisis visit: https://www.theaa.com/breakdown-cover/nhs-covid-19-service for full details.

 

Local Offers

Missing Element Mortgage Services- are offering  free Advice re Mortgage and Personal Assurances also, we are happy to do Application Processing for free to all in the NHS SAVING £760.00 per mortgage application on our standard fees. For more information visit: http://www.missingelement.co.uk/.

Beginnings Nursery- based in Mapperley will be staying open during this crisis period. They have some availability and are a nursery that opened in November 2019. During this period, we will not be charging our usual £75 deposit. Our day rate is £46 and our opening times are 7.30am -6.00pm. Our nursery takes children from 6 weeks to 8 years of age. However we will be looking at opening a holiday club for children aged 8 years and above if the demand is there. For more information contact:  Manger.beginnings@gmail.com or 0115 8 556400.

 

Extra Support

Headspace - this is a mindfulness/meditation app which has strong scientific evidence behind it to reduce anxiety and stress levels. There are also specific meditations for things like sleep, work, relationships etc. NUH staff can now access this for FREE for the next 3 months. Visit work.headspace.com to sign up. The offer is available until December 2020.

Unmind - offers online mental health support. You just need to visit Home.unmind.com and click the free NHS access sign up button at the top of the page. It takes you to a registration page - if you click on the box which says nhs.net it will give you drop down options- @nuh.nhs.uk is there.

Sleepio - is an effective online CBT programme to help with quality of sleep. Visit www.sleepio.com/nhsstaff 

Daylight - is an app that will teach you ways to manage the negative emotions in your life to help deal with worry and anxiety. Click here and create an account following the instructions on the page.