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Abdominoplasty

  

An abdominoplasty is cosmetic surgery to improve the shape of the abdomen

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Aesthetics Policy (Coventry & Rugby CCG)

  

Coventry & Rugby CCG consider funding of treatments designed to improve aesthetic appearance to be of low priority in allocating limited NHS resources. However, the Clinical Commissioning Group recognises that, in certain cases, a cosmetic procedure may be justified to alleviate or improve a physical deformity that most people would recognise as being severely abnormal, or to meet a clinical need other than improvement of aesthetic appearance. This policy sets out principles and examples of eligibility criteria for funding treatment in such cases

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Breastfeeding

  

Breastfeeding is a great way to get your baby off to the best start.

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Bunion – hallux valgus

  

A bunion is a bony deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe. The medical name is hallux valgus.

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Chalazion

  

A chalazion also known as a meibomian gland lipogranuloma, is a cyst in the eyelid that is caused by inflammation of a blocked meibomian gland.

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Circumcision (male)

  

Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin

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Community ENT Clinic

  

Information about the services provided by our community ENT specialties

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Community nurses

  

Community Nursing team works jointly with a patients' GP and other health care professionals to deliver care and treatment in a patients' home, or residential care home

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Dementia – Admiral Nurse Service

  

Coventry and Rugby have an Admiral nurse service in conjunction with the NHS Coventry and Rugby CCG, Dementia UK and Coventry University.

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Diabetes Prevention Programme (DPP)

  

Personalised support to reduce their risk of Type 2 diabetes including education on healthy eating and lifestyle, help to lose weight and physical exercise programmes

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Domestic Violence

  

Domestic violence includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse in couple relationships or between family members.

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Dupuytrens Disease

  

Dupuytren’s contracture (Dupuytren's disease) is a condition that affects the hands and fingers.

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Enuresis (Paediatric)

  

“Bedwetting is a widespread and distressing condition that can have a deep impact on a child or young person's behavior, emotional wellbeing and social life. It is also very stressful for the parents or carers. The prevalence of bedwetting decreases with age. Bedwetting less than 2 nights a week has a prevalence of 21% at about 4 and a half years and 8% at 9 and a half years. More frequent bedwetting is less common and has a prevalence of 8% at 4 and a half years and 1.5% at 9 and a half years.” (NICE 2010)

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Exercise & Healthy Lifestyle for Families

  

Whatever your age, there's strong scientific evidence that being physically active can help you lead a healthier and even happier life.

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Face Lifts and Brow Lifts

  

A facelift (rhytidectomy) is cosmetic surgery to lift up and pull back the skin to make the face tighter and smoother.

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Facial Blushing or Sweating

  

Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy is the cutting of nerve signals to stop blushing.

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Family Health & Lifestyles Service

  

Provision of health visitor services, infant feeding support, family support, school nursing, family weight programmes, smoking support in pregnancy, and support for pregnant black & minority ethnic groups in Coventry

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Family Nurse Partnership

  

Family Nurse Partnership - a support programme for young first time parents

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Female Genital Mutilation

  

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the partial or total removal of external female genitalia for nonmedical reasons. It is also known as female circumcision, cutting or sunna.

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Fire Service Safety Checks

  

What to do if you have concerns that a patient may be at high risk of having a fire in their home,

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Flu

  

Flu is a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes.

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Ganglion

  

A ganglion cyst is a fluid-filled swelling that usually develops near a joint or tendon.

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Health Visitor

  

About Health Visitors and the Health Visiting Service

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Hoarding Disorder

  

A specialist Occupational Therapy led service, providing holistic assessments, interventions, and practical and psychological support to individuals who compulsively hoard.

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Home Oxygen

  

Guidance on home oxygen

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Knee Arthroscopy

  

An arthroscopy is a type of keyhole surgery used both to diagnose and treat problems with joints.

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Neurophysiology: Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)

  

Accepts NHS E-referrals for nerve conduction testing for carpal tunnel screening and ulnar nerve screening at the elbow or wrist ONLY. This is not an EMG service.

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NHS Eye Care Services

  

The new NHS Eye Care Service is now fully operational and started receiving patients from 3rd June

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NHS GP Health Service

  

An update on the following commitments set out in the General Practice Forward View

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Nutrition

  

Good nutrition is vital for good health and wellbeing.

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Occupational Therapy (Adult)

  

Occupational Therapists work with the person to enable them to overcome problems with essential routines and tasks by means of; introduction of a new way of completing task, practice of the task, provision of equipment and adaptations to a persons home.

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Pain Management

  

Pain Management Solutions works with each patient to support them in finding the most effective and evidence-based approach to improving their ability to manage their pain on a day-to-day basis.

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Pinnaplasty

  

A pinnaplasty is a procedure to alter the appearance of ears.

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Podiatry

  

Podiatrists are health care professionals who have been trained to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs.

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Safeguarding Children

  

Information regarding the safeguarding of children in Coventry and Rugby.

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Safeguarding Platform for Adults & Children

  

Safeguarding is about the safety and well being of all patients but providing additional measures for those least able to protect themselves from harm or abuse

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School Health & Wellbeing

  

About School Nursing. School nurses work across education and health, providing a link between school, home and the community.

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Sexual Assault Referral Centres

  

SARCs offer free and confidential support and information to anyone from the age of 5 who has been affected by sexual violence.

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Smoking and Mental Health

  

People with severe and enduring mental health conditions are much more likely to smoke and inhale more aggressively.

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Speech and language therapy

  

Speech and Language Therapists support children’s speech, language and communication.

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Spinal injections

  

Back injections may help treat two major back pain with radiculopathy

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Squint (Pre-School)

  

A squint (strabismus) is a condition where the eyes point in different directions.

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Tissue Viability Team

  

The Tissue Viability Nurse Team can help with ulcers and difficult wounds.

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Transport for patients

  

From the 1st April 2015 a new Patient Transport Service contract comes into place.

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Trigger finger – adults

  

Trigger finger is a condition that affects one or more of the hand's tendons, making it difficult to bend the affected finger or thumb.

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Ultrasound

  

An ultrasound scan, sometimes called a sonogram, is a procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to create an image of part of the inside of the body.

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Varicose Veins

  

Varicose veins are swollen and enlarged veins – usually blue or dark purple – that usually occur on the legs.

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Vasectomy

  

Vasectomy is a surgical procedure for male sterilization or permanent contraception.

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Warm and Well

  

Cold homes have a significant impact on people's health. One of the best ways of keeping yourself well during winter is to stay warm.

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Weight Management (adults)

  

Developing healthy eating habits while using tips that will keep us fuller longer can be useful tools in weight management.

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