Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, the county’s mental health and learning disability Trust, in partnership with Unison, has organised an exciting and vibrant event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the NHS on Saturday 5 July, 10.00am – 4.00pm, in the Market Square, Nottingham City Centre.
The event will bring together the diverse communities of Nottinghamshire to celebrate the achievements of the NHS and showcase NHS services across the county. The event will also raise awareness and tackle the stigma surrounding mental health and learning disabilities.
The day will include a range of activities for all to enjoy, such as henna art and head massage, information on a range of topics including mental health and learning disabilities, and Asian and Afro-Caribbean food will be available. There will also be a number of performances including comedy sketches, dance, music and poetry.
Mike Cooke, Chief Executive, says: “This is a great way to celebrate this very important and symbolic occasion. There have been significant improvements and advances made in the NHS over the past 60 years to ensure the highest quality of care is provided and we should all feel very proud of this unique and valuable service.
“The event is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the NHS and the dedication of its staff. We have an exciting programme of entertainment and activities for all to enjoy and we hope that people will be able to join us in marking this important milestone in the history of the NHS.”
For more information contact Zulf Hussain, Project Manager, on 0777 1957038 or Liam O’Neill, Project Assistant, on 0115 969 1300.