Commercial: A contract to provide out-of-hours GP care to patients in and around Nottingham has been awarded to Nottingham Emergency Services CBS, a non-profit company.

The contract, due to start this October, will run for three years and cover provision to the Nottingham City, Rushcliffe, Nottingham North and East, and Nottingham West CCG areas.

There is the possibility of a two-year extension to the financial agreement.

Nottingham Emergency Medical Service CBS has been providing out-of-hours GP services in the region since 2004.