Patients Get Improved Access With Easter GP Appointments

Patients Get Improved Access With Easter GP Appointments
April 12, 2019

Local people who need to see a GP or physiotherapist over the Easter bank holiday period will be able to do so for the first time this year.

Routine care appointments, with a doctor or physiotherapist, will be offered from the East Riding Improving Access hub at Manor Road surgery in Beverley on Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.

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Cancer Awareness – Understanding How To Spot The Signs Of Cancer

Cancer Awareness - Understanding How To Spot The Signs Of Cancer
February 14, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is asking residents to be more aware of the signs of cancer. Their appeal comes following the launch of their Cancer Awareness Project.

The council are hoping more people will spot the signs which will help increase survival rates. Figures show that if detected early people 81pc chance of survival. While if found later this figure drops dramatically to just 26pc.

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Council Launches Year-long Cancer Awareness Project

Council Launches Year-long Cancer Awareness Project
January 24, 2019

A year-long cancer awareness project is being launched in the East Riding this month to help support residents through what could be one of the toughest times in their lives.

With so many of us experiencing cancer or the effects of cancer in a loved one, it’s important to talk about it and know what help and support can be accessed in the East Riding.

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Health Secretary is Mr Scrooge Says Labour’s George McManus 

Health Secretary is Mr Scrooge Says Labour's George McManus 
December 28, 2018

Local Labour Party member George McManus has called the Health Secretary Mr Scrooge. His comments following the government’s announcement to slash public spending on health.

Mr McManus says that the latest round of spending cuts will have a devastating effect. He is also concerned that they will hit some of the most venerable in the community.

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Additional Funding For Local Health Care Welcomed by MP

Additional Funding For Local Health Care Welcomed by MP
December 12, 2018

News that local health services are to receive additional funding has been welcomed by MP Graham Stuart.

Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership have secured £88.5 million of additional funding. This cash will be used to help improve emergency care and diagnostic testing in the area.

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CCG Celebrates ‘Good’ Rating At Annual General Meeting

CCG Celebrates ‘Good’ Rating At Annual General Meeting
September 20, 2018

In this, the 70th year of our NHS, NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) held its fifth annual general meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 18 September 2018. There was a fantastic turnout with around 70 people attending from members of the public, staff, councillors, voluntary and community services and provider services.

Jane Hawkard, Chief Officer, presented a number of the CCG’s achievements during 2017-18 which have all contributed to the CCG receiving an improved overall rating from NHS England as ‘Good’.

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Are You Eligible For The Free Flu Vaccination?

Are You Eligible For The Free Flu Vaccination?
September 6, 2018

The winter nights will soon be creeping in and East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s associate director of public health is urging people who are eligible for the free flu vaccination to take up the offer.

Free flu jabs are available for people aged 65 and over, people aged from six months to less than 65 years of age with a long-term health condition, pregnant women, children aged from two to four years, people in long-stay residential care homes, and carers.

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Beverley Skincare Specialist Launches Second Product In Signature Range

Beverley Skincare Specialist Launches Second Product In Signature Range
August 25, 2018

An East Yorkshire skincare expert has launched a specialist eye and lip serum based on her own research into skin feel.

‘9′ is an anti-ageing serum for tired, dehydrated eyes and lips that is inspired by Beverley based Dr Katerina Steventon’s 20 years’ scientific research and professional expertise and refined by her latest skin-feel research.

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East Riding Residents To Benefit From Improved Access To GP Services

East Riding Residents To Benefit From Improved Access To GP Services
August 3, 2018

Following a thorough procurement process NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has agreed to award a 5½ year contract to Yorkshire Health Partners Limited, (on behalf of the combined federation of local GP practices) from 1 October 2018.

The contract, worth around £10 million in total, will provide access to routine and same day appointments with general practice (GP) clinicians 7-days a week in additional evening and weekend clinics across East Riding of Yorkshire.

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CCG Celebrates Their ‘Good’ Rating From NHS England

CCG Celebrates Their ‘Good’ Rating From NHS England
July 13, 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is celebrating the publication of NHS England’s annual assessment that demonstrates the CCG has improved its overall rating from ‘Requires improvement’ in 2016/17 to ‘Good’ for 2017/18.

The improved rating reflects a positive year for the CCG across a range of areas including improved performance on a range of clinical indicators making a real difference to patients’ lives, effectively managing changes to services, robust delivery of their financial and efficiency plans, and ongoing positive stakeholder engagement.

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