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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.