Local Young People Being Urged To Access Mental Health Service

Local Young People Being Urged To Access Mental Health Service
May 19, 2020

Children and young people living in the Humber and North Yorkshire areas are being encouraged to use a free online mental health and emotional wellbeing service if they need support during Mental Health Awareness Week (18th-24th May) and beyond.

People aged between 11 and 25 in Hull and East Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire, and North Yorkshire can register to use Kooth – a free, anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing service which can be accessed using a computer, smartphone or tablet device.

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Local NHS Warns People Not To Fall Victim To Health-Related Scams

Local NHS Warns People Not To Fall Victim To Health-Related Scams
May 13, 2020

Criminals are continuing to use the COVID-19 pandemic to scam the public and organisations. They are targeting people looking to buy medical supplies online, sending emails offering fake medical support and scamming people who may be vulnerable or increasingly isolated at home.

Reports from the public have included online shopping scams where people have ordered protective face masks, hand sanitiser, and other products, which have never arrived and a number of cases have been identified where fake testing kits have been offered for sale.

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An App A Day Is Helping Residents Stay Happy And Healthy

An App A Day Is Helping Residents Stay Happy And Healthy
February 11, 2020

NHS partners across the Humber are breaking new ground with an innovation designed to help people lead healthier lives from their smartphone and tablet.

With more than 325,000 health apps on the market, there is now a solution to help residents of the Humber region find the best and safest ones, in the shape of an easy-to-use library on the web: humberhealthapps.co.uk.

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Council Opens Hospital Discharge Suite

Council Opens Hospital Discharge Suite
January 7, 2020

ERYC has developed a new pilot which will help free up hospital beds and give residents the chance to gain back their independence after being discharged from the hospital.

The East Riding Social Care Suite will create a short-term facility for those individuals who are medically ready for discharge but are waiting for planned social care and support to begin.

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Norovirus, Keep It To Yourself!

Norovirus, Keep It To Yourself!
October 22, 2019

With the peak norovirus season approaching, NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is asking people with diarrhoea and vomiting to keep it to themselves and avoid GP surgeries and hospitals.

Although it can be caught at any time of the year, norovirus is often referred to as the winter vomiting bug as it is more common throughout winter. It is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK and affects people of all ages.

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Hull And East Riding Health Expo Returns For 2019

Hull And East Riding Health Expo Returns For 2019
October 9, 2019

Local NHS organisations are once again working together to showcase some of the innovations and amazing healthcare teams there are across the region, as the Hull and East Riding Health Expo returns to the DoubleTree by Hilton, Hull on Thursday 10 October, from 10am until 3:30pm.

Now in its fourth year, the Hull and East Riding Health Expo is an annual exhibition and celebration organised by Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Hull CCG, City Health Care Partnership CIC and Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust.

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People Eligible For Free Flu Jab Being Urged To Do So

People Eligible For Free Flu Jab Being Urged To Do So
October 7, 2019

The winter nights will soon be creeping in and East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s public health team 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 ten years.

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Healthy Hearts Website Launched To Help People In East Riding Of Yorkshire

Healthy Hearts Website Launched To Help People In East Riding Of Yorkshire
August 24, 2019

A new website has been launched to help improve heart health among people living in East Riding of Yorkshire.

The Healthy Hearts website is designed to help people reduce their risk of stroke and heart attack, and help to lower the number of people dying prematurely from cardiovascular disease – a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels.

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Where To Go Over The Summer Bank Holiday For Health Care

Where To Go Over The Summer Bank Holiday For Health Care
August 23, 2019

While the summer bank holiday is a welcome time for most of us, it also means some health services can be closed.

The East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging people to visit their local pharmacy to stock up on over-the-counter medicines and collect any prescriptions so that they are prepared if they fall unwell.

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No More Drops From The Docs

No More Drops From The Docs
July 23, 2019

As high pollen counts continue to soar, East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding residents that local GPs won’t usually prescribe medicines for minor health concerns like hay fever, aches and pains, coughs and colds and sunburn.

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