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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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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