The British Liver Trust is calling for every person in the UK to consider their liver health and take a simple quiz to assess their risk during January after adults across the UK admit to making unhealthy lifestyle choices in 2020.
East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is delighted to be shortlisted in the HSJ Awards for the Primary Care Innovation of the Year award.
The award recognises those schemes that demonstrate innovative ways of supporting people to stay out of the hospital and receive care closer to home.
Six months since Max and Keira’s Law (Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 2020) came into effect in England and saw the country shift to an ‘opt-out’ system for organ donation.
The new law, which saw England change to an opt-out system alongside Wales and Jersey, means that people in England are now considered as willing to donate, unless they have opted out, are in one of the excluded groups or have told their family they don’t want to donate.
New parents are being reminded they are not alone during these tough times caused by the pandemic. Being a new mum or dad is a wonderfully exciting time, but it can also bring many challenges.
The additional pressures of the Covid-19 pandemic mean that some new parents can find things especially difficult.
Details of an electronic system supporting people who are receiving end of life care in the Humber, Coast and Vale Care Partnership area, have been published nationally, to share with other health and care organisations as best practice.
The British Dental Association says that over 70% of practices left operating are at less than half pre-COVID capacity.
They have told the Department of Health and Social Care in an open letter that a package of capital funding now offers the only hope of restoring routine services to millions of patients across Yorkshire and the Humber.
Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups, along with their local authority public health colleagues are keen to ensure that all eligible patients, particularly those in high-risk groups and newly entitled categories, receive their free flu vaccination.
ESCAPE-pain, a powerful exercise programme designed to help beat the crippling pain of knee and hip osteoarthritis, has proved so effective in the East Riding that it will be continued for 800 people annually (from September).
Hull and East Riding residents are being reminded which NHS services are available to them this bank holiday on Monday 31 August 2020.
If you need medical help, the NHS is here for you – Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC), out of hours GP services and some pharmacies across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire will remain open. GP practices and most pharmacies will be closed on the bank holiday.
NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) next month, and they are extending an invitation to patients and the public to join them online as the meeting takes place virtually for the first time.
Patients in Hull and East Yorkshire can access medical advice and help from their GP – without needing to visit their local GP practice in person or wait on the phone.
The free online GP practice service, which can be used at any time of the day, can save people time because it removes the need for them to make unnecessary phone calls or trips to their GP practice to request the help they need.
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.
Laws around organ donation is changing in England is changing on the 20 May subject to finalising the Parliamentary process.
As a result, people are being encouraged to consider the options and register or share their decision.
To help with the increased demand due to coronavirus (COVID-19), GP practices, pharmacies and Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC) across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire will remain open on the bank holiday Friday, 8 May 2020.
The state of the nation’s sleep has come under scrutiny as more people admit they’re unhappy with the quality of their sleep.
As a result of this more people are saying it is impacting on their ability to function daily.
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.
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.
Personal Training is one of the best ways to help you shed those post Christmas pounds. With the festive period over our minds are now focused on summer and also holidays.
For many, this will mean sunning yourself of the beach. But between now and then for most of us that means shedding some weight and toning up.