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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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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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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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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Health Partners Explain How The New Urgent Treatment Services

Health Partners Explain How The New Urgent Treatment Services
June 16, 2018

Jane Hawkard, Chief Officer at East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), along with representatives from City Health Care Partnership CIC and Yorkshire Ambulance Service (which runs NHS 111) has met with Graham Stuart MP and Withernsea Councillors to discuss in detail how the new urgent treatment services work across the East Riding area.

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NHS Want People’s Views On Musculoskeletal Services

NHS Want People's Views On Musculoskeletal Services
May 21, 2018

The NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (ERYCCG) has launched a survey to seek local views on ways to better support people with conditions affecting bones, ligaments, muscles and joints (for example back pain, shoulder and knee problems or muscular injuries).

In particular, the CCG wants to understand how the community musculoskeletal (MSK) service is used, how easy it is to access and how satisfied people are.

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Regions Residents Waste £2.8M Worth Of Medical Supplies A Year

Regions Residents Waste £2.8M Worth Of Medical Supplies A Year
February 20, 2018

A campaign aimed at reducing unnecessary medicine waste has been launched across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire GPs and community pharmacies.

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Hull CCG estimate that an incredible £2.8million is lost each year across the region through medicines waste alone.

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GPs In Bridlington To Focus On Developing More Integrated Ways Of Working

GPs In Bridlington To Focus On Developing More Integrated Ways Of Working
February 13, 2018

GPs in Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS England (NHSE) have today announced that they will not progress with ambitious plans to develop a single building for all GP practices in Bridlington together with other health and wellbeing partners.

The aim of the development was to provide the people of Bridlington with a range of health and social care services under one roof.

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Have Your Say On Improving Access To GP Services

Have Your Say On Improving Access To GP Services
January 22, 2018

East Riding residents are being given the chance to have their say on plans to improve access to GP services in the region by making more appointments available outside of normal GP practice opening hours.

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is looking to use funding from NHS England to offer additional appointments from 2019 and is running a short survey to help shape what this may look like.

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