With one in four of us experiencing a mental health problem in any given year, it’s important to address the ongoing issue by talking and spreading the message that talking about it doesn’t have to be difficult.
Time to Talk Day takes place on Thursday, 2 February and encourages the nation to get talking about mental health.
As the competition to find the UK City of Culture for 2021 was announced at Hull’s Ferens Art Gallery today, Hull City Council urged other local authorities to consider bidding.
The launch of the 2021 competition comes in the same month that Hull kicked off its year as the second UK City of Culture and the city has already seen huge benefits from bidding and hosting the national celebration.
The Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) at Bransholme Health Centre will now open from 9am – 10pm, seven days a week, with immediate effect.
People in Hull are able to access the MIU for treatment of injuries which require immediate treatment, but which are not serious enough to attend Accident and Emergency (A&E), such as; cuts and wounds, sprains and strains, stings, bites and burns.
Following a long and thorough procurement process NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has agreed to award a five-year contract, of around £27 million per annum, to City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP CIC) to provide community services across East Riding of Yorkshire from 1 April 2017.
The procurement of a new contract was created to address a number of challenges faced by the NHS in East Riding of Yorkshire, including the demands of an increasing, ageing population.
The Christmas Trail will now be in place in the house and gardens. Children need to follow the clues in the house to find where the elves have hidden the Partridge from the Pear tree and get a chocolate treat once completed.
Outside in the Pleasure Gardens, visitors can search for the festive signs with a themed activity that everyone can take part in.
People in Hull can be part of a human ribbon of red light to mark World Aids Day tonight. People are invited to the Stage@theDock amphitheatre, where they will be given a red light to hold up. Participants will form a red Aids ribbon and a photograph will be taken and shared on social media.
The event is organised by sexual health organisation Yorkshire Mesmac, which will join people and organisations around the globe in marking World Aids Day.