Communities To Join Country For The Biggest Thank You Yet

Communities To Join Country For The Biggest Thank You Yet
July 3, 2020

People in Hull and the East Riding are being urged to take part in the biggest ‘thank-you’ the country has ever seen on the birthday of the NHS this weekend, culminating in an epic pause for applause at 5pm on Sunday.

This major country-wide coming together will thank all those who have been helping us through the pandemic and recognise the vital community connections that continue to support us all.

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Hull And East Yorkshire Patients Can Now Access GP Services Online

Hull And East Yorkshire Patients Can Now Access GP Services Online
July 1, 2020

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.

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East Yorkshire Residents Are Encouraged To Share Stories Of Community Spirit

East Yorkshire Residents Are Encouraged To Share Stories Of Community Spirit
June 3, 2020

The life-changing impact of coronavirus has left many of us feeling down in the dumps, and whilst we try to stay informed of the latest guidance via the news, it can often feel like everything is pretty doom and gloom.

However, during this pandemic, communities across East Yorkshire have come together to support one another, neighbours have helped neighbours, strangers have supported strangers and families have found themselves feeling closer than ever, despite the distance.

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Help NHS Help You Be Prepared For The Bank Holiday Weekend

Help NHS Help You Be Prepared For The Bank Holiday Weekend
May 21, 2020

Hull and East Riding residents are encouraged to ensure they are prepared for the upcoming bank holiday, Monday 25 May 2020, and reminded which NHS services will be available.

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.

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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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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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Join The Party As The NHS Celebrates Its 70th Birthday

Join The Party As The NHS Celebrates Its 70th Birthday
June 22, 2018

Thursday 5 July is 70 years to the day health secretary Aneurin Bevan launched the NHS in 1948, and to celebrate the Hull and East Riding Health Expo will take place at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on Ferensway in Hull.

The event will start at 10am and continue until 4pm, with members of the public invited to come and go throughout the day. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore the exhibition and meet health professionals and experts from across a range of local health services and innovations. As per previous years there will be a chance to get involved and join in, with a range of games and activities available.

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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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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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NHS East Riding of Yorkshire CCG Annual General Meeting

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire CCG Annual General Meeting
August 25, 2017

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting patients and public to attend its 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) next month.

The AGM will provide an opportunity for those interested in finding out more about the CCG’s highlights from the previous year, as well as looking forward to healthcare plans for the future.

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Fight To Save Holderness Community Beds And MIUs Continues Says MP

Fight To Save Holderness Community Beds And MIUs Continues Says MP
August 19, 2017

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has today vowed to continue his campaign to save the community beds and Minor Injuries Units (MIUs) in Holderness, after the City Health Care Partnership announced that new admissions to the community beds at Withernsea Community Hospital will stop with immediate effect.

The twelve community beds, which cater for a range of patients including those in palliative and rehabilitative care, will no longer accept new patients after this latest blow to local residents.

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Clinical Patient Outcomes Improved In The East Riding Of Yorkshire Area

Clinical Patient Outcomes Improved In The East Riding Of Yorkshire Area
July 21, 2017

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (ERY CCG), including clinical leaders, has today (21 July 2017) been recognised by NHS England for its ‘exceptional leadership’ and has demonstrated improvements in a range of clinical areas in the 2016-17 annual performance assessment.

Against a backdrop of a very challenging financial position, the CCG has continually improved its performance, achieving a rating of ‘outstanding’ for mental health and ‘good’ for cancer. Improvements have also been made in dementia performance, with more people being diagnosed sooner.

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Urgent Care Plans Approved By East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Urgent Care Plans Approved By East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group
March 22, 2017

The future of urgent care services in the East Riding of Yorkshire have today been confirmed, with three urgent care centres open 365 days per year set to be introduced in Beverley, Bridlington and Goole, replacing the current minor injury units across the region.

The decision was also made to create an integrated community and intensive rehabilitation centre in Beverley, which will be supported by Time to Think beds, meaning current community hospital beds in Bridlington and Withernsea will close. A number of Time to Think beds will be located in Holderness and Bridlington.

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