In light of the unprecedented demand for health and care services, this winter, health and care leaders in Humber and North Yorkshire are reminding people how they can get the help they need.
As a result of the high number of people waiting for hospital services, local people are being encouraged to use all alternative health services, including NHS111 online and local pharmacies, and to watch out for the health of their loved ones.
The findings of a new study published show that none of those surveyed in Yorkshire and the Humber was able to identify all four of the most commonly reported symptoms of leukaemia. These are fatigue, bruising, unusual bleeding, and repeated infections.
If you know anyone that still needs to get their COVID-19 vaccines or boosters, the Health and Wellbeing Bus COVID-19 Vaccination Service is out on the road across the East Riding and Hull throughout the summer.
If you pop along to the vaccination bus this August, the local NHS team are running some special sessions for anyone aged 12+ for first, second or booster jabs, including the Spring Booster (if eligible).
NHS Blood and Transplant are urging people in the region to give blood as new targets reveal 2,356 new donors are needed in the city to save lives over the next year.
Nationally one million more blood donors are needed over the next five years to ensure patients receive the right type of blood to save and improve their lives, with a particular need for Black African, Black Caribbean and younger donors.
Hull and East Riding residents are encouraged to ensure they are prepared for the upcoming Easter bank holidays and reminded which NHS services will be available.
Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC) and out of hours GP services across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire will remain open. However, GP practices and most pharmacies will be closed on Good Friday (15 April) and Easter Monday (18 April).
Local leaders would like to thank health and care staff for their hard work and the public for their support during the latest pandemic surge.
The Humber Local Resilience Forum (LRF) has declared a major incident due to the ongoing high levels of COVID-19 infection and the extra demand and pressures this is putting on local health and care services across Hull and the East Riding.
As GP Practices tackle the busiest winter on record, they are calling on patients to work with them.
Prof Mike Holmes, GP partner at Haxby Group, Chair of Nimbuscare and Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) council member, is asking patients to be understanding, considerate and kind to their GP Practice team, as well as look after their health.
Babies cry you can cope! that’s the key message from NHS, local authorities and healthcare organisations from across the country who have come together this September to promote lifesaving messages to parents.
Research suggests that some parents and caregivers can lose control when a baby’s crying becomes too much. Some go on to shake a baby with devastating consequences.
The vaccine roll-out throughout East Riding of Yorkshire has been very successful with 90% of people receiving their first and 84% their second.
This is due, not only to the number of vaccination clinics throughout the large geographical area, but also the health and wellbeing bus that is touring East Riding of Yorkshire, offering the lowest-vaccinated areas in the region easier access to COVID-19 vaccine.
A campaign has been launched to help tackle a rise in abusive behaviour towards healthcare workers in primary care across the Humber area.
The initiative is led by Humberside Group of Local Medical Committees Ltd (Humberside LMC) with the support of the Clinical Commissioning Groups in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, and Northern Lincolnshire, and a range of partners who are standing together to say that abuse of primary care workers in any role will not be tolerated.
Hull and East Riding residents are being reminded which NHS services are available to them this bank holiday on Monday 31 August 2021.
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.
Work to reconfigure Beverley Health Centre has recently been completed. The refurbishment is aimed at optimising space at the site, creating room for Manor Road Surgery to expand its patient list to address future demand for health services.