Fifteen years ago, on the 20 January a historic agreement unfolded that would shape the landscape of healthcare in Beverley. The deal involved the sale of the land for what would become the cornerstone of health services in the region – Beverley’s new Community Hospital on Swinemoor Lane.
Captured in a photograph from 20 January 2009, Karen Knapton, then Chair of the NHS East Riding of Yorkshire, and Councillor Eric Bielby, Former Chairman of Beverley Consolidated Charity Board of Trustees (now Beverley Housing Charity), stand proudly at the site that would become the much-needed local healthcare facility.
A new health centre in East Yorkshire has opened its doors to a warm welcome by clinicians and patients of the surgeries it has replaced.
The Willand Primary Care Centre at Anlaby is seen as a model of best practice by health professionals, with the old surgeries in Willerby and Swanland having made way for a bright, modern building with planned services and facilities catering for more clinical and administrative staff to support patient healthcare for years to come.
A new regional campaign to support the mental health of Armed Forces personnel and their families in Hull and East Yorkshire has begun.
The campaign highlights the range of mental health services that are available across the region for any person who serves or has served in the Armed Forces, and their families. It encourages those who are concerned about or struggling with their mental health to access the support available.
Hull and East Riding residents are encouraged to ensure they are prepared for the upcoming Easter bank holiday weekend, Friday 2 April and Monday 5 April 2021, and reminded which NHS services will be available.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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.