More Than 2,300 New Blood Donors Are Needed Locally To Meet Demand

More Than 2,300 New Blood Donors Are Needed Locally To Meet Demand
June 21, 2022

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.

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New Constituency Data Show Beverley & Holderness Ahead Of The National Vaccine Curve

New Constituency Data Show Beverley & Holderness Ahead Of The National Vaccine Curve
March 4, 2021

Local MP Graham Stuart has welcomed new constituency-level vaccination figures which show that Beverley and Holderness is ahead of the national average of one-third of adults having received their first Covid-19 jab.

The most recently available data show all jabs administered up to 21st February, at which point 32,581 people over the age of 18 had received their first dose of either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Oxford/AstraZeneca shot.

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Health Secretary is Mr Scrooge Says Labour’s George McManus 

Health Secretary is Mr Scrooge Says Labour's George McManus 
December 28, 2018

Local Labour Party member George McManus has called the Health Secretary Mr Scrooge. His comments following the government’s announcement to slash public spending on health.

Mr McManus says that the latest round of spending cuts will have a devastating effect. He is also concerned that they will hit some of the most venerable in the community.

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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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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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More Funding For Local Dental Services – But Who is The Real Winner?

More Funding For Local Dental Services - But Who is The Real Winner?
May 9, 2018

News that Beverley and Holderness is to benefit from almost £1m NHS England to improve the provision of dental services in the area has been welcomed by MP Graham Stuart.

Funds from NHS England could help provide care for up to 2,000 new patients over the next three years in the region, though industry experts say the Government is cashing in on dentists.

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Health Board Chair Hears Firsthand How Winter Pressures Were Dealt With

Health Board Chair Hears Firsthand How Winter Pressures Were Dealt With
March 14, 2018

The Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board has visited Hull Royal Infirmary to talk to staff about the winter challenges of the NHS and the way hospital discharges were managed.

Chairman Councillor Jonathan Owen spoke to Ellen Ryabov, the hospital’s chief operating officer, and Scott Rayner, hospital social care team manager at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, about their experiences during the worst time of the year.

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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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HULL : Share Your Views On Improved Access To GP Services

HULL : Share Your Views On Improved Access To GP Services
January 17, 2018

Residents in Hull are being given the chance to have their say on plans to improve access to GP services. These proposals would make more appointments available outside of normal GP practice opening hours.

NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is to use funding from NHS England to offer additional appointments in the evenings and over weekends. If these plans go ahead the extra provision would be available from 2019.

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Hull CCG Chief Finance Officer In The Running For National Finance Award

Hull CCG Chief Finance Officer In The Running For National Finance Award
November 17, 2017

NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group’s Chief Finance Officer, Emma Sayner, has been shortlisted for 2017 Finance Director of the Year by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) – the professional body for the healthcare finance profession

HFMA’s annual awards programme recognises the work of finance teams and individuals from across the UK. The awards cover the fundamental aspects of the finance team role – production of the accounts, costing, training, development and innovation, and recognise the importance of engaging clinicians in financial management.

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East Riding Residents Urged To Take Up Free Flu Vaccine

East Riding Residents Urged To Take Up Free Flu Vaccine
October 31, 2017

Public Health England (PHE) and the NHS’s joint Stay Well This Winter campaign has launched with the national flu vaccination programme, now available nationwide to all eligible people.

Last year in Yorkshire and the Humber, 38% of children aged 2-4 years were vaccinated, with children also offered the vaccine in school years 1, 2 and 3. The vaccine was also administered to 48% of people in at-risk groups and 72% of people aged 65 or older. Uptake by pregnant women nationally was 45%.

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Pregnant Women And Children Eligible For Free Flu Vaccinations

Pregnant Women And Children Eligible For Free Flu Vaccinations
October 4, 2017

As winter approaches, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s public health team is urging pregnant women and young children to take up the free flu vaccination and children in Year 4 are now eligible.

Pregnant women and young children are among those at high risk and mothers are advised to protect themselves, and their unborn babies, from the disease.

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