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.
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.
MP Graham Stuart has been responding to concerns from constituents about the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccines by raising them with Ministers and NHS England, as well as offering parliamentary support to GP surgeries in his constituency.
ESCAPE-pain, a powerful exercise programme designed to help beat the crippling pain of knee and hip osteoarthritis, has proved so effective in the East Riding that it will be continued for 800 people annually (from September).
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’.
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.
Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, welcomed the announcement that East Riding CCG has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating from NHS England for its work to improve diabetes awareness and staff training, but stressed that this means little if local patients are not seeing improvements as a result.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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%.