East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group holds positive talks with Hornsea Town Council on local health services

This week, 4 February 2019, Jane Hawkard, Chief Officer at East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Carol Waudby, Chief Operating Officer at City Health Care Partnership (CHCP) CIC met with Hornsea Councillors to discuss current and future service provision in the town. Speaking after the meeting, Jane Hawkard said; “This was a positive meeting in which we welcomed the oppo [...]

#TalkSuicide campaign encourages people in the East Riding to complete short online suicide prevention training

Humber, Coast and Vale Mental Health Partnership urges people in the East Riding to complete a free suicide prevention online training programme and improve support for those suffering from suicidal thoughts The Humber, Coast and Vale Mental Health Partnership has launched the #TalkSuicide campaign to encourage the people of East Riding to complete a free 20-minute online suicide prevention train [...]

Ambulance Trust awarded integrated urgent care contract

NHS Commissioners in Yorkshire and the Humber have announced that Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust has been awarded a contract to provide integrated urgent care services across the region for the next five years. The contract, worth £17.6 million in 2019/20, has been developed in line with a new national service specification to provide the region’s population of 5.4 million with access, whe [...]

Have your say to shape the future of General Practice in the East Riding

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has launched a survey seeking the views of local people to help shape the East Riding’s vision for general practice and how its services could look in the future. Anne Jeffreys, local GP and Clinical Chairperson of the CCG said: “As the newly appointed Chairperson of the CCG, I am delighted that one of my first priorities is to help [...]

Children’s University to spend a day in the life of the NHS

Hull and East Riding NHS organisations are set to open their doors next week to the Hull and East Yorkshire Children’s University, giving local children the opportunity to experience some of the many varied jobs available in the NHS. The Hull and East Yorkshire Children’s University is a local charity that has been running for 21 years, their mission is to raise the aspirations of young people in [...]

New East Riding medical centre moves a step closer

Plans to develop a brand new medical centre in East Riding of Yorkshire have moved a step forward this week, after an outline business case and additional supporting information put forward by the Willerby and Swanland GP practice was discussed and approved to progress by the NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Governing Body. The GP practice has been working with a lo [...]

What to do if you become unwell over the Christmas and New Year holidays

No one wants their Christmas and New Year ruined by illness or injury therefore, the local NHS and its partners are urging people to stay well this winter by being prepared and taking note of the following advice: For people taking regular prescription medication it is important they order their repeat prescriptions so they do not run out over the Christmas period. If people feel unwell, even if [...]

Local East Riding of Yorkshire GP wins prestigious General Practice ‘Healthcare Leader of the Year’ award

East Riding of Yorkshire CCG is delighted that local GP Dr Tom Milligan won the General Practice Healthcare Leader of the Year Award 2018 at a glittering ceremony on Friday 30 November. The award recognises those who have helped to deliver results and steer change within their local health economy. Dr Tom Milligan is Primary Care Lead for the CCG and a GP at the Practice One Medical Practice in [...]