East Riding patients to get help sooner when they become ill or injured

GP Practices throughout the East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group area have signed up to ‘Get Help Sooner’ a new way of working to improve and speed up patient access to healthcare professionals and services. General practice is becoming busier with GPs across the country delivering more than 1.3m patient consultations a day. However, not everyone needs to see a GP. ‘Get Help Soon [...]

CCG celebrates ‘Good’ rating at annual general meeting

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 [...]

Clinical Commissioning Group welcomes new Chair

Local GPs have welcomed the news that Dr Anne Jeffreys, GP at The Ridings Medical Group, will be taking over as the new Chair and Clinical Lead of NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) once Dr Gina Palumbo steps down from the role at the end of the year. Earlier this year Dr Palumbo announced her intention to step down from the role and will formally do so on 31 December [...]

The East Riding Clinical Commissioning Group Annual General Meeting on 18 September 2018

The NHS East Riding of Yorkshire CCG are extending an invitation for patients and public to come along to their 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will take place next month.  The event will take place in the Pavilion Suite, Willerby Manor Hotel on Tuesday 18 September. The meeting will start at 5pm, with registration from 4.30pm, and is expected to close by 7pm. Jane Hawkard, Chief Off [...]

People in the East Riding to benefit from improved access to general practice services

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 (G [...]

East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) celebrates the announcement of their ‘Good’ rating from NHS England

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 [...]

East Riding students proudly show what the NHS means to them

Primary and secondary school students across the East Riding took the chance to thank NHS staff and express exactly what the service means to them as the nation came together to celebrate 70 years since its creation. Students were given the opportunity to exercise their imagination to come up with their own creative representation of what the NHS means to them, with the award of a Fitbit for the [...]

Join the party as the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday

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 exhibit [...]