Make the most of your NHS

A campaign aimed at reducing unnecessary medicine waste launches today (19 February) across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire GPs and community pharmacies. NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Hull CCG estimate that an incredible £2.8million is lost each year across the region through medicines waste alone. The campaign, launched by both CCGs, encourages patients t [...]

GPs in Bridlington to focus on developing more integrated ways of working

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 ser [...]

Differently Abled: making a difference to people with learning disabilities

People with learning disabilities, their friends, family and carers in Hull and the East Riding can get advice and information about the support available to them at a free event this Friday at the KCOM Stadium. Differently Abled has been planned by City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP CIC), East Riding of Yorkshire Council and other local organisations with the aim of raising awareness about t [...]

East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group receives ‘outstanding’ diabetes rating from NHS England

NHS England awards East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) ‘outstanding’ for work undertaken to improve diabetes treatment targets and educational support in the East Riding. Latest figures released by NHS England show the number of patients attending diabetes educational support increased to 9.9% in 2016/17, exceeding the national target of 7.3%. NICE recommended treatment ta [...]

Have your say on improving access to GP services

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 [...]

Future of urgent care services discussed by governing body

East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has today, 19 December 2017, announced its intention to progress with implementing plans to transform urgent care services across the East Riding area. This follows a three month public consultation from October 2016 to January 2017 on the CCG’s plans to improve access to care and treatment for minor injuries and to change the way people [...]

Stay well this winter, don’t get caught without medicines

Christmas and New Year can be a busy time, which makes it easy to miss checking on your medicine supplies. So local GPs are asking people to order repeat prescriptions early to make sure they have enough to tide them over the holiday period when some GP practices and pharmacies are closed. GP online services make it even easier for patients to order repeat prescriptions or even book practice appo [...]

Students spend a day in the life of the NHS

In a bid to boost recruitment for the next generation of NHS staff, health and education organisations from across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire came together last week to deliver ‘A Day in the Life of the NHS’ for the third year in a row. A Day in the Life of the NHS, which first took place in 2015, has been created to showcase the wide range and variety of careers available in the NHS, [...]