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 [...]

CCG News June 2018 edition

The latest issue of CCG News is now available online, click here to download and read your copy. Some of the articles included in this edition are: East Riding health partners speak out about NHS services in Driffield and Bridlington Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance Cancer Champion Programme Diabetes awareness Adults with autism Personal wheelchair budgets Finance update Health Exp [...]

East Riding Health Partners explain how the new urgent treatment services work and reiterate their commitment to providing the agreed level of service in Withernsea

Jane Hawkard, Chief Officer at East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), along with representatives from City Health Care Partnership CIC and Yorkshire Ambulance Service (which runs NHS 111) has today met with Graham Stuart MP and Withernsea Councillors to discuss in detail how the new urgent treatment services work across the East Riding area. Speaking after the meeting, Jane [...]

East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group encourages people with dementia signs and symptoms to get an early diagnosis

Over 5,000 people are currently living with dementia in the East Riding of Yorkshire and as an area with a growing older population; the CCG and its partners, throughout Dementia Action Week (21-27 May), want to raise awareness and encourage people who may be displaying signs and symptoms to get an early diagnosis. Dementia has a huge bearing on people’s lives, their relationships and their confi [...]

Dementia Action Week 2018

Together we are supporting Dementia Action Week (21 May - 27 May). Here are some tips with links to sources of further support and advice that we are jointly promoting throughout the week. Living well to reduce your risk of dementia (Take control of your health) Keep physically active Don’t smoke Eat a healthy balance diet Keep alcohol within recommended l [...]

We want your views on musculoskeletal services

The NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (ERYCCG) has launched a survey to seek local views on ways to better support people with conditions affecting bones, ligaments, muscles and joints (for example back pain, shoulder and knee problems or muscular injuries). In particular, the CCG wants to understand how the community musculoskeletal (MSK) service is used, how easy it is t [...]

​​​​​​​Hull and East Yorkshire residents urged to reduce their risk of Type 2 diabetes

Hull and East Yorkshire residents are being urged to eat healthily and be more active in order to help reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes during Diabetes Prevention Week (16-22 April 2018). It is estimated that around 54,000 people in Hull and East Yorkshire are currently at risk of developing type 2 diabetes; which can lead to other serious conditions including strokes, heart disease, limb amp [...]

New community bed model to be implemented

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire CCG has announced its intention to implement plans for a new communty bed model which will see more people receive support in their own home.  Jane Hawkard, Chief Officer for NHS East Riding of Yorkshire CCG: “As a CCG we have been working in partnership with City Health Care Partnership (CHCP) CIC to implement the outcomes and recommendations from our Urgent Ca [...]