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 [...]

Hull and East Riding students enjoy a day in the life of the NHS

Hull and East Riding students will be rolling up their sleeves as they get the chance to experience many of the different roles the NHS has to offer in the fourth annual ‘A Day in the Life of the NHS’ event at Hull Royal Infirmary on 12 and 13 November. The interactive learning event, brought together by health and education organisations from across Hull and East Yorkshire, will open up with an [...]

Choose Self-Care For Life

Throughout November, we are supporting people to Choose Self-Care For Life. Here are some tips and some links to sources of further support and advice that we are promoting throughout the month.       Take control of your lifestyle to boost your overall health and wellbeing: Keep physically active Quit smoking Eat a healthy and [...]

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 [...]