New service shortlisted for respected national award

We are extremely pleased to announce that NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s new personal wheelchair budget service has been shortlisted for a prestigious national healthcare award – The Health Service Journal’s (HSJ) Health and Local Government Partnership Award. Implemented by NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in collaboration with East Rid [...]

Where to go over the summer bank holiday

While the summer bank holiday is a welcome time for most of us, it also means some health services can be closed. The East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging people to visit their local pharmacy to stock up on over-the-counter medicines and collect any prescriptions so that they are prepared if they fall unwell. Dr Anne Jeffreys, local GP and CCG Clinical Chairp [...]

Healthy Hearts website launched to help people in East Riding of Yorkshire

A new website has been launched to help improve heart health among people living in East Riding of Yorkshire. The Healthy Hearts website is designed to help people reduce their risk of stroke and heart attack, and help to lower the number of people dying prematurely from cardiovascular disease - a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels. The website has been created to h [...]

Hull and East Riding wheelchair event

Wheelchair users, their friends, family, carers and professionals in Hull and East Riding are invited to a free wheelchair event to see how personal wheelchair budgets can make a difference to their health and wellbeing needs. The wheelchair event, organised by East Riding Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Hull CCG, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Hull City Council takes place on Thursday [...]

Join us for the 2019 Health Expo, Hull and East Riding!

The Hull and East Riding Health Expo is back on Thursday 10 October at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Hull. Now in its fourth year, this annual exhibition and celebration will showcase just some of the innovations and the amazing healthcare teams we have here in our region, and how we’re working to make you healthier and happier! As the event coincides with World Mental Health Day, we’ll also h [...]

No more drops from the docs

As high pollen counts continue to soar, East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding residents that local GPs won’t usually prescribe medicines for minor health concerns like hay fever, aches and pains, coughs and colds and sunburn. The ‘No more drops from the docs’ communications campaign, launched this month, is encouraging people to buy medicines for minor health c [...]

Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership welcome Healthwatch engagement report

Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership leaders welcomed the publication of a Healthwatch public engagement report ‘What would you do?’ this week. In 2018, the government announced that the NHS’ budget would be increased by £20 billion a year. In January 2019, the NHS published a long term plan which covers certain priorities that the NHS will focus on over the next 10 years. The “wha [...]

“Don’t gamble with your life by smoking.”  Warning from ex-smoker James Roberts, diagnosed with cancer of the vocal cord at 33 years old

A former smoker who was diagnosed with cancer is urging smokers across Humber, Coast and Vale to never give up quitting for the launch of a new 16 Cancers campaign. Last summer after visiting his GP with a sore throat James Roberts, from Cottingham, was referred for a biopsy which revealed the devasting news that he had vocal cord cancer at just 33 years old. “I just thought it was laryngitis as [...]