Residents in Withernsea to benefit from local changes to urgent care services

People registered with the GP practice in Withernsea will soon benefit from a new local service to support them with their minor injury needs.   East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (ERY CCG) has worked collaboratively with Graham Stuart MP, Councillor Lyn Healing, City Health Care Partnership and Holderness Health GP practice in Withernsea, to improve and enhance local [...]

Innovative exercise programme to help people with joint pain stay active is commissioned in East Riding

ESCAPE-pain, a powerful exercise programme designed to help beat the crippling pain of knee and hip osteoarthritis, has proved so effective in the East Riding that it will be continued for 800 people annually (from September). The East Riding Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has commissioned the local authority’s East Riding Leisure Centres to provide ESCAPE-pain: the Centres were amongst the f [...]

School encourages Hull and East Yorkshire companies to offer suicide prevention training to staff

Staff and students at Hull Collegiate School are encouraging businesses in Hull and East Yorkshire to offer suicide prevention training to staff, as part of a campaign by local NHS and council organisations launched on Word Suicide Prevention Day (10th September). The #TalkSuicide campaign encourages people to complete a FREE 20-minute suicide prevention training programme, which is available at [...]

Help us help you be prepared for the bank holiday weekend

Hull and East Riding residents are being reminded which NHS services are available to them this bank holiday on Monday 31 August 2020. If you need medical help, the NHS is here for you - Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC), out of hours GP services and some pharmacies across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire will remain open. GP practices and most pharmacies will be closed on the bank holiday. Don’t [...]

CCG to hold its first ever virtual Annual General Meeting

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) next month, and they are extending an invitation to patients and the public to join them online as the meeting takes place virtually for the first time. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the CCG will not be holding the meeting in a public venue this year as they normally would, but inste [...]

Health and Care Partnership appeals for public support to help ensure services resume safely and promptly

NHS and council organisations in Humber, Coast and Vale are appealing for the public’s help as they work together to increase the availability of health and care services, which were restricted, relocated or paused during the coronavirus outbreak. At the outset of the pandemic, health and care professionals including hospital teams, GPs, health visitors and social care staff responded quickly by [...]

East Riding COVID-19 Outbreak Plan

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s COVID-19 outbreak plan is now available. The plan outlines how the council and its partners will provide localised support for the National NHS Test and Trace service and take other measures to help keep the public safe. The plan and the many safety actions the council and others are carrying out, can create a COVID-free environment but it is absolutely vital th [...]

Help us help you stay safe this weekend

With the latest easing of Government lockdown rules, allowing more leisure facilities to open, including bars and pubs, local NHS organisations are asking people to stay alert and reminding them where to go if they need help. This weekend many of us will be eagerly visiting our local pub for the first time in months, however, it won’t be much fun if the night is interrupted with an injury or heal [...]