Council opens hospital discharge suite

The council has developed a new pilot which will help free up hospital beds and give residents the chance to gain back their independence after being discharged from hospital. The East Riding Social Care Suite will create a short-term facility for those individuals who are medically ready for discharge but are waiting for planned social care and support to begin. East Riding of Yorkshire Council [...]

Hull and East Riding GPs are urging people to stay well this winter

Christmas and New Year can be a busy time, which makes it easy to miss checking on your medicine supplies. Hull and East Riding 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. In addition, there are a number of things people can do to help them stay well this winter: Get [...]

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

Hull and East Riding students are taking a hands-on approach as they get the chance to experience an assortment of NHS roles in the fifth annual ‘A Day in the Life of the NHS’ event at Hull Royal Infirmary, part of Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, on Monday 18 November. This event offers local students the opportunity to navigate six different scenarios, each showing how the rol [...]

Nominations sought for the first Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire AHP and Social Care awards

Have you had a brilliant experience with a paramedic, music therapist or a dietician? NHS Hull and NHS East Riding Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are looking for you to nominate your healthcare hero for an award - but there’s a twist! The event is set to showcase only allied health professionals and health and social care workers - who are a diverse, yet sometimes overlooked, sector of our [...]

Special delivery! New maternity website launches in the East Riding

A new website which serves as a comprehensive online guide to pregnancy, giving birth and beyond has been launched in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The Humber, Coast and Vale Local Maternity System has created to support people who are thinking about having children, who are already pregnant or who have recently had a baby. The website has been designed to [...]

Norovirus, keep it to yourself!

With the peak norovirus season approaching, NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is asking people with diarrhoea and vomiting to keep it to themselves, and avoid GP surgeries and hospitals. Although it can be caught at any time of the year, norovirus is often referred to as the winter vomiting bug as it is more common throughout winter. It is one of the most common stom [...]

Hull and East Riding CCGs announce AHP awards with special guest as keynote speaker

The Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and East Riding CCG are thrilled to announce Suzanne Rastrick, Chief Allied Health Professions Officer for NHS England, as the keynote speaker for the first ever Allied Health Professions and Social Care Celebration Event. The lunch time event will take place on 11th March 2020 and will celebrate the unsung heroes and achievements within the sector over [...]

Local East Riding of Yorkshire GP wins prestigious National Association of Primary Care award

East Riding of Yorkshire CCG is delighted that local GP Dr Tom Milligan won the Clinician of the Year Award 2019 at an impressive dinner ceremony on Wednesday 9 October at the National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) annual conference in Birmingham. The award recognises an outstanding clinician, a leader who is an inspiration to others, a person who demonstrates compassion and empathy, an achi [...]