East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s Quality Team wins prestigious Silver Chief Nursing Officer award

East Riding of Yorkshire CCG is delighted to announce that their Quality Team Nurses have been awarded the prestigious Silver Chief Nursing Officer award. The team received their award today, 29 April 2021 from Ruth May, Chief Nursing Officer for England, at a ceremony held over Teams. Launched in 2019, The Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Midwifery Awards set out to recognise the value of contrib [...]

Digital resource for carers launch

A new digital platform has been created to host a wealth of support, advice and free resources for informal carers in the East Riding who need access to information that is relevant to their situation. The Carers UK Digital Resource for Carers, brings together a number of specially-designed digital products and online resources all in one place to get the best results for carers and help organisa [...]

Help us help you be prepared for the Easter bank holiday weekend

Hull and East Riding residents are encouraged to ensure they are prepared for the upcoming Easter bank holiday weekend, Friday 2 April and Monday 5 April 2021, and reminded which NHS services will be available. Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC), out of hours GP services and some pharmacies across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire will remain open. However, GP practices and most pharmacies will be cl [...]

Local minor injury pilot in Withernsea a success

The new and improved local service, supporting people with minor injury needs in Withernsea is proving to be very successful with over 200 people accessing the service in the first 4 months of the pilot. In September 2020, East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group in collaboration with City Health Care Partnership, Holderness Health GP practice, Graham Stuart MP and Councillor Lyn Hea [...]

Research grant will help provide better care for women with fear of childbirth

Ongoing research at the University of Hull to help women with an extreme fear of childbirth will receive a boost – thanks to a grant from the East Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group. Tokophobia – or an extreme fear of childbirth – affects up to 14% of women and can be debilitating for those women who face it alone. Whilst it is common for women to feel anxious or afraid of giving birth, tok [...]

Sunday Times bestseller to host free online course to help people live well with dementia

Wendy Mitchell, whose best-selling memoir, ‘Somebody I used to Know’ is a Sunday Times bestseller has joined forces with East Riding Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), East Riding Council and Humber NHS Foundation Trust to support people to live well with dementia. Wendy, along with Ahmad Krayem and Bob Long, who all live with dementia, are hosting a free 7-week online ‘A Good Life with Dementia [...]

Over 65s invited to book their COVID-19 vaccine appointments

The NHS in East Riding of Yorkshire is inviting people aged 65 and over to log on to the national booking service website and arrange to have their COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID vaccination programme across Humber, Coast and Vale is progressing at pace. Local NHS is now inviting over 65s to have their vaccine at one of the region’s large scale vaccination centres (Askham Bar in York or Hull Cit [...]

Over 70s are asked to contact the NHS to have their COVID-19 vaccine

The NHS in Humber, Coast and Vale is asking people aged 70 and over who haven’t been invited to have their COVID-19 vaccination yet to come forward and arrange a jab. Until now, the NHS asked people not to contact them about their COVID vaccination and wait until they are approached. This remains the case for most people, but local NHS services are encouraging people in priority cohorts 1-4 (over [...]