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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 [...]

Beverley to receive COVID vaccinations in the community

Beverley residents who are the most at risk and vulnerable are to start being offered the COVID vaccination from this week. The Beverley Primary Care Network (PCN), which includes all of Beverley’s GP practices, will start to administer the vaccine over the coming days. Because of the storage and transportation requirements of the vaccination, the practices must administer them all from one d [...]

Bridlington to receive COVID vaccinations in the community

Bridlington residents who are the most at risk and vulnerable are to start being offered the COVID vaccination from this week. The Bridlington Primary Care Network (PCN), which includes all six of Bridlington’s GP practices, will start to administer the vaccine over the coming days. Because of the storage and transportation requirements of the vaccination, the practices must administer them a [...]

Haltemprice area to receive COVID vaccinations in the community

A network of GP practices covering Haltemprice areas is to start offering the COVID vaccination to their most at risk and vulnerable patients this week. The Harthill Primary Care Network (PCN) will start to administer the vaccine over the coming days. This network is made up from eight GP practices, covering a wide area including Anlaby, Cottingham, Hessle and Willerby. Because of the storage an [...]

Driffield and surrounding area to receive COVID vaccinations in the community

A network of GP practices covering Driffield and surrounding areas is to start offering the COVID vaccination to their most at risk and vulnerable patients this week. The Yorkshire Coast and Wolds Primary Care Network (PCN), which includes The Medical Centre and The Park Surgery in Driffield, Leven and Beeford Medical Practice and Eastgate Medical Group, Hornsea, will start to administer the v [...]

Hull and East Riding GPs offer advice on how to stay well this winter

Christmas and New Year can be a busy time, which makes it easy for people to miss checking on their 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. To limit face-to-face contact at the present time people can download the NHS App to [...]