Proposed changes to some hospital services in Northern Lincolnshire: public consultation launches today (25 Sep)

A public consultation is now under way in northern Lincolnshire with people invited to share their thoughts on a proposed change to the way some services are provided at Scunthorpe General Hospital and Diana Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby.   The 14-week consultation is being led by NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB).   The local NHS wants to provide som [...]

Make sure you get the right care this August Bank Holiday

Humber and North Yorkshire residents are encouraged to choose the correct healthcare service during the upcoming bank holiday weekend. The NHS can be particularly busy on weekends and public holidays, but knowing the most appropriate service available and getting the right care reduces pressure on services and avoids unnecessary trips to A&E departments.  If you do become unwell over th [...]

Hundreds of patients quit smoking with the help of new hospital service

Health leaders in Humber and North Yorkshire have hailed the impact of a new service to help hospital patients quit smoking. Since the start of the rollout of the tobacco dependency treatment service from the region's hospitals a year ago, more than 2,000 patients have been seen, with a third of those going on to become "completely smokefree" 28 days after leaving hospital. The service is offere [...]

Humber and North Yorkshire patients are positive about their GP practices

Results from the latest national GP Patient Survey published by NHS England, show that patients in Humber and North Yorkshire are positive about the care they receive from their local GP practice.   Despite the growing demand on services, GP practices in the region continue to provide a service resulting in almost three-quarters (74 per cent) of patients rating their overall experience as g [...]

NHS staff from Humber and North Yorkshire attend a service of celebration at Westminster Abbey

Nine members of staff from the local NHS in Humber and North Yorkshire were invited to Westminster Abbey to celebrate the 75th birthday of the National Health Service.  Founded in 1948, the NHS became the first universal health system which was available to all, free at the point of access. Today, the NHS provides services to millions of people across the country. The service at Westminster [...]

Join the NHS's 75th anniversary celebrations with 'parkrun for the NHS'  

To commemorate its 75th anniversary, the NHS is collaborating with parkrun UK to encourage staff, volunteers and local communities to participate in the 'parkrun for the NHS'. The events will take place on Saturday 8 July and will not only recognise the immense contribution of the NHS to the nation's health, but also celebrates the dedicated individuals who have shaped the service over the years. [...]

Humber and North Yorkshire exceed national Learning Disability Health Checks target

Four out of five people in Humber and North Yorkshire aged 14 and over who are registered with a learning disability have had an annual health check in the last year – exceeding national targets. The latest data shows more than 7,600 people – just over 80 per cent of those who are registered with a learning disability in our area – completed their annual health check in 2022-2023. The figures fo [...]

Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership celebrates role of charities and the work of 14,000 organisations across our area ahead of NHS75

Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership (HNY HCP) are celebrating the role of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector (VCSE) ahead of the NHS 75th birthday on the 5 July 2023. This magnificent milestone is being celebrated by launching a new VCSE Yorkshire and Humber report, produced by Professor Tony Chapman, St Chads College, Durham University, which demonstrates the [...]