Charities and Groups Encouraged to Access Community Funding

The HEY Smile Foundation (HEY), a leading local charity, has secured new support from local health leaders to aid communities to continue to respond to community needs at pace this winter.   The HEY Smile Foundation (Smile) is working with NHS Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to distribute a new set of HIGHFIVER grants, small but vital funding, to s [...]

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire CCG maintains ‘Good’ rating for a third year

Every year NHS England provides each CCG across the country with a headline assessment, based on indicators set in the CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework (IAF). The assessments are categorised into inadequate, requires improvement, good and outstanding. The latest annual assessments, for 2019/20, have now been published and we are delighted that East Riding of Yorkshire CCG has been awarded [...]

Health leaders issue open letter to residents in Humber and North Yorkshire areas

Health leaders unite to call on residents to comply with the current regulations to protect themselves and their loved ones in this open letter to residents in Humber and North Yorkshire. We know how difficult this year has been and how hard it is to live with the continuation of restrictions, particularly in the run up to Christmas. Our nurses, doctors, social care staff and other key workers ac [...]

Electronic system to improve patients’ end of life care shared nationally as best practice

Details of an electronic system supporting people who are receiving end of life care in the Humber, Coast and Vale Care Partnership area, have been published nationally, to share with other health and care organisations as best practice. The Electronic Palliative Care Co-ordination System (EPaCCS) is a palliative care shared record, which enables different health and care organisations to share i [...]

Hull and East Riding health professionals urge local residents who are eligible, to get their free flu vaccination

Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups, along with their local authority public health colleagues are keen to ensure that all eligible patients, particularly those in high-risk groups and newly entitled categories, receive their free flu vaccination. On average, flu kills over 11,000 people each year and hospitalises many more. Due to the impact of flu and COVID19 circula [...]

​​​​​​​Bump the Habit website launched to help pregnant women stop smoking to give their baby best start in life

A new website has launched in Humber, Coast and Vale to help pregnant women stop smoking – with their loved ones also encouraged to quit at the same time to help them succeed in kicking the habit. Humber, Coast and Vale, an area which includes the cities of Hull and York and large rural areas across Northern Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire, has one of the highest sm [...]

The secret's out!: Major new national campaign is launched to attract best talent to East Yorkshire

A national campaign will be virtually launched on Wednesday 7 October at the Castle Hill Hospital to support recruitment to the health and care workforce in Hull and East Yorkshire.  Under the banner, East Yorkshhire: ‘the secret’s out’,  the new campaign will seek to attract more people to vital roles in Hull and East Yorkshire from around the country and beyond. Through a mi [...]

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 [...]