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Free online mental health support service launched to help children and young people in Hull, East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire

A free online mental health and emotional wellbeing support service has been launched to help children and young people living in Hull, East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. People aged between 11 and 25 in these areas can now register to use Kooth, a free, anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing service which can be accessed using a computer, smartphone or tablet device. Children [...]

Urgent Treatment Centres in Hull and East Riding to temporarily change opening times

Urgent Treatment Centres at Bransholme in Hull and Goole, Beverley and Bridlington in the East Riding are temporarily changing their opening times. City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP), who run the centres, are redeploying staff during the Coronavirus crisis to support nursing services to treat patients in the community. The UTCs will be open from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week; x-ray times wil [...]

Sign up for FREE suicide prevention training workshops in Beverley

People are being encouraged to sign up for free suicide prevention training workshops in Beverley next month, as part of the #TalkSuicide campaign from local NHS and council organisations. The Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership is hosting two workshops in Beverley on Wednesday, 11th March 2020 at Waffle 21 Ltd, Swinemoor Lane, Beverley, HU17 0LS – and members of the public are inv [...]

An App a Day... Helping Humber Stay Happy and Healthy

NHS partners across the Humber are breaking new ground with an innovation designed to help people lead healthier lives from their smartphone and tablet. With more than 325,000 health apps on the market, there is now a solution to help residents of the Humber region find the best and safest ones, in the shape of an easy-to-use library on the web: humberhealthapps.co.uk. For the first time, reside [...]

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 [...]