ICON Week: Organisations come together to raise awareness of infant crying and how to cope

“Babies cry, you can cope!” that’s the key message from NHS, local authorities and healthcare organisations from across the country who have come together this September to promote lifesaving messages to parents. Research suggests that some parents and care givers can lose control when a baby’s crying becomes too much. Some go on to shake a baby with devastating consequences.  Abusive Head [...]

New Campaign to Support Mental Health for the Armed Forces Community

A new regional campaign to support the mental health of Armed Forces personnel and their families in Hull and East Yorkshire begins today (Monday, 20 September). The campaign highlights the range of mental health services that are available across the region for any person who serves or has served in the Armed Forces, and their families. It encourages those who are concerned about or struggling w [...]

East Riding of Yorkshire COVID-19 vaccination bus a success

The vaccine roll-out throughout East Riding of Yorkshire has been very successful with 90% of people receiving their first and 84% their second. This is due, not only to the number of vaccination clinics throughout the large geographical area, but also the health and wellbeing bus that is touring East Riding of Yorkshire, offering the lowest-vaccinated areas in the region easier access to COVID-19 [...]

Campaign shows the consequences of abuse in Primary Care

A campaign has been launched to help tackle a rise in abusive behaviour towards healthcare workers in primary care across the Humber area. The initiative is led by Humberside Group of Local Medical Committees Ltd (Humberside LMC) with the support of the Clinical Commissioning Groups in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, and Northern Lincolnshire, and a range of partners who are standing together to [...]

Volunteers across Hull and East Riding praised for their invaluable contribution to the vaccination rollout

HEY Smile Foundation volunteers across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire are being praised for their invaluable contribution to the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out. Over 380,000 people have been double vaccinated throughout Hull and East Riding and health bosses say that none of this would have been possible without those volunteers who have given up thousands of hours of their own time to assist G [...]

High profile recruitment drive partners with Inner City Sesh

A national campaign to attract the best talent to vital health and social care roles in Hull and East Yorkshire is the latest to support Inner City Sesh. Under the banner, East YorkSHHire: ‘the secret’s out’, the new campaign has had unprecedented success by telling the stories of those people who came to work here, fell in love with it, and now want to spill the beans.  As Humber Street Se [...]

East Riding of Yorkshire CCG to hold AGM online

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 21 September 2021, and they are extending an invitation to members of the public to join them as the meeting is streamed online. Dr Anne Jeffreys, Clinical Chairperson said, “Following a successful virtual AGM last year, we have taken the decision to hold it virtually again this y [...]

Help us help you be prepared for the bank holiday weekend

Hull and East Riding residents are being reminded which NHS services are available to them this bank holiday on Monday 31 August 2021. If you need medical help, the NHS is here for you - Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC), out of hours GP services and some pharmacies across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire will remain open. GP practices and most pharmacies will be closed on the bank holiday. Don’t [...]