New diagnostics capacity to boost access to care in Humber, Coast and Vale

People living in Humber, Coast and Vale are set to benefit from earlier diagnostic tests, provided closer to home thanks to investment in new mobile MRI and CT scanning facilities. The Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership (Integrated Care System) has secured an £8.6million share of a £350million national pot, announced by the…

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Local NHS in North Yorkshire and York says ‘thank you’ to patients as doctors’ surgeries continue to deliver high numbers of appointments

More than 360,000 appointments were ‘booked’ with GP surgeries in North Yorkshire and York in July, as COVID restrictions in the country came to an end. NHS Digital data also shows 97 per cent of all appointments were kept by patients, with a majority of surgery appointments taking place ‘in person’. Some 9,700 appointments in…

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Mental health support for children returning to school in North Yorkshire and York

With students returning to the classroom after the summer break health leaders in North Yorkshire and York are helping children and parents access support. It is common for students to experience emotional wellbeing difficulties when going back to school after a long summer break. In addition, with changing COVID-19 restrictions over the last eighteen months,…

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NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) shortlisted for the 2021 HSJ AWARDS

An innovative project rolled out by NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to help improve the sleep health of children and young people, has been shortlisted for Mental Health Innovation of the Year at the HSJ Awards 2021, which recognise outstanding contributions to healthcare. Standing out among tough competition from hundreds of other exemplary…

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