Whitby Hospital redevelopment shortlisted for prestigious award

The £13.1 million redevelopment of Whitby Hospital has been shortlisted for a prestigious award from The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The award is in the category ‘Refurbishment/Revitalisation Project’ and follows recent work to remodel and refurbish the Tower Block part of the hospital, which began in March 2020 and was completed by October…

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Celebrating the refurbishment of Whitby Hospital: your chance to get involved

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust is to hold an open meeting at Flowergate Hall in Whitby from from 2.30pm on 5 May to meet and talk to people and groups in the town who would like to take part in creating the artwork and contributing to the celebrations of the revitalisation of the hospital. The…

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Health leaders in North Yorkshire and York urge patients to only use hospital A&Es in genuine ‘life and limb’ emergencies

Health leaders in North Yorkshire and York are urging patients to only visit hospital A&Es “in genuine life and limb emergencies”. A&Es across the region are currently under intense pressure and some patients are waiting longer to be seen than might ordinarily be the case. Ahead of the Easter bank holiday weekend, the NHS says…

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Residents encouraged to use NHS 111 and community pharmacies this Easter weekend

The NHS in North Yorkshire and York say patients who become unwell over the Easter weekend can save time if they choose the right health services. With most GP practices closed for the four-day Easter weekend which begins with Good Friday on 15 April, local NHS leaders want to make sure people access the most…

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New weight management service available in North Yorkshire

Adults in North Yorkshire can now access a Specialist Weight Management Service through NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). This intensive service (known as Tier 3) is available for all patients in the NHS North Yorkshire CCG area for the first time. The new service is for patients who have tried other weight loss…

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