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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Compass Phoenix Service for children and young people launches in North Yorkshire

A new integrated mental health and wellbeing service for children and young people – jointly commissioned by North Yorkshire County Council and NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (also on behalf of Bradford and Craven CCG and Vale of York CCG) has launched across North Yorkshire. Compass Phoenix – named after extensive consultations with young clients –…

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International Charity Day: celebrating the work of charities, social enterprises and community organisations

Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership, West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP), West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Yorkshire Sport Foundation, and Community First Yorkshire have published a joint report to celebrate the work of charities, social enterprises, and community organisations ahead of International Charity Day on Sunday 5 September. The…

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Pregnant women in North Yorkshire and York urged to take up offer of COVID vaccination

Health leaders across North Yorkshire and York are encouraging more pregnant women – and those who are trying for a baby – to get both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Catching COVID can cause problems with pregnancy. Women with COVID are two to three times more likely to have their babies early than women without…

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£1.9 million ‘facelift’ gets under way at Stokesley Health Centre

Works to refurbish Stokesley Health Centre are under way. The project will see a major overhaul of the site’s interior and investment in sustainability measures including installation of a new, more energy efficient, boiler and renewal of the centre’s roof. The works, funded by a £1.9 million NHS capital grant, will provide a modern and…

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