NHS North Yorkshire and NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Groups support World No Tobacco Day campaign

Ahead of World No Tobacco Day on 31 May, the NHS in North Yorkshire and York wants to raise awareness of the dangers and health risks of smoking tobacco. In England, around 60% of smokers want to quit, 10% of which intend to do so within three months. Currently, around half of all smokers in…

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Programme of free on-line sessions announced for Safeguarding Week 20 – 24 June 2022

Partners from Safeguarding Adults Boards, Children’s Safeguarding Partnerships, Community Safety Partnerships across North Yorkshire, the City of York and East Riding have come together and developed an extensive programme of learning events, seminars and interactive sessions which all underpin this year’s theme – ‘Safeguarding is everybody’s business’. Spurred on by the success of Safeguarding Week…

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Monkeypox patient information published by UK Health Security Agency

The UK Health Security Agency has published patient information about the monkeypox virus. It can be found here. Monkeypox is a rare disease that is caused by infection with monkeypox virus. While there are now a number of cases in the UK, it does not spread easily between people.

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NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups supports the Children’s Mental Health Week campaign

With Children’s Mental Health Week beginning on 9 May, NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging young people to visit their online mental health hub, ‘The Go-To’ for advice and support. The theme of the campaign for 2022 is loneliness. Loneliness can affect many of us at one time or another and it…

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