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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Parents urged to look out for severe respiratory infections in young children amid rising cases

Parents in Humber, Coast and Vale are being urged to look out for signs of severe respiratory infections among young children amid a rise in out-of-season cases. Health services in Hull, East Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire, York and North Yorkshire, which are particularly busy as they juggle the demands of Covid-19 and increasing…

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People urged to watch for signs of “hidden harm”

Communities in North Yorkshire are being urged to be alert to changes in children and young people which could suggest they are suffering “hidden harm” or abuse. As more meeting places, clubs and venues open up as further COVID-19 restrictions are expected to be eased over the coming weeks, North Yorkshire’s Safeguarding Children Partnership (NYSCP) is…

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The Go-To Website backs Children’s Mental Health Week campaign

With Children’s Mental Health Week beginning on 1 February, NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging young people to visit the ‘The Go-To’ for advice and support. As we continue in another lockdown, it’s more important than ever to share how we’re feeling with others and encourage young people to express themselves. The…

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Autism assessments for children and young people in Scarborough and Ryedale go online

A new online assessment model has been developed by autism experts at The Retreat York so they can continue to assess children and young people – without families being asked to attend face-to-face appointments during the Covid-19 pandemic. The autism assessment service for children in Scarborough and Ryedale (associated with GP practices in the former…

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