COVID-safe measures to continue in GP practices and other healthcare settings in North Yorkshire and York

GP practices in North Yorkshire and York will be keeping COVID-secure arrangements in place when restrictions elsewhere are eased on Monday (19 July). All staff and patients are being asked to continue to wear a suitable face covering and comply with social distancing and hand hygiene guidance as before. Practices will continue to offer a…

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Pop-up clinics in North Yorkshire will offer COVID vaccination jabs without appointment

A number of walk-in COVID vaccination clinics will be available in North Yorkshire this week, to allow people to “pop in at their convenience, without needing to make an appointment”. Central Dales Pharmacy, Hawes: Tuesday 13 July to Saturday 17 July, 1pm to 5pm – first dose Pfizer clinics for anyone aged 18 and over; the…

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COVID vaccinations at Harrogate’s Yorkshire Events Centre draw to a close

The GP-led COVID vaccination programme at the Yorkshire Events Centre (YEC) in Harrogate has drawn to a close, six months after the first jab was given. More than 117,000 vaccines have been administered from the centre by an enthusiastic army of clinicians and volunteers. Doctors’ leaders in the Harrogate district say they are “immensely proud”…

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Leading GP highlights risks posed by ‘tsunami’ of demand for appointments and abuse of practice staff

A leading Yorkshire GP has warned that the “tsunami” of people demanding appointments as we emerge from lockdown could leave vulnerable patients without the care they need. Dr Brian McGregor is appealing for everyone to play their part in relieving the pressure on an overstretched system – and he has made it clear that there…

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Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in North Yorkshire and York support World Immunisation Week 2021

With World Immunisation Week underway NHS North Yorkshire and Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are reminding patients about the importance of vaccinations and keeping yourself protected. World Immunisation Week – celebrated every year in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages…

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