Local NHS in North Yorkshire and York says ‘thank you’ to patients as doctors’ surgeries continue to deliver high numbers of appointments

More than 360,000 appointments were ‘booked’ with GP surgeries in North Yorkshire and York in July, as COVID restrictions in the country came to an end. NHS Digital data also shows 97 per cent of all appointments were kept by patients, with a majority of surgery appointments taking place ‘in person’. Some 9,700 appointments in…

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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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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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NHS in North Yorkshire and York calls on people to continue to be sensible and stick to ‘step three’ restrictions as COVID cases rise

NHS leaders in North Yorkshire and York are urging people to continue to be sensible and follow current COVID guidance. The advice follows an update earlier in the week from Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, when it was announced that most COVID restrictions in England are likely to be lifted on 19 July. Coronavirus cases have…

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North Yorkshire residents who need Covid-19 tests urged to book on-line

There is clear evidence that Covid-19 cases are on the rise nationally and in North Yorkshire and demand has been high for Covid-19 tests locally over recent days. The North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and health and care partners would like to thank local residents for doing the right thing and getting tested when…

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