Protect yourself and your NHS this winter

The NHS in North Yorkshire is urging people to get vaccinated as soon as possible in the fight against both flu and COVID-19 this winter. Health bosses are emphasising that vaccination is the best way to protect people from serious illness and prevent the local health and care system from being overwhelmed. After what was…

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NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) encourages patients to get their winter vaccinations

While a lot of people have come forward for their COVID-19 booster vaccination when they have been offered it this winter, there has been a lower uptake in the flu vaccination programme in North Yorkshire. Flu, short for influenza, is a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes. It can prove fatal for…

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GP Practices in North Yorkshire ask for patience, with surgeries seeing high demand for appointments

NHS leaders in North Yorkshire and York are asking residents for their patience and kindness in the run-up to Christmas, with GP practices saying there is high demand for appointments. NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Vale of York CCG say they are pleased people are not ignoring symptoms of ill health…

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GP Practices in North Yorkshire and York ask for patience, with surgery staff affected by winter illness and Covid isolation guidance

GP Practices in North Yorkshire and York are asking residents for their patience and understanding with demand for appointments returning to levels not seen since the start of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. While health leaders say it’s good news people are not ignoring symptoms of ill health and are seeking medical help, practices are facing…

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High demand for flu vaccinations in North Yorkshire and York

People living in North Yorkshire and York who are eligible for a free flu vaccination at their GP surgery are being asked to be patient if they haven’t yet got an appointment. NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Vale of York CCG say there is a high demand for the flu jab…

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