Let’s all play our part in supporting the NHS this winter

Personal message from Stephen Eames CBE, System Lead for the Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership and Sue Symington, Designate Integrated Care System Chair of the Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership Health and care services across Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership, which includes hospitals, GP practices, the…

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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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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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Patients in North Yorkshire and York encouraged to download the NHS App

NHS leaders in North Yorkshire and York say the NHS App is “much more than just a COVID vaccination passport” – and are urging patients to install it on their smartphones and tablets. As GP surgeries grapple with an unprecedented demand for appointments, NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Vale of York…

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‘Please be patient and choose the right care’: doctors ask for support as demand for GP appointments increases

Doctors’ leaders in North Yorkshire and York are asking patients to “keep calm and be kind” when they call their GP practice. Surgeries are facing an “unprecedented rise in demand” for services as the country emerges from lockdown restrictions. With practice phone lines exceptionally busy and the number of face-to-face appointments still limited because of…

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