GP prescribing of over-the-counter medicines in North Yorkshire is changing

From 1 October, doctors across North Yorkshire will no longer routinely issue a prescription for medicines that patients can buy themselves over-the-counter for a range of minor, short-term health concerns. Patients will instead be encouraged to visit their local pharmacy for advice and treatments for common ailments like coughs and colds, aches and pains, hay…

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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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