Help us Help You be prepared for the bank holiday

Health leaders in North Yorkshire and York are encouraging residents to ensure they are prepared for the upcoming bank holiday to mark the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and reminded which NHS services will be available. Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC) and out of hours GP services across North Yorkshire and York will remain open. However,…

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Dedicated mental health practitioners now available across North Yorkshire

Dedicated mental health practitioners are working into most GP practices across North Yorkshire – to help people receive the right care and advice as quickly as possible. The First Contact Mental Health Practitioners act as initial points of contact for adults who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health illnesses. The scheme, funded and provided…

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New resources launched to help children and young people across North Yorkshire access mental health support

NHS North Yorkshire CCG and North Yorkshire County Council have launched a new pool of resources developed with partners to help children and young people and their parents, carers and professionals access mental health support in North Yorkshire. The new suite of resources has been developed in partnership with professionals, children and young people ahead…

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NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups supports the Children’s Mental Health Week campaign

With Children’s Mental Health Week beginning on 9 May, NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging young people to visit their online mental health hub, ‘The Go-To’ for advice and support. The theme of the campaign for 2022 is loneliness. Loneliness can affect many of us at one time or another and it…

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Mental health support for children returning to school in North Yorkshire and York

With students returning to the classroom after the summer break health leaders in North Yorkshire and York are helping children and parents access support. It is common for students to experience emotional wellbeing difficulties when going back to school after a long summer break. In addition, with changing COVID-19 restrictions over the last eighteen months,…

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