NHS in North Yorkshire and York encouraging patients to ‘self-care for life’

Health services in North Yorkshire and York are encouraging patients to take steps to look after their own health. This week (14-20 November) is Self-Care Week and across North Yorkshire and York GP practice and pharmacy leaders are calling on patients to support the Self Care Forum campaign and ‘exercise self-care for life’. Speaking on…

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Health leaders in North Yorkshire and York urge patients to only use hospital A&Es in genuine ‘life and limb’ emergencies

Health leaders in North Yorkshire and York are urging patients to only visit hospital A&Es “in genuine life and limb emergencies”. A&Es across the region are currently under intense pressure and some patients are waiting longer to be seen than might ordinarily be the case. Ahead of the Easter bank holiday weekend, the NHS says…

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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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‘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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“Help us, to help you” – NHS in North Yorkshire and York offers advice for patients

NHS leaders in North Yorkshire and York are continuing to urge people not to put off accessing health services – despite a recent surge in COVID-19 (coronavirus) hospital admissions in parts of the region. In some parts of Yorkshire and Humber, a number of planned routine procedures have been postponed to free up beds and…

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