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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Health and care collaboration to ease pressure on urgent care services this winter

NHS and care services across Humber and North Yorkshire are under huge pressure – with more than 1,000 people a day attending emergency departments in the region. This pressure has significantly increased over the last week – especially in hospitals and GP surgeries – and is compounded by rising cases of Covid-19 and flu. Despite…

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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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NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board to meet on 1 July

NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) is due to be formally established on 1 July 2022 when its holds its first official meeting of the board. The ICB will become a key part of the Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership, replacing Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) as the statutory organisation…

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