Eligible Residents in North Yorkshire and York encouraged to take up their spring booster vaccination offer

NHS leaders in North Yorkshire and York are encouraging eligible patients to take up the offer of a spring booster vaccine when they receive it. As throughout the vaccination programme those whose clinical need is greatest will be prioritised. Current eligibility for the spring booster vaccination programme includes: Spring boosters for people aged 75 years…

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Health leaders in North Yorkshire and York encourage patients to ‘talk before they walk’

NHS leaders in North Yorkshire and York are continuing to urge people to make sure they are accessing the right care when they are feeling unwell. Accident and Emergency departments across the country are exceptionally busy and some of those attending could be better treated elsewhere. A surge in visitor numbers to emergency departments combined…

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Give the gift of charity this Christmas!

As part of the South Tess Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust fundraising campaign for the #WhitbyHospitalAppeal, they are launching an opportunity for people to sponsor their very own brick! The bricks can be personalised and will be a part of the landscaping wall on site at Whitby Community Hospital. It’s a great gift for someone who…

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Local NHS in North Yorkshire and York says ‘thank you’ to patients as doctors’ surgeries continue to deliver high numbers of appointments

More than 360,000 appointments were ‘booked’ with GP surgeries in North Yorkshire and York in July, as COVID restrictions in the country came to an end. NHS Digital data also shows 97 per cent of all appointments were kept by patients, with a majority of surgery appointments taking place ‘in person’. Some 9,700 appointments in…

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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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