Residents encouraged to use NHS 111 and community pharmacies this Easter weekend

The NHS in North Yorkshire and York say patients who become unwell over the Easter weekend can save time if they choose the right health services. With most GP practices closed for the four-day Easter weekend which begins with Good Friday on 15 April, local NHS leaders want to make sure people access the most…

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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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Health and care leaders in North Yorkshire and York prepare for the winter season

Health and care partners in North Yorkshire and York are working closely together to ensure local services are well prepared for the winter season – and patients can continue accessing help when they need it. The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has meant that there have been changes to the way health and care services are being…

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