Order and collect your prescription medicine in advance of Christmas

Residents in North Yorkshire and York who are on repeat medication are being encouraged to place their orders this week to avoid running out. In the lead-up to Christmas, pharmacy processing times may take a little longer than usual because of the volume of prescriptions. NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Vale…

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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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GP and Pharmacy access in North Yorkshire over Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching, North Yorkshire residents are being asked to choose the right service during the holidays. GP practices in North Yorkshire will be closed from 25 December reopening on Tuesday 29 December. Practices will also be closed on Friday 1 January and will then reopen on Monday 4 January. Residents who need medical…

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