Sir Chris Whitty steps out along the coast on a visit to Scarborough

Professor Sir Chris Whitty, England’s chief medical officer, had a bracing introduction to Scarborough on his fact-finding visit as he walked part of a coastal route with Louise Wallace North Yorkshire’s Director of Public Health. On a bright and breezy morning he stepped out on a Discoveries On Your Doorstep route around Scarborough Castle and…

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Future doctors get chance of extra funding and support with new mentoring programme launched by local GP Practice

Haxby Group GP Practice has launched a new GP Mentoring and Support Programme, offering bursaries to people wanting to become a GP. The new programme is designed to offer support to future doctors and those applying to medical school across the region. Anyone interested in becoming a doctor will get the chance to apply to…

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Extension of service for eastern European residents in Scarborough and Ryedale backed by NHS North Yorkshire CCG

A project dedicated to supporting eastern European residents in Scarborough and Ryedale is set to continue until the end of 2023. ‘Pomoc’ was set up as a pilot in July 2020 to ensure the migrant community got the free access to public and voluntary sector services they are entitled to. Many eastern Europeans had previously paid…

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