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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Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in North Yorkshire and York offer training on cancer symptoms and lung health for people with Learning Disabilities

NHS North Yorkshire and NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group in partnership with People First Merseyside will be hosting a series of events targeted at people with Learning Disabilities. The events known as ‘Red Flag Roadshows’ aim to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms that could lead to cancer, and how to have…

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NHS North Yorkshire and NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) ask patients to continue to follow government regulations post vaccine

With more people receiving their Covid-19 vaccinations every day, there’s reason to be optimistic about reduced rates of COVID-19 in our communities. However, NHS North Yorkshire and NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are asking people to continue to follow government guidance closely at each stage of the roadmap, even after their vaccinations.…

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Successful COVID-19 vaccination programme expands to over-60s in North Yorkshire and York

The successful rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines across York and North Yorkshire is expanding to include everyone aged over 60 and people with underlying health conditions. The push to protect people from the virus is moving into the next phase following the successful first stage targeting the top four priority groups – those aged 70…

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GP Practices in North Yorkshire ask for patience, with surgeries seeing high demand for appointments

NHS leaders in North Yorkshire and York are asking residents for their patience and kindness in the run-up to Christmas, with GP practices saying there is high demand for appointments. NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Vale of York CCG say they are pleased people are not ignoring symptoms of ill health…

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