Notice of next CCG Governing Body meeting – Wednesday 24 January 2018

The finances within the local healthcare economy are likely to feature prominently at the next meeting of NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Governing Body. It takes place in the Council Chamber at Ryedale District Council on Wednesday 24 January from 9.30am. Members of the public are able to attend in an observational [...]

NHS England - Residents urged to choose the right care

The NHS in Yorkshire and Humber is asking people to think carefully about which health service to use this winter. Ailments arising from cold weather, flu, winter bugs and norovirus, mean demand on NHS services is heightened. Conditions like heart disease, stroke and lung illnesses, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are worsened [...]

Humber NHS Foundation Trust: new community services provider rated 'good' by CQC

A health trust which will begin providing a range of community services in Scarborough and Ryedale later this year has been rated "good" by health and social care inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Humber NHS Foundation Trust (FT) - announced by NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in November last year as [...]

NHS England - 'It’s not too late to get your flu vaccination'

It is not too late to get the flu vaccination is the message from the NHS in Yorkshire and the Humber. With illnesses on the rise as winter continues, people who have not yet had their vaccination are being urged to protect themselves and those around them. Medical Director for Yorkshire and the Humber, Paul Twomey, said: “It’s not too late to get [...]

Visitors urged to keep flu out of hospital

Visitors to hospitals in North and East Yorkshire are being urged to help protect patients and staff by reducing the spread of flu. Flu, short for influenza, is a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes. It can prove fatal for vulnerable people, with those aged 65 and over and with long-term health conditions, including diabet [...]