People experiencing anxiety and depression this Christmas encouraged to seek help through talking therapy

North Yorkshire GPs are urging residents to seek help if the strains of Christmas begin to take a toll on mental health. With the pressure to socialise, temptation to overindulge and finances stretched, this can be a particularly stressful time of year. The inclement winter weather and dark days mean it can also be especially difficult for people [...]

GP advice on how to stay well this winter

With winter just around the corner, NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG are advising local residents on the best ways to stay well during the cold weather. There are a number of effects the winter can have, and they are not just physical, the colder weather and shorter days can also affect your mental health. NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG, Governing [...]

Single accountable officer appointed for three North Yorkshire CCGs

A single accountable officer has been appointed to oversee a shared leadership team across three North Yorkshire NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). The current Chief Officer of Harrogate and Rural District CCG, Amanda Bloor, has been appointed to the post by NHS England’s Chief Executive, Simon Stevens and will commence her new role on 1 Dec [...]

Scarborough Acute Services Review

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Scarborough and Ryedale CCG and East Riding CCG, working under the auspices of the Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership, have agreed to undertake an independent review of the configuration of Scarborough acute services. If you want to read more information on the review you can visit the Hu [...]

Prospect Road flu clinic

On Saturday 10 November over 1000 patients were vaccinated at the flu clinic held at Central Healthcare’s Prospect Road Surgery site. This brings the number of patients vaccinated to date by Central to around 6000. Business Development Manager at Central Healthcare, Lesley Clemmet, said: ‘We were overwhelmed with the response from patients and are [...]