NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG supports Diabetes Prevention Week

Scarborough and Ryedale residents are being encouraged to eat healthy foods and be more active to reduce their risk of Type 2 diabetes, with a major programme of work to support people with diabetes now under way. It is thought nearly 12,000 residents in Scarborough and Ryedale are currently at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, which can lead to [...]

Scarborough and Ryedale Community Services Stakeholder Survey

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust has recently been awarded a contract to deliver the Scarborough and Ryedale Community Care and Support Service. It will be responsible for delivering some community health services, such as Community and District Nursing and therapy services such as Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. These services must be [...]

Patients encouraged to support community pharmacies in Scarborough and Ryedale

(Footage courtesy of That's North Yorkshire, Freeview Channel 7) Patients in Scarborough and Ryedale are being encouraged to use their local high street community pharmacy for prescriptions, health advice and over-the-counter medicines, as online pharmacy companies step up their efforts to promote their “repeat prescriptions” service and attract n [...]

Hay fever: CCG recommends ‘over-the-counter’ remedies for sufferers

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) says patients who suffer from hay fever should initially visit their local high street community pharmacy for help and advice, rather than make an appointment to see their GP. Pharmacists are well placed to offer their expertise to help hay fever sufferers manage their condition. A num [...]

CCG welcomes new GP Partnership in Scarborough

(footage, above, courtesy of That's North Yorkshire, Freeview Channel 7) Four GP practices in Scarborough are set to merge on 9 April, benefiting around 30,000 patients. Belgrave, Falsgrave, Peasholm and Prospect Road surgeries will come together to launch a new partnership called Central Healthcare. The new organisation will be headed up by six G [...]