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NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG issues cold weather alert health advice

With weather forecasters predicting a prolonged period of cold conditions, ice and snow this week, heath chiefs in Scarborough and Ryedale are urging residents to “stay well”. Cold weather often triggers an increase in demand for NHS services. Ice and snow can lead to an increase in slips and falls, while the cold can lead to poorer health for olde [...]

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG backs Stay Well Pharmacy campaign

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is backing a national campaign to encourage people to make more use of their local pharmacy to free up GP time for sicker patients and potentially save the NHS around £850 million a year. Stay Well Pharmacy is a campaign from NHS England which encourages people, especially parents and [...]