Doctors share skin cancer expertise

Skin cancer diagnoses in York and North Yorkshire were given a boost when GPs gathered to learn more about technology that can help them identify potential skin cancers. More than 40 family doctors from across NHS Vale of York and Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Groups were shown how to take high-quality photographs of lesions using [...]

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 [...]

Keep infections at bay – health bosses call on patients with flu or norovirus to stay away from hospital

The local NHS in Scarborough and Ryedale is calling on residents and communities for help to prevent the spread of winter infections. An outbreak of influenza or norovirus in hospital could have serious consequences for patients who are already poorly and can lead to entire wards being shut down and quarantined, putting an additional strain on NHS [...]