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New website to help people in Scarborough and Ryedale self-refer for mental health therapies

North Yorkshire improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) service, which offers talking therapies treatments, has launched a new website to make it easier for people to access help and support. This includes an option to self-refer online without having to go through a GP. The Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) service [...]

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 [...]

‘Encouraging start’ for Humber Trust’s new model of community care in Scarborough and Ryedale

The new adult community care service in Scarborough and Ryedale received almost 1,800 referrals in its first four weeks, new figures have revealed. Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust (FT) said it handled 1,787 referrals made via its Customer Access Service (CAS), a single point of contact providing access to round-the-clock care, between 1 and 28 [...]

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 [...]