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New website to be launched to help young people access mental health services in North Yorkshire

By Tim Readman | 06/04/2019 | Comments Off on New website to be launched to help young people access mental health services in North Yorkshire

A new website is set to be launched this autumn, dedicated to helping children and young people find mental health support in North Yorkshire. The new website will be a portal or ‘single point of information’ for the many mental health support services offered by different agencies in the county. It is being developed by…

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3 North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups announce appointments to strategic leadership team

By Alex Flowers | 05/29/2019 | Comments Off on 3 North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups announce appointments to strategic leadership team

The three North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG, NHS Harrogate and Rural District CCG and NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG, today announce two appointments to their shared senior leadership team. Wendy Balmain has joined the team as Director of Strategy and Integration. Wendy previously served as Director of Transformation…

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Behavioural services in Scarborough – statement

By Tim Readman | 05/13/2019 | Comments Off on Behavioural services in Scarborough – statement

Following extensive clinical and managerial discussions between York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) regarding children and young people’s behavioural services in Scarborough, the Trust made the decision that it is no longer the appropriate provider for this specialist service. In December 2018 the Trust informed the…

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Survey: Expectant mums, new parents asked how they wish to receive information about their pregnancy care choices

By Tim Readman | 05/07/2019 | Comments Off on Survey: Expectant mums, new parents asked how they wish to receive information about their pregnancy care choices

Expectant and new mums in parts of Yorkshire and the Humber region are being asked for their views on how information about their pregnancy and childbirth care options should be shared with them and their families. The Humber, Coast and Vale Maternity Voices Partnership Group is a network of independent, parent-led groups which bring together…

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NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG moves towards North Yorkshire merger

By Tim Readman | 05/01/2019 | Comments Off on NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG moves towards North Yorkshire merger

North Yorkshire’s three clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) have agreed to merge. The decision was ratified during a meeting in public of the Governing Bodies which represent NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG, NHS Harrogate and Rural District CCG and NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG, meeting as a ‘Committee in Common’. A detailed formal proposal will…

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Self-care on the agenda at Filey health and wellbeing day

By Tim Readman | 04/29/2019 | Comments Off on Self-care on the agenda at Filey health and wellbeing day

Filey Surgery and its patient participation group have joined forces to organise a self-care health care day at the town’s Evron Centre in John Street. It takes place on Friday 10 May between 11am and 3pm; entry is free and refreshments are being provided by Filey Tesco. Local organisations and services offering help and advice…

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NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group backs Dying Matters campaign

By Alex Flowers | 04/23/2019 | Comments Off on NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group backs Dying Matters campaign

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is backing a national campaign which aims to encourage people to talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement. The campaign known as ‘Dying Matters Week’ will run from 13 to 19 May and this year’s theme is ‘Are We Ready?’ which is a question that challenges…

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New support service for people affected by dementia

By Tim Readman | 04/12/2019 | Comments Off on New support service for people affected by dementia

People whose lives have been affected by dementia, their families and carers can get free help and support from a new service available across North Yorkshire. The service is being provided by Dementia Forward and is funded by North Yorkshire County Council and the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) covering the county, as part of their…

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Patients encouraged to ‘choose the right care at the right time’ over the Easter weekend

By Tim Readman | 04/10/2019 | Comments Off on Patients encouraged to ‘choose the right care at the right time’ over the Easter weekend

The NHS in Scarborough and Ryedale says patients who become unwell over the Easter weekend can save time if they choose the right health services. With most GP practices closed for the four-day Easter weekend which begins with Good Friday on 19 April, local NHS leaders want to make sure people access the most appropriate…

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New frailty service launches in Scarborough and Ryedale

By Tim Readman | 04/03/2019 | Comments Off on New frailty service launches in Scarborough and Ryedale

Patients in Scarborough and parts of Ryedale are set to benefit from an enhanced range of adult community services. Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust, which has been running a range of community services, health promotion and wellbeing advice as part of an £80 million contract with NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), has…

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