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

By Tim Readman | 22/10/2019 | Comments Off on Keep infections at bay – health bosses call on patients with flu or norovirus to stay away from hospital

The NHS in York and North Yorkshire 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…

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New online mental health support for young people in North Yorkshire

By Tim Readman | 21/10/2019 | Comments Off on New online mental health support for young people in North Yorkshire

Young people aged 11-18 in Scarborough and Ryedale and across North Yorkshire can now access Kooth, a website offering free online counselling and emotional wellbeing support. Kooth (www.kooth.com), from digital mental health provider XenZone, gives young people instant access to emotional and wellbeing advice and support whenever and whenever they need it. It incorporates self-help…

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Health and Well-being for Families

By Alex Flowers | 15/10/2019 | Comments Off on Health and Well-being for Families

See below information of a local community information event about health and well-being.

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New funding for mental health crisis services in North Yorkshire

By Alex Flowers | 20/09/2019 | Comments Off on New funding for mental health crisis services in North Yorkshire

Mental health services have received a boost in funding across North Yorkshire to provide local people with additional crisis services and alternative places of safety. Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys (TEWV) NHS Foundation services has received over half a million pounds worth of funding from local clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to help reduce the impact…

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Healthy Hearts website launched to help people in Scarborough and Ryedale

By Alex Flowers | 21/08/2019 | Comments Off on Healthy Hearts website launched to help people in Scarborough and Ryedale

A new website has been launched to help improve heart health among people living in Scarborough and Ryedale. The Healthy Hearts website is designed to help reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack among people considered to be most at risk, and reduce the number of people dying prematurely from cardiovascular disease – a…

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Partnership nominated for leadership award

By Alex Flowers | 20/08/2019 | Comments Off on Partnership nominated for leadership award

The Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership has been shortlisted for a national award in recognition of the strength of its joint working to improve mental health outcomes for its population. The Humber, Coast and Vale Mental Health Partnership has been shortlisted for the Health Services Journal (HSJ) Award for “System Leadership Initiative…

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Pharmacy opening hours – August 2019

By Alex Flowers | 13/08/2019 | Comments Off on Pharmacy opening hours – August 2019

Please see below the pharmacy opening hours for August 2019 in Scarborough and Ryedale:

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Prescribing of over-the-counter medicines is changing in Scarborough and Ryedale

By Tim Readman | 01/08/2019 | Comments Off on Prescribing of over-the-counter medicines is changing in Scarborough and Ryedale

Doctors in Scarborough and Ryedale will no longer usually prescribe medicines that patients can buy over-the-counter for a range of minor health concerns, including hay fever, coughs and colds, aches and pains and sunburn. Patients are instead encouraged to visit their local pharmacy for advice and treatments. There’s no need to make an appointment to…

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Annual General Meeting is open to the public

By Alex Flowers | 22/07/2019 | Comments Off on Annual General Meeting is open to the public

Members of the public are invited to the Annual General Meeting of NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) on Wednesday 24 July. The event will be hosted at The Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough from 6.15pm. Talking points will include the challenges faced by the NHS over the last 12 months, local health…

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Save the Date for Annual General Meeting

By Alex Flowers | 08/07/2019 | Comments Off on Save the Date for Annual General Meeting

Members of the public are invited to NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 24 July. The event will be hosted at The Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough from 6.15pm. The meeting will include updates from members of the CCG’s Governing Body reflecting on progress over the last year. Current…

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