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North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups back World Antibiotics Awareness Week campaign

By Alex Flowers | 11/11/2019 | Comments Off on North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups back World Antibiotics Awareness Week campaign

NHS Hambleton Richmondshire and Whitby, NHS Harrogate and Rural District and NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are backing a national campaign which aims to increase awareness of antibiotic resistance. The campaign known as ‘World Antibiotics Awareness Week’ will run from 18 to 22 November targeting the general public, health workers and policy…

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New programme launched to prevent abusive head trauma injuries to babies

By Alex Flowers | 08/11/2019 | Comments Off on New programme launched to prevent abusive head trauma injuries to babies

On 8 November, the Designated Nurses team  in North Yorkshire and York launched a new innovative programme to prevent abusive head trauma injuries to babies caused by shaking. ‘ICON – Babies Cry, You can Cope’ (ICON) is an evidenced-based programme designed to help parents and carers understand the normal crying pattern of young infants and…

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Merger approved for three North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups

By Alex Flowers | 05/11/2019 | Comments Off on Merger approved for three North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups

NHS England has approved the merger of three North Yorkshire clinical commissioning groups (CCGs). The three CCGs – NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG, NHS Harrogate and Rural District CCG and NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG – will become the North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group on 1 April 2020. We welcome NHS England’s decision and…

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Health and social care recruitment event planned at Coventry Univeristy (CU) Scarborough

By Alex Flowers | 31/10/2019 | Comments Off on Health and social care recruitment event planned at Coventry Univeristy (CU) Scarborough

Humber, Coast and Vale’s Excellence Centre is hosting a recruitment event aimed at people with aspirations of working in health and social care. The event will be held at CU Scarborough on Thursday 7 November between 2pm and 6pm. Attendees will be given the opportunity to find out more about the wide range of jobs…

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Local NHS Trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups have partnered with CU Scarborough to introduce two new mental health nursing courses

By Alex Flowers | 31/10/2019 | Comments Off on Local NHS Trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups have partnered with CU Scarborough to introduce two new mental health nursing courses

Local mental health Trust, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) has worked with CU Scarborough – part of the Coventry University Group, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG to introduce a Registered Mental Health Nursing course and Nursing Associate course. The first students on the Nursing…

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GP advice on how to stay well this winter

By Alex Flowers | 25/10/2019 | Comments Off on GP advice on how to stay well this winter

With winter just around the corner, NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are advising local residents on the best ways to stay well during the cold weather. There are a number of effects the winter can have, and they are not just physical, the colder weather and shorter days can also affect your…

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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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