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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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Autism Assessment service for children and young people

By Tim Readman | 19/06/2019 | Comments Off on Autism Assessment service for children and young people

A specialist mental health care provider is set to take on autism assessments for children and young people in Scarborough and Ryedale. The Retreat will take over Autism Spectrum Condition Diagnostic Assessments for children and young people from school age up to their 18th birthday. The Retreat specialises in providing high quality, effective and personalised…

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

By Tim Readman | 04/06/2019 | 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 | 29/05/2019 | 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 | 13/05/2019 | 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 | 07/05/2019 | 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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