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How to stay well over Christmas and New Year

By Alex Flowers | 23/12/2019 | Comments Off on How to stay well over Christmas and New Year

Doctors in North Yorkshire are urging patients to check their stocks of repeat medication ahead of the Christmas period. With most GP practices closed for Christmas Day and Boxing Day, other local NHS services often experience increased demand, with the NHS 111 telephone service receiving high volumes of calls from patients who have run out…

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Visitors urged to keep flu out of hospital

By Tim Readman | 20/12/2019 | Comments Off on Visitors urged to keep flu out of hospital

Visitors to hospitals in North and East Yorkshire are being urged to help protect patients and staff by reducing the spread of flu and other illnesses which are commonly associated with winter. Flu, short for influenza, is a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes. It can prove fatal for vulnerable people, with…

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Scarborough and Ryedale Pharmacy opening hours – Christmas and New Year

By Alex Flowers | 11/12/2019 | Comments Off on Scarborough and Ryedale Pharmacy opening hours – Christmas and New Year

Please see below a table detailing the pharmacy opening hours in Scarborough in Ryedale over the Christmas period. Further information is available here.

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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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