Work continues to improve mental health services for new and expectant mums

Mental health services for new and expectant mums in Scarborough and Ryedale and other parts of the Humber and Yorkshire region are continuing to be developed courtesy of NHS funding worth hundreds of thousands of pounds. Having secured a share of a £23 million nationwide investment announced by NHS England in 2018, the Humber, Coast and Vale Healt [...]

New website to help people in Scarborough and Ryedale self-refer for mental health therapies

North Yorkshire improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) service, which offers talking therapies treatments, has launched a new website to make it easier for people to access help and support. This includes an option to self-refer online without having to go through a GP. The Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) service [...]

Funding awarded for improved mental health services for new and expectant mums in North Yorkshire

The three North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have been successful in securing funding for perinatal mental health as part of a £23 million national scheme announced by NHS England. This money will enable enhanced specialist community mental health services for new and expectant mums within North Yorkshire. There's more in the nati [...]

Perinatal mental health services: get involved and have your say

Health commissioners in North Yorkshire are hoping to launch a dedicated county-wide perinatal mental health service for pregnant woman and new mums. Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) covering Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby, Vale of York, Scarborough and Ryedale, and Harrogate and Rural District will be submitting a joint bid for funding la [...]

New North Yorkshire school mental health and wellbeing service to launch in April

A new mental health and wellbeing service is launching in North Yorkshire, thanks to a partnership between the local NHS and North Yorkshire County Council. The North Yorkshire School Mental Health and Wellbeing service will support schools to develop a whole school approach to positive mental health by delivering training to school staff and key p [...]