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COVID-19 (coronavirus) latest: do not leave your home

Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus. Advice for clinicians on COVID-19 (coronavirus) is here. If you are a member of the public looking for health advice, visit the NHS website or North Yorkshire Public Health. And if you are looking for the latest travel information, and advice about the government response to the outbreak, go to the gov.uk website.

Last updated: 30 March, 2020 15:59pm

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Posts Tagged ‘NHS’

COVID-19 resources for healthcare professionals

COVID-19 resources for healthcare professionals Please see below some useful resources, guidance and referral information for GPs and healthcare professionals in the Scarborough and Ryedale locality during COVID-19: Statement from NRS Healthcare Clinical Service Dementia Local Support Services – COVID-19 Voluntary Sector Updates Safeguarding in Primary Care – COVID-19 Bulletin  Edition 1 – 19 March…

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Sign up for FREE suicide prevention training workshops in Scarborough

People are being encouraged to sign up for free suicide prevention training workshops in Scarborough next month as part of the #TalkSuicide campaign from local NHS and council organisations. The Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership is hosting two workshops in Scarborough on Monday, 9th March 2020 at YMCA Building, St Thomas Street,…

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General Surgery

General Surgery General surgery encompasses a broad range of surgery which includes: surgical conditions of the gastrointestinal tract from the oesophagus to the anus. breast conditions. kidney, pancreas and liver transplantation. trauma to the abdomen and thorax. Change in bowel habit and/or rectal bleeding (Lower GI) Usually, a change in bowel habit is not related to cancer and is…

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Haemochromatosis – Information for GPs

Haemochromatosis – Information for GPs Definition Genetic haemochromatosis (GH) is a recessive genetic disorder characterised by continuous absorption of iron from the gut. This can result in iron accumulation and systemic tissue damage, including liver cirrhosis and diabetes mellitus. Early detection can prevent organ damage and increase life expectancy. Defects of the HFE gene (located…

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CCGs support ‘Wake Up North Yorkshire’ campaign

North Yorkshire’s Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have backed a North Yorkshire campaign aimed at changing drinking culture and the harm caused by alcohol. Launched by North Yorkshire County Council, the Wake Up North Yorkshire campaign has been developed after research with residents found that more than 40 per cent of 1,000 people who responded to…

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