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North East and North Cumbria has been selected as one of eight areas of the country to take part in the world’s largest trial of a revolutionary new blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear. People in North East and North Cumbria will be among the first to […]
As invitations to get a Covid vaccine go out to 16- and 17-year-olds, newly released NHS figures show in North East and Yorkshire four in every 10 of those eligible have already been vaccinated. Of 60,039 16- and 17-year-olds in this region, 23,966 (40%) have received their Covid jab since they became eligible on 4 […]
PEOPLE in the North East and Yorkshire not already vaccinated against coronavirus are being urged to get their jab this weekend as the NHS vaccination programme seeks to maximise protection before Covid restrictions are lifted. NewcastleGateshead Quayside, Trinity Leeds, Doncaster’s Frenchgate centre and some sports stadiums will be among the locations in this region offering […]
Landmarks including Newcastle’s Tyne Bridge, Carlisle’s Civic Centre and The Deep in Hull will be among more than 30 buildings and landmarks across the North East and Yorkshire to Light Up Blue this Saturday evening (3 July) ahead of the 73rd Birthday of the NHS. Richard Barker, NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Regional Director for […]
The NHS Covid Vaccination Programme in the North East and Yorkshire has now surpassed 10 million jabs and has also given a vital second vaccine dose to more than half the adult population across the region. Figures released yesterday show that across the region the NHS has given over 10 million vaccinations and of these, […]
NHS North East and Yorkshire region opens record number of walk-in jab sites in ‘Grab A Jab’ weekend
Dr Yvette Oade, Regional Clinical Lead for the NHS North East and Yorkshire vaccination programme, said there is now no reason for people over 18 not to get their first dose, with an extra 50 walk-in locations among 80 additional sites across the region open this weekend for people to ‘grab a jab’. Anyone over […]
Two West Yorkshire men with cystic fibrosis, a life-limiting genetic disorder that causes the body to produce abnormally thick mucus affecting the lungs, say a drug treatment available to NHS patients has been transformative to their wellbeing, and they can begin to make plans for […]
Everyone aged 60 and over across the North East and Yorkshire who has not yet had their first coronavirus vaccine dose will get their invite this week, the NHS has announced. Almost two million letters will hit doormats across the country from today Monday 1 March as the NHS vaccination programme, the biggest in health […]
My name is Danielle Alderson and I’m a Health and Wellbeing Coach for the Healthier You NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme in the Humber Coast and Vale health and care partnership. I thrive on helping individuals reach their health goals by creating a positive environment for long-term lifestyle changes. Diabetes can cause serious long-term health problems […]
MPs and NHS leaders in North East and Yorkshire have joined forces to honour health and care staff who have helped to improve treatment for patients in the regional round of the NHS Parliamentary Awards. The coronavirus pandemic, the greatest public health challenge in the NHS history has prompted a record number of nominations from MPs across […]