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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 […]
People with persistent tummy troubles in the North East, including diarrhoea, bloating or discomfort in the tummy area, are being urged to get checked for cancer as part of the NHS and Public Health England’s ‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign. TV adverts and social media posts in the North East will urge people to speak […]
People with persistent tummy troubles in the Yorkshire area, including diarrhoea, bloating or discomfort in the tummy area, are being urged to get checked for cancer as part of the NHS and Public Health England’s ‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign. TV adverts and social media posts in Yorkshire will urge people to speak to their […]
People at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes can sign up online for the free Healthier You NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. They can find out if they are eligible to join the programme through the Diabetes UK risk tool and anyone identified moderate to high risk of Type 2 can sign up online Lyn […]
Pregnant NHS midwife Lucy Pryde, from South Yorkshire, is leading by example by getting a free flu jab to protect her and her babies. Lucy, who works for The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust as a Specialist Midwife (Smoking in Pregnancy Team), warned that without the protection of vaccination pregnant women could be putting themselves and […]
This year ‘more important than ever’ people are vaccinated against flu – region’s deputy medical director
The NHS North East and Yorkshire region’s Deputy Medical Director is calling on all eligible people to get vaccinated against flu. Dr Jonathan Slade, a practicing GP on Teesside, said this was anything but a typical year and flu vaccine was more important than ever as people at high risk from Covid-19 are also those most at […]
Type 2 diabetes is a leading cause of preventable sight loss in people of working age and is a major contributor to kidney failure, heart attack, and stroke. There are currently 3.4 million people with Type 2 diabetes in England with around 200,000 new diagnoses every year. While Type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented and […]
Diabetes can cause serious long-term health problems. It’s a leading cause of vision loss in people of working age. It’s also responsible for most cases of kidney failure and lower limb amputation, other than accidents. It’s important you find out if you are at high risk of Type 2 diabetes so you can get support […]
The historic city walls of York, Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Wakefield Town Hall clock tower, Durham County Hall and Harrogate’s Nightingale Hospital are just a few of the landmarks across the North East and Yorkshire which will #LightItBlue on the evening of Saturday 4 July – the eve of the 72nd Birthday of the NHS. Across […]
The NHS has appointed the North East and Yorkshire region’s first Chief Midwife to lead improvements in care for expectant mothers and their babies. Dr Tracey Cooper MBE will be the first to take on the new role in North East and Yorkshire, making her responsible for midwifery leadership and the provision of safer and […]