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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 […]
The NHS and three voluntary sector organisations are boosting their partnership to support people this winter. This follows the success of last year’s collaboration which directly supported over 8,000 patients across the country. Whilst the NHS and voluntary sector maintain a close partnership all year round, this is increased during the winter months to support […]
Practice nurses from the across North Cumbria and the North East gathered at the Ramside Hotel in Durham last night for a regional awards ceremony to recognise their achievements. The general practice nursing ‘Angels of the North’ conference and awards are organised by NHS England and NHS Improvement to recognise the skills, expertise and dedication […]
Note: This consultation is now closed. To view the outcome please click here. There is still time to have your say in the NHS North East and Yorkshire public consultation which sets out proposals for the future of specialised vascular services in West Yorkshire and asks patients and the public for their views. It will […]
People across the North East and Yorkshire are being urged to use their health expert on the high street this festive period for advice and help on minor illnesses. Visiting the pharmacist for advice on minor illnesses, and the best medicines to treat them, can save you time in the waiting room and help you […]
A scheme to recognise care sector organisations that encourage their staff to get the flu jab is to run again this year. NHS England and NHS Improvement and Public Health England launched the awards scheme last year to recognise efforts made by care homes, hospices and domiciliary care providers to achieve a high level of […]
NHS England North East and Yorkshire has today (Wednesday 28 August) launched a public consultation setting out proposals for the future of specialised vascular services in West Yorkshire and is asking patients and the public for their views. Vascular services reconstruct, unblock or bypass arteries and are often one-off specialist procedures to reduce the risk […]
With another bank holiday just around the corner, the NHS is encouraging people across the North East and Yorkshire to visit a pharmacist if they need quick access to health advice or treatment for minor illnesses. Your local pharmacy can help you with more than you might think. Every pharmacist is trained in managing minor […]
A pilot which aims to increase access to family doctors and build on the high confidence patients already have in pharmacists has been launched in Gateshead. The NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) allows patients to have a same-day, booked private consultation with a local pharmacist in their own neighbourhood, when calling their family doctor […]