Future of urgent care services in East Riding of Yorkshire discussed

East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has today, 19 December 2017, announced its intention to progress with implementing plans to transform urgent care services across the East Riding area. This follows a three month public consultation from October 2016 to January 2017 on the CCG’s plans to improve access to care and treatment … Read more

Dementia Diagnosis Rate (DDR)

What is it and what does it measure? Not everyone with dementia has a formal diagnosis. The Dementia 65+ estimated diagnosis rate indicator compares the number of people thought to have dementia with the number of people diagnosed with dementia, aged 65 and over. The target is for at least two thirds (66.7%) of people … Read more

Dementia engagement projects

Humber, Coast and Vale STP  is embarking on a programme of joint work with two independent and impartial UK wide involvement networks.  DEEP (Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project) and tide (together in dementia everyday) will be supporting the STP to develop ways of ensuring that the work programme is co-produced with people living with dementia and family carers. We … Read more

‘Amazing and dedicated’ volunteers praised

Volunteers have been praised as ‘amazing and dedicated’ after new figures showed they are donating an estimated 1,200 hours of their time to an NHS trust every month. Samantha Grey, who manages 102 volunteers at Humber NHS Foundation Trust, revealed their contribution to mark the United Nations’ International Volunteer Day, which celebrates the work of … Read more