Have your say – round up of opportunities to get involved and share your views

East Riding residents have just a few more days to have their say over extending access to GP services. The survey can be accessed online or by contacting East Riding CCG. The survey closes on 31st January. Hull residents have until 11th February to take part in a similar survey on extending access to GP services. Complete the survey online here. People … Read more

National Clinical Director for Dementia to give key speech during Dementia Awareness Week

Professor Alistair Burns, who is also National Clinical Director for Mental Health in Older People, will address delegates on 16 May – during Dementia Awareness Week – at the Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel, in Grange Park Lane, Willerby. Humber NHS Foundation Trust Chief Executive Michele Moran said: “For Alistair to agree to address our … Read more

Yorkshire Cancer Research Hosts Film Night

‘The Enemy Within’ documentary tells the incredible story of the fight against cancer over the last 50 years. Yorkshire Cancer Research is hosting a free screening followed by a question and answer session with leading cancer clinicians and researchers at the Allam Medical Building, University of Hull. The event will take place on Wednesday 21st … Read more

First Group of Cancer Champions Complete Training

This week we are pleased to welcome the first group of fully-fledged ‘cancer champions’ in Humber, Coast and Vale. The cancer champion programme has been set up by the Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance. This programme is part of the Alliance’s work to ensure that more people who have cancer in Humber, Coast and … Read more

National Clinical Director to give key speech during Dementia Awareness Week at Humber NHS Foundation Trust’s research conference

The National Clinical Director for Dementia is to deliver a keynote speech at Humber NHS Foundation Trust’s second research conference. Professor Alistair Burns, who is also National Clinical Director for Mental Health in Older People, will address delegates on 16 May 2018 – during Dementia Awareness Week – at the Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel, … Read more

Humber NHS Foundation Trust and Hull and East Yorkshire Mind launch new service for recovering mental health patients

Recovering mental health patients no longer have to stay in hospital any longer than necessary thanks to a new pilot service run by an NHS trust and a leading charity. Humber NHS Foundation Trust and Hull and East Yorkshire Mind have opened four beds for patients who lack suitable accommodation or support to be discharged. … Read more

More clinical pharmacists set to boost GP services in Harrogate, Hull and North Lincolnshire

Patients in Hull, Harrogate and North Lincolnshire are among 34 million nationally set to benefit from improved GP services as NHS England boosts the number of surgery-based clinical pharmacists. NHS England has announced today that 168 more pharmacists nationally will be in post by March 2018. Leeds Road Surgery in Harrogate will have one full … Read more