We don’t know exactly how long the COVID-19 situation will last, but we do know that it is more important than ever for us to lean on one another and support each other through the current challenges

I’d like to start this week’s message with a huge thank you to every single colleague working within our organisations across Humber, Coast and Vale. In our hospitals and GP practices; in community services and mental health; in our CCGs and Local Authorities; in hospices and across the voluntary sector; in care homes and home … Read more

These are testing times for us both individually and collectively – we must lean on our partnerships and relationships to ensure we can get through the coming weeks and months

As we enter another week of uncertainty for many, I wish to continue to reiterate my message of thanks and encouragement to all of you working together on the frontline of our country’s efforts to tackle Covid-19. These are testing times for us both individually and collectively. We must lean on our partnerships and relationships … Read more

Covid-19 will affect the way in which the Partnership operates over the coming weeks and months. However, our work of supporting and enabling collaboration across Humber, Coast and Vale will not stop.

Just a few short weeks ago, Sir Michael Marmot, the guru of health inequalities and public health, published a review 10 years on from his ground-breaking report on the health of the population and health inequalities in 2010. His review did not make for happy reading, highlighting the continuation, and in some cases exacerbation, of … Read more

“Our focus is on patients, on their outcomes, and on the quality of services… not on organisations” – Senior Responsible Officer Phil Mettam reflects on the Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance’s inaugural annual conference

I have been reflecting for a few days on our inaugural annual conference. It was a pretty big deal for the Cancer Alliance and a test of our ability to bring people together as part of the maturing partnership arrangements across Humber, Coast and Vale. We passed the test with flying colours. More than 150 … Read more