In the wake of rising numbers of Covid-19 cases, it’s more important than ever to learn from the changes we have already made in response to the pandemic and use this learning to shape how we provide care in the future to ensure we can continue to provide the best possible care

Regular readers of the Partnership’s blog series will know that as coronavirus become prevalent in the UK, the Clinical and Professional Leaders’ Group commissioned a report to capture the many changes and innovations made to health and care services in Humber, Coast and Vale in response to the pandemic. The reason for collating all these … Read more

New report celebrates ingenuity of health and care teams in responding to Covid-19 and helps services to plan for the future

When faced with rapid increase in Covid-19 cases and restrictions that were put in place to stop the spread of the virus, health and care teams across the region worked rapidly to make changes to the way they deliver services in order to keep patients and staff safe. Many of these changes are captured in … Read more

Health and Care Partnership secures £16m investment to improve hospital A&E departments in Humber, Coast and Vale

Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership has secured £16million to upgrade hospital A&E departments across the region to help respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and winter pressures. The government has awarded the money to the Partnership this year (2020/21) to improve A&E department facilities and capacity at York Hospital, Hull Royal Infirmary, Scarborough … Read more

There has never been a better time to look at how the HCV Partnership engages with the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector. This allows us to build on the strong partnerships we have already achieved and look at what we can do together in the future

One of the key legacies of the Covid-19 response across the Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership has been the role of the voluntary and community sector. In each of our six places, the voluntary and community sector has been integral to the response to our most vulnerable communities. The work they have … Read more

School encourages Hull and East Yorkshire companies to offer suicide prevention training to staff

Staff and students at Hull Collegiate School are encouraging businesses in Hull and East Yorkshire to offer suicide prevention training to staff, as part of a campaign by local NHS and council organisations launched on Word Suicide Prevention Day (10th September). The #TalkSuicide campaign encourages people to complete a FREE 20-minute suicide prevention training programme, … Read more

Millers Fish & Chips encourages North Yorkshire companies to offer suicide prevention training to staff

A York-based fish and chip restaurant is encouraging other businesses in York and North Yorkshire to offer suicide prevention training to staff, as part of a campaign by local NHS and council organisations launched on Word Suicide Prevention Day (10th September). The #TalkSuicide campaign encourages people to complete a FREE 20-minute suicide prevention training programme, … Read more

I feel very strongly that we must transform how acute services are provided which is why the Humber Acute Services Review is such an important priority to me.

I am really proud to be the Chair of the Humber Acute Services Review, a dynamic and forward-thinking programme, providing local NHS trusts and clinical commissioning groups with a real opportunity to transform the way we have worked together in the past and plan services in the future that really do make a difference to … Read more

Much has happened over the past four months so now feels like a good time to take stock and see what we have achieved during this time, and how we have further developed as an ICS

This week (Friday, to be precise) marks four months since we made the public announcement that the Partnership had become an integrated care system (ICS). The announcement on 4th May came at a time when health and social care colleagues in Humber, Coast and Vale were working around the clock to respond to Covid-19, so … Read more