Perinatal mental health staff complete specialist training to identify patients suffering from domestic abuse

Health and care professionals working in community perinatal mental health teams across Humber, Coast and Vale have completed specialist training to help them identify patients who might be suffering from domestic abuse. According to a report by the UN, cases of domestic abuse have increased by 20% worldwide during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, as many … Read more

To celebrate the amazing work of our incredible digital teams, we are hosting a number of online webinars to share our digital success stories and provide insight into how they benefit our patients

What a year 2020 has been! The Covid-19 pandemic has been brutal with huge suffering to many and a challenging and testing time for our region, staff and patients. Nevertheless, the Humber, Coast and Vale Digital Programme has managed to lead the way with a number of exciting innovations, products and services for our patients. … Read more

Humber, Coast and Vale exceeds Government Apprenticeship target with hundreds of traineeships delivered across health and social care

The Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership has surpassed the Government’s target for recruiting apprentices in 2020 – which has led to the recruitment of an extra 110 trainee health and care professionals in our area. The Government’s Apprenticeship Levy, which was first introduced in 2018, sets public sector organisations the target of … Read more

Our commitment to apprenticeships is helping to attract many more into health and care careers as well as providing further talent opportunities for existing staff across Humber, Coast and Vale

In July 2020, NHS England published the People Plan, setting out ambitions around workforce, whilst focussing efforts on “rapid” recruitment across all health and care roles and professions. I warmly welcomed the plan, setting out our targets up to March 2021 and reflecting the incredible effort of staff across the Humber, Coast and Vale partnership, … Read more

Electronic system to improve patients’ end of life care shared nationally as best practice

Details of an electronic system supporting people who are receiving end of life care in the Humber, Coast and Vale Care Partnership area, have been published nationally, to share with other health and care organisations as best practice. The Electronic Palliative Care Co-ordination System (EPaCCS) is a palliative care shared record, which enables different health … Read more

It’s no great secret that we are facing one of our toughest ever winters. This is why I wanted to send a message of thanks and encouragement to all health and care staff across Humber, Coast and Vale

Monday, 23rd March 2020 is a date which will live in infamy, to borrow a phrase from former US President Franklin D Roosevelt. It’s the day when the UK went into the first national lockdown in a bid to control the spread of coronavirus. While President Roosevelt’s Infamy speech signalled United States’ involvement in World … Read more