As I see it – the latest blog from Sue Symington

Developing the role of the ICS Chair requires equal amounts of ‘looking in’ and ‘looking out’. By ‘looking in’, I mean focussing on those matters which are important to the development of our ICS, not least the significant recruitment which seeks to shape our leadership team. This work is progressing well, and we remain on … Read more

Dry January and Mental Health

Dry January has become a recognised event in the nation’s calendar – growing each year both by those participating in the official campaigns or people informally determined to have a month of abstinence. The benefits of going ‘dry’ for a month are huge. So much coverage is given about the physical health benefits (which are … Read more

As I see it – the latest blog from Sue Symington

  Getting our message across using new ways of communicating Finding ways to communicate effectively with our partners is one of the key priorities of our Integrated Care System (ICS). We recognise that our communications must work across many channels, for many different audiences. Our Communications Team will be supporting the ICS Leadership Team to … Read more

Online support service launched across Humber, Coast and Vale to help individuals with their mental health

Online support service launched across Humber, Coast and Vale to help individuals with their mental health A free online mental health and emotional wellbeing support service has been re-launched to help individuals living across the Humber, Coast and Vale area. Originally launched back in 2021 for males across the area, the platform has now been … Read more

Every Mum Matters Campaign Seeks to Support Women with their Mental Health Before and After Child Birth

Support is being offered to women and families across the region to help with their mental health and wellbeing during pregnancy and after the birth of a child. Humber Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership’s specialist perinatal mental health team, covering Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire, and North East Lincolnshire, is re-launching … Read more

Cancer Champion programme has reached a new milestone with now more than 3,000 ‘Cancer Champions’

I am pleased to announce the Cancer Champion programme has reached a new milestone this week and there are now more than 3,000 ‘Cancer Champions’ helping to increase knowledge and support earlier diagnosis of cancer, thanks to free training provided by Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance. Early diagnosis is key to improving patient outcomes … Read more

Covid Workforce Retention Project

The Humber, Coast and Vale Workforce Consortium is currently leading a National Project for NHS England and NHS Improvement that aims to retain temporary workers in our area, particularly those that came forward to work during the pandemic. The project, led by Victoria Wilkins, has reached out to various organisations across Humber, Coast and Vale … Read more