Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership launches Health Equity Fellowship for colleagues

The Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership has today (24 November) launched its first-ever Health Equity Fellowship Programme. The programme aims to give applicants enhanced skills to improve population health and reduce inequalities in their organisations and communities. The fellowship is open to all colleagues working across health, social care, local authority, and … Read more

Three children win NHS drawing competition to celebrate its 75th anniversary

A nine-year-old girl from Barton-upon-Humber, one of three winners of a drawing competition to mark the 75th anniversary of the NHS, says the NHS saved her parents’ lives. Sophia H entered the NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) contest, together with more than 350 other young people. Her poignant iPad artwork was … Read more

Blog: Allied Health Professionals Day 2023

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) celebrated their 6th annual AHPs’ Day on 14 October 2023. AHP Day is a yearly occasion for AHPs in England and now internationally to unite and revel in their contribution. AHP Day offers a platform to spotlight the remarkable impact AHPs have on the delivery of care. The Humber and North … Read more

Humber and North Yorkshire Nuffield Research Placement students win special award

Two St Mary’s College students have won a special award at the Yorkshire and Humber Nuffield Research Placement Awards for their research work whilst on placement at the Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB). The ICB’s Best Place to Work team hosted two students over the summer to work as part of the … Read more

Blog: Unveiling potential – The impact of Role Emerging Placements (REP)

By Hanan Harb, LEAP Project Manager In the journey of life, there are moments when we find ourselves at a crossroads, uncertain about our path ahead. It’s during these times we discover the incredible power of role-emerging placements – a transformative experience that not only moulds our careers but also touches the depths of our … Read more

York set to host its first multicultural health festival

The city of York is set to experience its first multicultural health festival later this month with the York Health Mela. The brand-new festival, which aims to address health inequalities in marginalised communities, will take place on Sunday 24 September at the York Art Gallery in Museum Gardens. The word mela means ‘meeting’ or ‘gathering’ … Read more

Blog: Enabling Innovation in Health and Social Care – Could this be the USP of Integrated Care Systems?

Dr Jacqueline Andrews, Humber and North Yorkshire Lead for Innovation, Research and Improvement Most agree that health and social care innovation is critical to improving patients’ and citizens’ quality of care and health and wellbeing outcomes. Where there is less agreement is where, in the never-ending challenges of funding and capacity, our appetite to prioritise … Read more

Switching to vapes would save NHS half a billion pounds, study claims

A major study says the NHS in England would save more than £500 million a year if half of England’s adult smokers switched from cigarettes to vapes. In Humber and North Yorkshire it’s estimated around £82 million a year is spent by the NHS on treating smoking-related illness, with an additional £43.6 million in social … Read more