Better record-sharing improves healthcare for Humber patients

Patients across the Humber are benefiting from more joined-up healthcare thanks to the roll-out of a new initiative to share information between NHS providers. Healthcare professionals can now see up-to-date information about their patients, even if they’ve been treated somewhere else. That’s because the two main patient record systems used across the region (EMIS Web … Read more

Patient views needed: Humber-based stroke, neurology and complex rehabilitation hospital services

Current and former patients are being asked to help shape the future of Humber-based stroke, neurology and complex rehabilitation hospital services. They are encouraged to come along to patient focus groups being held in Hull and Scunthorpe in March to share their experiences of using stroke, neurology or complex rehabilitation services in the Humber region. … Read more

#TalkSuicide campaign encourages people to complete short online suicide prevention training

The Humber, Coast and Vale Mental Health Partnership has launched the #TalkSuicide campaign to encourage people across the region to complete a free 20-minute online suicide prevention training programme. The #TalkSuicide campaign urges people in the Humber, Coast and Vale region to visit www.talksuicide.co.uk to complete the video-based training, so they can learn life-saving skills … Read more

Views of cardiology or critical care patients sought

Current and former patients are being asked to help shape the future of Humber-based hospital cardiology and critical care services. They are encouraged to share their views at patient focus group events being held in Grimsby and Willerby in late January. The Grimsby patient focus group takes place on Monday, 28th January 2019 (9.30am-11.30am) at … Read more

Boost for Mental Health Services Over Winter

Health organisations in Humber, Coast and Vale will receive extra mental health funding totalling more than £165,000 this winter. Eight bids from across the region were successful in attracting further funding from NHS England to offer additional mental health services to help reduce pressure on A&E. The total extra mental health winter allocation comes to … Read more