Vaccine hesitancy in pregnant women Despite national guidance, there is still a lot of vaccine hesitancy amongst pregnant women.  The Ask a Midwife service has seen an increasing number of messages come in from expectant mums, their partners, family and friends seeking advice and to gain reassurance that the vaccine is absolutely safe for them … Read more

The Low Calorie Diet Programme in Humber Coast and Vale shows great results, helping Type 2 Diabetes Patients make major improvements to their health.

The Humber, Coast and Vale Low Calorie Diet Programme has gone from strength to strength since launching in September 2020, helping people who are overweight and living with type 2 diabetes improve their health. Since it was established as one of 10 pilot sites, the Low Calorie Diet Programme in Humber Coast and Vale has … Read more

Building vaccine confidence: General Practitioners (GPs) across the Humber, Coast and Vale NHS share video messages in multiple languages to help build Covid vaccine confidence.

Clinical commissioning groups across the Humber, Coast and Vale NHS have come together to coordinate and promote vaccine information videos featuring local GPs. These videos promote important messages in multiple languages to improve Covid vaccine confidence, by giving factual information about the safety and effectiveness of our UK vaccines, and to dispel any vaccine myths, … Read more

We are proud to be playing our part in the national effort to protect people from coronavirus through the vaccine programme, but while we are moving quickly, this is a marathon, not a sprint

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, health and care staff have been working under tremendous pressure to continue to provide care and keep services open. We are all human, and we sometimes struggle with our emotions and feelings of burn-out. So when, on 9th December, we were able to offer the coronavirus vaccine to … 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

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

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

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