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Health and Care Partnership secures £16m investment to improve hospital A&E departments in Humber, Coast and Vale

Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership has secured £16million to upgrade hospital A&E departments across the region to help respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and winter pressures. The government has awarded the money to the Partnership this year (2020/21) to improve A&E department facilities and capacity at York Hospital, Hull Royal Infirmary, Scarborough … Read more

School encourages Hull and East Yorkshire companies to offer suicide prevention training to staff

Staff and students at Hull Collegiate School are encouraging businesses in Hull and East Yorkshire to offer suicide prevention training to staff, as part of a campaign by local NHS and council organisations launched on Word Suicide Prevention Day (10th September). The #TalkSuicide campaign encourages people to complete a FREE 20-minute suicide prevention training programme, … Read more

Humber Bridge coronavirus testing extended to include care home residents and staff, as well as over 65s with symptoms

More people are now eligible for COVID-19 testing at the Humber Bridge car park after eligibility was extended to include care home staff and residents, people aged 65 and over, and those who need to leave home to work. The extended eligibility means that care home staff and residents with our without symptoms of COVID-19 … Read more

Free online mental health support service launched to help children and young people in Hull, East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire

A free online mental health and emotional wellbeing support service has been launched to help children and young people living in Hull, East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. People aged between 11 and 25 in these areas can now register to use Kooth, a free, anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing service which can be accessed … Read more

Special delivery! New maternity website launches in Humber, Coast and Vale

A new website which serves as a comprehensive online guide to pregnancy, giving birth and beyond has launched in Humber, Coast and Vale. The Humber, Coast and Vale Local Maternity System has created www.humbercoastandvalematernity.org.uk to support people who are thinking about having children, who are already pregnant or who have recently had a baby. The … Read more

Prescribing of over-the-counter medicines in changing in Humber, Coast and Vale

GPs in Humber, Coast and Vale will no longer usually prescribe medicines that patients can buy over-the-counter for a range of minor health concerns, including hay fever, coughs and colds, aches and pains and sunburn. Patients are instead encouraged to visit their local pharmacy for advice and treatments. There’s no need to make an appointment … Read more

Every Mum Matters: New mental health awareness campaign for new and expectant mums

A newly-launched campaign is encouraging new and expectant mums in parts of Yorkshire and the Humber region to look after their mental health. The Every Mum Matters campaign www.everymummatters.com launched across Hull and East Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire today (Monday, 29th April), which also marks the start of Maternal Mental Health Matters … Read more