News Release

Staying safe and well this May Bank Holiday

People across Humber and North Yorkshire are being reminded to be prepared, stay safe and use the right services over the upcoming May bank holidays. With the long weekend fast approaching, NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) is encouraging residents to take proactive steps to ensure their healthcare needs are met. The … Read more

Humber and North Yorkshire communities urged to offer thoughts on urgent care and NHS 111

Residents across Humber and North Yorkshire are being reminded there is still time to have their say on accessing urgent care and NHS 111. Over the last month, NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) has been speaking to local communities and gathering feedback to better understand how people access urgent but non-life-threatening … Read more

Lincolnshire man’s eight-stone weight loss journey: ‘I feel like a totally different person and have a great zest for life’

A man from Waltham in north-east Lincolnshire has spoken of losing almost eight stone during a 12-week weight management programme. John Fawcett, 57, weighed 126.2kg when he became type 2 diabetic. He was overweight and often felt tired during the day. He became a grandad for the first time which made him want to lose … Read more

No clues campaign: Encouraging free blood pressure checks

The Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership is supporting a new campaign to encourage people over the age of 40 to get a free blood pressure check at their local pharmacy. High blood pressure, or hypertension, rarely has noticeable symptoms. But if untreated, it increases the risk of serious problems such as heart … Read more

Free NHS Health Kiosks dispatched in York to improve community health

Three ‘health kiosks’ are set to be rolled out in York as part of a ground-breaking initiative to improve the health of the city’s population.  Free to use, the kiosks measure a person’s height, weight, BMI, blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen saturation.  People can then use the information and speak to a local pharmacist … Read more

Health leaders back major new childhood immunisation and vaccination campaign

Health leaders in Humber and North Yorkshire are backing a major new campaign to remind parents and carers of the risk of their children missing out on protection against serious diseases – with an urgent call to action to catch up on missed vaccinations. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) campaign has released a powerful … Read more

NHS Humber and North Yorkshire launches campaign to showcase diverse roles in GP practices

A new campaign has been launched by the NHS in Humber and North Yorkshire to showcase the different healthcare professionals working in our GP practices.  Primary care services across the country provide the first point of contact in the healthcare system and act as the ‘front door’ of the NHS.   This new campaign aims to … Read more