FRIARAGE SWITCHBOARD TECHNICAL ISSUES

If you are trying to contact the Friarage hospital main switchboard on 01609 779911, they are currently experiencing   intermittent technical problems with this line.  Please call James Cook University hospital switch board on 01642 850850 where staff are available to help.   We will update on any further information as we receive it.
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Help celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS and join local GPs at a future care planning workshop

Members of the public across Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby areas are reminded to join a local GP-led workshop which looks at ways to help patients, their family members and friends, plan for the future. At the same event, a special cake will be cut in celebration of the 70 th birthday of the NHS. NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning group (the...
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GP practices from across the country to become 'veteran friendly'

NHS England release: GPs are signing up to become ‘veteran friendly’ under a new national scheme to improve medical care and treatment for former members of the armed services that has been backed by NHS England and the Royal College of GPs. Practices can qualify  for veteran friendly status by offering extra support for ex-military personnel who may face additional challenges...
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Notice of next CCG Governing Body meeting – Thursday 24 May 2018

The next Governing Body meeting for NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG) will take place on Thursday 24 May 2018 from 1.30pm at MCC Studio, Margaret Cope Centre ( changed from Hilda Room ), Sneaton Castle, Castle Road, Whitby, YO21 3QN. The meeting, which is open to members of the public to observe only, will hear reports about the progress of...
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Local health commissioner shares the latest on their financial position

Earlier this year, local health commissioners, NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG) announced a predicted deficit (overspend) for the financial year ending 31 March 2018. Since then, the CCG, along with others has been involved in discussions with NHS England who asked that a ‘capacity and capability review’ of the organisation was...
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Funding awarded for improved mental health services for new and expectant mums in North Yorkshire

NHS Harrogate and Rural District CCG release: The three North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have been successful in securing funding for perinatal mental health as part of a £23 million national scheme announced by NHS England on 8 May. This money will enable enhanced specialist community mental health services for new and expectant mums within North Yorkshire. ...
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Bank holiday opening times spring & summer


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First round of funding for new Catterick health campus approved

The local NHS clinical commissioning group (CCG) has received approval for funding needed to support the production of a business case for a new Catterick Integrated Care Campus. NHS England has agreed to provide £317,000 in order for NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG (the CCG) and the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to develop a joint business case which would potentially lead...
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Join a local NHS workshop and help plan for your future

REVISED TIMINGS - Join a local NHS workshop and help plan for your future Members of the public across Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby areas are invited to join a GP-led workshop which looks at ways to help you, your family members and friends to plan for the future. NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning group (the CCG) which buys...
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Practice nurses recognised at prestigious awards

Karen Hill from Mayford House Surgery, Northallerton and Joanne Iveson from Central Dales Practice, Hawes received awards in recognition of their services at the recent General Practice Nurse Awards 2018. There were 64 nominations in total across eight categories; three people were chosen from each category to attend the awards ceremony held on 5 March. This is a commendable achievement...
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Local people encouraged to join a network to learn more about health services

People living in or registered with a GP practice in Hambleton, Richmondshire or Whitby areas are encouraged to join a free network to learn more about local health services. Local health body, NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has a statutory responsibility to encourage patient and public involvement when buying new, or looking to...
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Notice of Extraordinary Governing Body meeting – Thursday 26 April

An Extraordinary Governing Body meeting for NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG) will take place on Thursday 26 April 2018 from 4pm until 4.30pm in Boardroom 2, CCG Offices, Civic Centre, Stone Cross, Northallerton DL6 2UU. The formal meeting, which is open to members of the public to observe, has been called to agree the CCG’s financial and...
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CCG statement on new NHS England guidance for some medicines

Following the recent publication of  NHS England's guidance on  curbing prescriptions for ‘over the counter’ medicines , CCG Chief Officer, Janet Probert said:  “The NHS England report and its recommendations are very much in line with the CCG’s recommendations and advice to GP practices in recent years. While GPs are an invaluable source, it is not necessary to see them...
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CCG granted a new level of NHS commissioning

Our CCG has recently applied for, and been granted by NHS England, a higher level of commissioning. This new level of commissioning known as ‘level 3, delegated commissioning’ is an opportunity for our CCG to take on full responsibility for the commissioning of general practice services. The new level of commissioning will see the CCG take on further responsibility...
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NHS England frees up millions of pounds which could be used for frontline services

NHS England has today  published guidance  to free up to almost £100 million for frontline care each year by curbing prescriptions for ‘over the counter’ medicines such as those for constipation and athletes foot. Curbing routine prescribing for minor, short-term conditions, many of which will cure themselves or cause no long term effect on health, will free up NHS funds for...
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CCG statement on the Lambert Hospital site, Thirsk

Janet Probert, Chief Officer of NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG) said: “The CCG previously looked at options for the redevelopment of the Lambert Hospital site prior to transferring it back to NHS property Services who own the property. We were disappointed that we were unable to come up with an affordable solution. “The CCG has...
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Notice of Joint Commissioning of Primary Care Committee meeting

Tuesday 3 April 2018 3.15pm – 5pm NHS Boardroom 2, Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG, Civic Centre, Stone Cross, Northallerton DL6 2UU   NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS England are holding a Joint Commissioning of Primary Care Committee meeting on Tuesday 3 April 2018.   Linda Lloyd, Chair of the...
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Easter pharmacy opening times

  Pharmacy   Address   Town   Postcode   Phone   M A S Provider Friday 30.03.2018 Sunday ...
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Notice of next CCG Governing Body meeting – Thursday 22 March 2018

The next Governing Body meeting for NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG) will take place on Thursday 22 March 2018 from 1.30pm at Innovate, Chartermark Way, Colburn Business Park, Colburn DL9 4QJ. The meeting, which is open to members of the public to observe only, will hear reports about the progress of specific initiatives being led by the...
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Local NHS improves access to courses for diabetes patients

Patients from Hambleton and Richmondshire areas with type 2 diabetes now have better access to educational courses thanks to the local NHS and extra funding.   The local NHS clinical commissioning group is investing in a local course, ‘Diabetes Today’ which was written and developed by Diabetes Dietitian, Elaine Gill who is based at the Friarage Hospital, Northallerton.  ...
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