Next Governing Body meeting for NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG

The next Governing Body meeting for NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will take place on Thursday 27 March in Colburn. Full details as follows: When: 10am – 12noon, Thursday 27 March 2014 Where: Coverdale Suite Innovate, Chartermark Way, Colburn Business Park, Colburn, Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire DL9 4QJ The meeting, which is open to...
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March bank holiday Pharmacy opening times 2016

The full timetable can be downloaded  here   Pharmacy name Address  Town Postcode           Telephone           25 March 2016 27 March 2016 28 March 2016 Boots UK Ltd Unit 4, Princes Gate ...
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CCG runs workshop to help North Yorkshire students manage stress

On Friday 4 March, NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (HRW CCG) held a number of stress-reducing workshops for young people at the 2016 North Yorkshire Rock Challenge event. Hosted by North Yorkshire Police, the Rock Challenge is a dance, drama and production event combining health, life skills and creative thinking. Introduced in 1996, the aim of the event...
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CCG response to Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee Meeting held on 14 March 2014

Dr Vicky Pleydell, Clinical Chief Officer of Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), said: “We would like to thank the North Yorkshire Scrutiny of Health Committee for their support and guidance. We are particularly grateful for their comments and praise of our public consultation and the confidence they had in the process we followed. It is also encouraging...
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CCG statement on the weekend closure for short-stay paediatric assessment unit at the Friarage Hospital

Janet Probert, Chief Officer at NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (HRW CCG), said: “The Short-stay Paediatric Assessment Unit (SSPAU) opened in October 2014 and as a CCG, we agreed that South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust would review its activity over the course of the year. “Following the review, a recommendation was made by South Tees Hospitals...
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Humber NHS Foundation Trust commence services in Whitby and the surrounding area

Today (Tuesday 1 March 2016), Humber NHS Foundation Trust officially become the new provider of community and out of hours services in Whitby and the surrounding area. NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (HRW CCG) and Humber NHS Foundation Trust have been working very closely for a number of months to ensure a smooth changeover with as little disruption to...
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Public invited to discuss access to GP services

NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (HRW CCG) is inviting members of the public to attend local focus group sessions in order to gather public opinion on access to GP services. The focus groups will involve open-ended questions for group discussion as well as group activities. Refreshments will also be provided. Janet Probert, Chief Officer for HRW CCG said:...
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Notice of Joint Commissioning of Primary Care Committee meeting - Tuesday 01/03/2016

Tuesday 1 March 2016 3pm, Main Committee Room, Hambleton District Council, Civic Centre, Stonecross, Northallerton DL6 2UU NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (HRW CCG) and NHS England are holding a Joint Commissioning of Primary Care Committee meeting on Tuesday 1 March 2016 at 3pm in the Main Committee Room, Hambleton District Council, Civic Centre,...
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Notice of HRW CCG Patient Congress Event – 18 February 2016

NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (HRW CCG) is inviting members of the public to attend the first Patient Congress for 2016 at Northallerton Town Hall on Thursday, 18 February from 9.30am-12noon. The HRW CCG Patient Congress is a forum to bring together members of the CCG’s Health Engagement Network and representatives from local GP Practice...
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HRW CCG takes the ‘Breathe 2025’ pledge for a smoke-free Yorkshire and the Humber

The new NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (HRW CCG) Chief Officer, Janet Probert, has pledged her personal support and that of the CCG, to the campaign ‘Breathe 2025’. The campaign aims to see the next generation of children born and raised in a place of clean air, free from tobacco and where smoking has become an unusual activity. The campaign is calling...
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Notice of next Governing Body meeting – Thursday 28 January

The next Governing Body meeting for NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will take place on Thursday 28 January from 10am at Community Room, Green Lane Centre, Green Lane, Whitby YO22 4EH. The meeting, which is open to members of the public to observe, will hear reports about the progress of specific initiatives being led by the CCG as well as...
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Ground-breaking clinical event takes over Hambleton and Richmondshire

For the first time, clinicians and health care professionals across Hambleton and Richmondshire attended a Clinical Summit event to discuss patient care and better ways of working in health and social care. This unique event was launched by the Fit 4 the Future Transformation Board, made up of a partnership between NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (HRW...
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Act FAST: Recognise the symptoms of a stroke

Stroke is a ‘brain attack’ caused by a disturbance to the blood supply to the brain. Stroke is the third biggest cause of death in the UK, accounting for 10% of deaths (more than 45,000) each year, and the largest single cause of severe disability. Being seen early after the onset is crucial to the effectiveness of stroke treatments. This applies to those with either ischaemic or...
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Debate launches this week on meeting the future health and social care needs of older people in Hambleton and Richmondshire

Debate launches this week on meeting the future health and social care needs of older people in Hambleton and Richmondshire This week sees the start of a series of public forums for people across Hambleton and Richmondshire to discuss the future of local health and social care for older people. NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (HRW CCG) has developed a...
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Advice following hoax cancer diagnosis email

It has come to the CCG’s attention that an e-mail suggesting a cancer diagnosis following blood testing by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) may have been sent to patients in the Scarborough and Ryedale area.  It has been confirmed that the email has not been sent by NICE. NICE is taking the relevant steps to stop the email and to reassure patients. ...
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Public invited to share experiences about local mental health services

Two new ‘drop-in’ surgeries for users of local Mental Health Services to share their experiences and suggest service improvements are taking place during March in Northallerton and Richmond. The surgeries, which will be facilitated by staff from Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (HRW CCG) and Lay Governors of Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust...
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Debate launched on meeting the future health and social care needs of older people in Hambleton and Richmondshire

A series of public forums are being held in March and April for people across Hambleton and Richmondshire to discuss the future of local health and social care for older people. NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (HRW CCG) has developed a Vision and Case for Change which sets the scene for how open debate will influence the priorities for developing health...
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CCG position statement - children's and maternity services at The Friarage Hospital

Dr Vicky Pleydell, Clinical Chief Officer at NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group said: “The CCG has a legal duty under the NHS Constitution to commission high quality, safe services and we are committed to ensuring a transparent and open process is followed. As such we have engaged widely with the local population to ensure we talk to them about the challenges...
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Specialists appointed to carry out Estates options appraisal for Whitby Hospital

20 February 2013 Community Ventures Management Ltd has been appointed to provide a specialist Estates options appraisal for Whitby Hospital and other community facilities, as part of the next step in Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group’s (HRW CCG) Fit 4 the Future plans in Whitby and the surrounding area. Community Ventures provide a comprehensive range of...
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Future model announced for children’s and maternity services at The Friarage Hospital, Northallerton

NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has today published its plans for the future of children’s and maternity services at The Friarage Hospital. Following a three month public consultation process, and rigorous clinical reviews, the CCG’s Council of Members (a representative from each GP practice in the area) voted unanimously in favour of Option 1 which...
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