New NHS North Yorkshire CCG is launched

NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG has now been disestablished and - together with NHS Harrogate and Rural District CCG and NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG - replaced by NHS North Yorkshire CCG. For more information visit: https://www.northyorkshireccg.nhs.uk/

Health charity launched to give extra comfort to patients in new community beds

A small charity has been launched to provide extra comfort and support for patients who are admitted to the new community NHS beds known as “step-up/step-down beds”.    Following a public consultation carried out by NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG) last year, a number of beds were introduced across Hambleton and Richmondshire for...
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Stands confirmed for local health services marketplace event

Members of the public across Hambleton, Richmondshire, Whitby and the surrounding area are invited to learn more about the work of their local health services at an open marketplace event and formal Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 27 June 2017. The doors will open from 2pm where there will be an open marketplace event. Stands with information have been confirmed for Sustainability...
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Mental wellbeing advice following the Manchester Arena incident

This guidance is aimed at anyone exposed to the incident at Manchester Arena that took place on 22 May 2017. The emotional effects will be felt by survivors, bereaved families, friends, emergency services, health care workers and the general public. If you witnessed or lost someone in the attack you will most certainly have a strong reaction. Reactions are likely to be strongest in those...
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Discover local health services at NHS marketplace event and AGM

Members of the public across Hambleton, Richmondshire, Whitby and the surrounding area are invited to learn more about the work of their local health services at an open marketplace event and formal annual general meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 27 June 2017. The doors will open from 2pm where there will be an open marketplace event to find out more about the work of local healthcare service...
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Public asked to be patient with GP services and use NHS services wisely as IT systems come back online

GP practices across Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby areas will be open as usual on Monday 15 May.  However many are still bringing their IT and clinical systems back on-line following the cyber-attack, which took place on Friday 12 May 2017 and affected many organisations around the world.   Some practices will not yet have full access to patient records, prescriptions,...
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Notice of next CCG Governing Body meeting – Thursday 25 May 2017

The next Governing Body meeting for NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG) will take place on Thursday 25 May 2017 from 1.30pm at Evolution Business Centre, 6 County Business Park, Darlington Rd, Northallerton DL6 2NQ. The meeting, which is open to members of the public to observe only, will hear reports about the progress of specific initiatives...
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Local communities invited to take part in mental health services engagement events

The NHS in Hambleton and Richmondshire is asking for suggestions for improving mental health services for adults and older people. NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and the main provider of mental health services, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) are holding two public engagement events on 10 and 11 May to discuss adult and...
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Notice of Joint Commissioning of Primary Care Committee meeting

Tuesday 11 April 2017 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 11 April 2017.   Linda Lloyd, Chair of the...
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New end of life care service for Hambleton and Richmondshire

As of 3 April 2017 a new service will launch thanks to a partnership between NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG), Herriot Hospice Homecare, St Teresa’s Hospice, terminal illness charity, Marie Curie, and South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. End of life care across Hambleton and Richmondshire was previously provided under a service called...
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Joint Statement on the Friarage Hospital A&E

Following some media reports, local health commissioners, NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG) and service provider, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (STHFT) have released a statement on the A&E department at the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton. Dr Charles Parker, Clinical Chair of the CCG, said: “We can absolutely confirm that...
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Easter 2017 pharmacy opening times

  A list of local pharmacy opening and closing times over the Easter period: Download these details
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Local health organisation welcomes new lead for patient involvement

A health group responsible for planning and purchasing a vast majority of health services across Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby areas has appointed a new lead for patient and public involvement.  NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has appointed Whitby area resident, Linda Lloyd as Lay Member of the Governing Body with a Lead for Patient and...
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Notice of next CCG Governing Body meeting – Thursday 23 March 2017

The next Governing Body meeting for NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG) will take place on Thursday 23 March 2017 from 1.30pm at Catterick Leisure Centre, Gough Road, Catterick Garrison DL9 3EL.   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...
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New North Yorkshire school mental health and wellbeing service to launch in April

A new mental health and wellbeing service is launching in North Yorkshire, thanks to a partnership between the local NHS and North Yorkshire County Council.   The North Yorkshire School Mental Health and Wellbeing service will support schools to develop a whole school approach to positive mental health by delivering training to school staff and key partners, followed up by expert...
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Find out more about the Whitby Hospital remodelling project

Local people have the chance to find out more about the remodelling of the Whitby Hospital site at a drop-in session on Thursday 16 March 2017.   In January, the local NHS shared revised timescales for the project which are as follows:   Procurement of a construction partner will commence in February 2017. Indicative floor plans completed by end March 2017. ...
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Campaign launched to help reduce local NHS medicines waste

A health body which commissions health services for Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby areas is encouraging residents to help reduce NHS waste by managing prescriptions and thinking about self-care.    NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group’s (the CCG) campaign called ‘Help Save NHS Resources’ asks people to think about the cost to the local NHS...
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Coffee morning for MRI scanner appeal

A coffee morning in aid of the Friarage MRI Scanner Appeal will be held by South Tees Hospitals Charity team in Northallerton Town Hall on Wednesday 22 February from 9am to 1.30pm. Paul Watkins, South Tees Charity’s head of fundraising, said: “Our coffee mornings are a great way of supporting the scanner appeal, meeting our appeals team and enjoying some time out to relax. “Everyone...
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Local health services thanked for performance throughout winter but staff and patients urged to remain vigilant

A health body which commissions health services for Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby areas has expressed “sincerest thanks” to the local health service for providing care over the winter period, but asks staff and patients to remain vigilant.  NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has reported a positive urgent and emergency care performance over...
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Whitby Hospital remodelling project timescales refreshed after busy year

NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and partners have shared an update on the remodelling of Whitby Hospital project which includes refreshed project milestones.   These key milestones for the redevelopment of the existing hospital site are as follows:  Procurement of a construction partner will commence in February 2017 ...
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#runandtalk

Northallerton’s Neon Nights running club are supporting a week long campaign which aims to improve mental health through running. #runandtalk takes place from 28 January to 3 February and people can sign up to run one mile or further and have a chat with friends, family, colleagues or other runners whilst they are running. The campaign hopes to get people talking about mental heath,...
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