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Pilot scheme to tackle sleep problems in children and young people begins to have an impact

17 Sep 2020

Doctors are hailing the impact of a sleep support service, commissioned to help tackle persistent sleeping problems among children and young people in Scarborough, parts of Ryedale and Whitby. The 12-month pilot project was set up by the former NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)* and launched earlier this year. Families living in…

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North Yorkshire residents who need Covid-19 tests urged to book on-line

16 Sep 2020

There is clear evidence that Covid-19 cases are on the rise nationally and in North Yorkshire and demand has been high for Covid-19 tests locally over recent days. The North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and health and care partners would like to thank local residents for doing the right thing and getting tested when…

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Wellbeing support available in Scarborough and Ryedale schools

10 Sep 2020

NHS staff are working in local schools and colleges to provide mental health and emotional wellbeing advice and support to staff and students. Wellbeing in mind teams from Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, which provides mental health and learning disabilities services across North Yorkshire and York, are working with education establishments in…

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Go-To mental health support website for children and young people returning to school and college

08 Sep 2020

Clinical leaders in North Yorkshire are encouraging children and young people who are returning to the classroom this week “not to suffer in silence” if they feel anxious and overwhelmed. The The Go-To mental health support website ( – developed by NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) – has a raft of useful information…

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Simon Cox appointed Executive Programme Director for East Coast Service Review

04 Sep 2020

NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (YFT) are delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Cox as Executive Programme Director for the East Coast Service Review. In this role Simon will lead significant transformation work that is emerging from the review on behalf of the healthcare system. This…

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North Yorkshire and York residents reassured that they will be vaccinated against the flu

03 Sep 2020

With flu season fast approaching, NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group, along with local authorities want to reassure eligible patients that they will get their free NHS flu vaccination this year – and health partners are working together to ensure people in high risk groups get vaccinated.…

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North Yorkshire and York NHS services on Bank Holiday Monday 31 August 2020

28 Aug 2020

If you or someone you live with has coronavirus symptoms (new continuous cough OR fever OR loss of / change in smell or taste): Get a test to check if you have coronavirus as soon as possible. This can be done by visiting Stay at home and do not have visitors until you get…

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North Yorkshire Pharmacy opening hours – August Bank Holiday

27 Aug 2020

While some community pharmacy services will be available, not all pharmacies will be open. Please check the NHS website ( to find the nearest pharmacy to you which is open. Please note, many GP practices in North Yorkshire will also be closed on Bank Holiday Monday. If your practice is closed, you may be re-directed…

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Whitby Hospital renovation continues to progress throughout COVID-19 pandemic

21 Aug 2020

The £13 million renovation of Whitby Community Hospital which began in March is now well under way and progressing to schedule following some changes due to the coronavirus pandemic. Sonia Rafferty, Service Manager at Whitby Hospital, said: “We have been through some very challenging times due to COVID-19, but the team has been amazing. We…

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Annual General Meeting is open to the public

19 Aug 2020

Members of the public are invited to the Annual General Meeting of NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) on Tuesday 25 August. The event will be hosted virtually and will begin at 5pm. The event will cover the work of the three separate North Yorkshire CCGs from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020…

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