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Autism assessments for children and young people in Scarborough and Ryedale go online

10 Aug 2020

A new online assessment model has been developed by autism experts at The Retreat York so they can continue to assess children and young people – without families being asked to attend face-to-face appointments during the Covid-19 pandemic. The autism assessment service for children in Scarborough and Ryedale (associated with GP practices in the former…

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NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group begins search for Go-To mental health champions

05 Aug 2020

NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has begun a search to recruit Go-To mental health Champions. The Champions’ role will involve promoting The Go-To mental health website (, launched by NHS North Yorkshire CCG earlier in the summer to help children and young people, and playing an active part in developing fresh content. The…

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GP Patient Survey 2020: North Yorkshire practices perform better than the national average on every indicator

29 Jul 2020

Most patients in North Yorkshire rate their GP practice higher than in the rest of the country, according to new data released by NHS England. The GP Patient Survey was completed by 6,367 people in the NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) area and in almost every indicator, practices, as a whole, performed above…

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Health and Care Partnership appeals for public support to help ensure services resume safely and promptly

28 Jul 2020

NHS and council organisations in Humber, Coast and Vale are appealing for the public’s help as they work together to increase the availability of health and care services, which were restricted, relocated or paused during the coronavirus outbreak. At the outset of the pandemic, health and care professionals including hospital teams, GPs, health visitors and…

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GP video consultations soar in North Yorkshire during coronavirus pandemic, as doctors encourage patients worried about their health not to put off making an appointment

24 Jul 2020

The number of GP patient appointments in North Yorkshire and York carried out using video consulting has soared during the coronavirus pandemic. NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Vale of York CCG say doctors in the area have been involved in more than 17,500 virtual consultations with patients over the last four…

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£2.7 million upgrade to Glebe House Surgery will create an integrated healthcare hub in the heart of Bedale

06 Jul 2020

Today (July 6) marks the start of a £2.7 million investment in healthcare facilities in Bedale. The project will develop the existing Glebe House Surgery, located on Firby Road, into an integrated healthcare hub for residents of Bedale and the surrounding areas. Construction is due to take 64 weeks and will include a 500 square…

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Patients in North Yorkshire encouraged to access their surgery via the NHS App or GP services online

02 Jul 2020

Patients in North Yorkshire and York can now access a wide range of medical advice and help from their GP surgery through a laptop or smartphone – without needing to visit their practice in person or wait on the phone. The free NHS App – together with the GP practice online service – can be…

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NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) advises public to not forget social distancing guidance

02 Jul 2020

NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group is calling on local people to continue to be cautious in their response to the coronavirus pandemic. This is after the Prime Minister’s latest announcement relaxing lockdown guidance. Dr Peter Billingsley, the CCG lead for vulnerable people said  “We understand the lifting of lockdown restrictions will come as very…

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Save the Date for Annual General Meeting

29 Jun 2020

Members of the public are invited to the NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will take place virtually on Tuesday 25 August from 5.00pm. The event will include: Updates from the CCG’s Governing Body members, including Amanda Bloor, Accountable Officer and Charles Parker GP, Clinical Chair Presentation of 2019/20…

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NHS North Yorkshire CCG supports Safeguarding Week

26 Jun 2020

#TellUsYourConcerns is the message coming out from organisations across North Yorkshire during this year’s Safeguarding Week (22-26 June). And today (26 June), mental health is in the spotlight. Scarborough GP and NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s clinical lead for vulnerable people, Dr Peter Billingsley, says it is important people speak up if they are…

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