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Open letter to GP patients in York and North Yorkshire

09 Apr 2020

NHS North Yorkshire CCG and NHS Vale of York CCG, together with the local LMC, have written an open letter to patients outlining how GP practices will be working together through the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The letter says: “Our approach sees GP practices working together in a new way. We are ‘clustering together’ to form…

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Doctors’ surgeries and community pharmacies – Easter arrangements in North Yorkshire

09 Apr 2020

GP practices in North Yorkshire are refining their opening hours over the four-day Easter bank holiday weekend to ensure help is available for those who need it during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic – while encouraging people who are well to “Stay at Home, Protect the NHS and Save Lives”. Primary Care – Many doctors’ surgeries…

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Pharmacy Easter Bank Holiday opening times in North Yorkshire

09 Apr 2020

You can find details of Pharmacy opening times for the Scarborough and Ryedale and Hambleton Richmondshire and Whitby locality in this document. Information on Pharmacy opening times in the Harrogate and Rural District locality please click here.

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NHS and local councils work together to ensure care for the most vulnerable during COVID-19 uutbreak

09 Apr 2020

The NHS and local councils in North Yorkshire and York are working together to ensure that support is provided for the most at risk patients during the COVID-19 outbreak. Last month the NHS began writing to patients considered ‘very high risk’ of severe illness from coronavirus (COVID-19) because of an underlying health condition to provide…

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MIU, Whitby Hospital – statement from Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

06 Apr 2020

As a response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, we (Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust) will be temporarily reducing the hours of the Minor Injuries Unit at Whitby Hospital. The opening hours were previously 8am – 8pm, and will change to 8am – 6.30pm from Monday 6 April, 2020. This is made necessary in order to relocate…

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Open letter to GP patients in North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups

02 Apr 2020

As a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak, primary care is facing unprecedented demands on its services. In addition, we are also facing substantial staffing shortages due to those needing to self-isolate in line with current guidance. We understand that many people will be feeling anxious and uncertain in these challenging times. In response to…

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