NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s Chief Nurse has paid tribute to nursing colleagues across the county. On International Nurses Day – marked annually on the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale – Sue Peckitt says nurses in GP surgeries, hospitals and in the community have been “extraordinary” over the last 12 months. “This…

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With more people receiving their Covid-19 vaccinations every day, there’s reason to be optimistic about reduced rates of COVID-19 in our communities. However, NHS North Yorkshire and NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are asking people to continue to follow government guidance closely at each stage of the roadmap, even after their vaccinations.…

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With World Immunisation Week underway NHS North Yorkshire and Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are reminding patients about the importance of vaccinations and keeping yourself protected. World Immunisation Week – celebrated every year in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages…

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The successful rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines across York and North Yorkshire is expanding to include everyone aged over 60 and people with underlying health conditions. The push to protect people from the virus is moving into the next phase following the successful first stage targeting the top four priority groups – those aged 70…

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