Making general practice a better place to work

NHS England want to ensure that general practice is a great place to work. We’re investing £12m locally to support our GPs develop exciting and rewarding careers and to stay in practice. Find out more at

Hull CCG ‘outstanding’ for third year in a row

  Hull’s Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been rated as “outstanding” for a third year in a row. NHS England’s Ofsted-style evaluation recognised the city’s innovative Jean Bishop Integrated Care Centre – the UK’s first of its kind – which was opened last year by Jean Bishop, Hull’s Bee Lady. Of the 195 CCGs evaluated for leadership, financial … Read more

Number of registered patients per GP rises to almost 2,100

The average number of registered patients per GP in England has risen to 2,087 – an extra 56 people compared with last year – according to new official figures. Registered patients in England have increased by over 723,000 – or 1.2% – between July 2018 and July 2019, data from NHS Digital shows. To read … Read more


  Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership leaders welcomed the publication of a Healthwatch public engagement report ‘What would you do?’ this week. In 2018, the government announced that the NHS’ budget would be increased by £20 billion a year. In January 2019, the NHS published a long term plan which covers certain … Read more

Obesity ’causes more cases of some cancers than smoking

  New figures from Cancer Research UK show that people who are obese now outnumber people who smoke two to one in the UK*, and excess weight causes more cases of certain cancers than smoking, as the charity urges Government action to tackle obesity. Almost a third of UK adults are obese and, while smoking … Read more

Healthwatch Hull Annual Report 2018-2019

We are delighted to share our Annual Report for 2018/19. Our Annual Report gives us a chance to highlight the work we have done over the past year and to share some of the feedback from the people of Hull. We have talked with thousands of local people from communities across the city, hearing peoples … Read more

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