#CheerfortheVolunteers

    To thank those who support their community and country by volunteering, the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) are asking people to step out onto their doorstep at 8pm on Monday, 1 June to do a big cheer of thanks in lieu of most of the celebrations for Volunteers Week which can’t take … Read more

BANK HOLIDAY UPDATE

Help us help you be prepared for the bank holiday weekend Hull and East Riding residents are encouraged to ensure they are prepared for the upcoming bank holiday, Monday 25 May 2020, and reminded which NHS services will be available. Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC), out of hours GP services and some pharmacies across Hull and … Read more

What’s ‘appening? We’re on WhatsAPP!

    We’re now able to chat with you over the WhatsApp service. We’re here if you need some advice, support or even if you just need somebody to talk too. Isolation and loneliness can seriously have an impact on your mental health so it’s important to talk! Even if it’s something you see as … Read more

Campaign to help safeguard Hull’s most vulnerable children

  A campaign has been launched by Hull City Council to encourage residents to share concerns about potentially vulnerable children and young people in their community. The campaign, which is supported by the NSPCC, is called “Worried about a child in your neighbourhood?” It will raise awareness of how residents can play their part and … Read more

HELP US HELP YOU

To help with the increased demand due to coronavirus (COVID-19), GP practices, pharmacies and Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC) across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire will remain open on the bank holiday Friday, 8 May 2020. If you need to be seen by a GP or other clinician on the bank holiday Friday, please be … Read more

JOIN THE ONLINE CONVERSATION! 

👏 Healthwatch Hull are creating an online video conversation around the current situation with COVID-19 👏   We’ve all been told to stay at home for the NHS! But how is this affecting your way of life and mental health?    We’re approaching YOU and lots of other stakeholders and service leaders to record a short video … Read more

Urgent Request For Equipment Returns

People in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire are being encouraged to return beds, mattresses and commodes as part of the ‘Hand it Back’ campaign. Due to the coronavirus pandemic NRS Healthcare are asking patients to return any large items of equipment which have been borrowed, but which are no longer in use; in … Read more

Shopping and Grocery Box Suggestions For Those Following Special Diets

UK charity ‘Vegetarian for Life’ supports older vegetarians and vegans. Self-isolation survival guide With new government guidelines asking anyone aged over 70 to self-isolate, this might be a worrying time for many. Here are some tips on preparing as best you can, and how you might still keep in touch with others during this period. Perhaps you’re … Read more

UPDATE: CHCP Therapy Services

Please be aware that referrals for CHCP therapy services (including podiatry, nutrition and dietetics, bladder and bowel, integrated falls, community rehabilitation, speech and language and stroke services) should now be made via email to CHCP.247111@nhs.net.   Do not send emails through the post, as the Care Co-ordination Centre is currently operating virtually with all staff working … Read more

Chatty Hull – Befriender Service

MIND Hull & East Yorkshire have teamed up with Absolutely Cultured and Hull City Council to offer a Chatty Hull Befriender Service. This project has been established to support local vulnerable residents in search of companionship in these uncertain times. If you’re feeling isolated or anxious as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, then you can call the … Read more

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