Diabetes UK Update

Diabetes UK Updates [expand title=” 2021“]  New symptoms of diabetes video   We have a brand new video to share to help raise awareness of the symptoms of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and help ensure that people are diagnosed and receive the right treatment as soon as possible. During the coronavirus pandemic it’s still … Read more

Vaccine Scams

Vaccine Scams Action Fraud is warning the public to remain vigilant as criminals begin to take advantage of the roll out of the coronavirus vaccine to commit fraud.   A new scam using texts and emails has been reported in the media. A person receives a text message saying they need to book a vaccination … Read more

Could you be a partner in NHS Specialised Commissioning?

Still time to apply for a PPV role with NHS specialised services – deadline 24 January The application deadline for Specialised Commissioning Patient Public Voice (PPV) partner roles in NHS England and NHS Improvement has been extended to Sunday 24 January, so there’s still time to apply.   You can find all current vacancies and … Read more

Chat Together

  Chat Together   New digital support group for bowel cancer patients   Chat Together is a free online support group for people living with and beyond bowel cancer. It’s a welcoming place to talk to others with bowel cancer and to meet new people. It’s a chance to share experiences in a safe, supportive … Read more

Stay Well This Winter

  Hull and East Riding GPs offer advice on how to stay well this winter Christmas and New Year can be a busy time, which makes it easy for people to miss checking on their medicine supplies. Hull and East Riding GPs are asking people to order repeat prescriptions early to make sure they have … Read more

Pharmacy Christmas Times

Pharmacy Opening Times (Over Christmas) Please find below information regarding the opening times of Pharmacies in Hull. All information was correct at the time of this post and was sourced from Community Pharmacy Humber   Christmas Lloyds Pharmacy 253 Albert Avenue, HU3 2SE: 11 AM to 12 Noon   City Health Pharmacy 16 Goodwin Parade, … Read more

Local COVID-19 vaccination sites confirmed in Hull and East Riding

Local COVID-19 vaccination sites confirmed in Hull and East Riding The NHS has confirmed four local COVID-19 vaccination centres in Hull and East Riding. Vaccinations will be delivered from these locations by groups of family doctors.   Following the launch of the COVID-19 vaccination programme on Tuesday, 7 December, the NHS is the first healthcare … Read more

Think You Need To Go To A&E? Call NHS 111 First

Think you need to go to A&E? Call NHS 111 first   The NHS wants to make it easier and safer for patients to get the right treatment when they need it, without waiting a long time to be seen in A&E.   Because of the coronavirus pandemic, crowded waiting rooms are also putting patients … Read more

What You Need To Know When Visiting A Care Home

  What you need to know when visiting a care home A rise in COVID-19 cases has led to the announcement of a national lockdown in England. Restrictions for the general public include reducing day-to-day contact with other people you do not live with.   Whilst the first priority in care homes remains to prevent … Read more


    Local COVID Alert Level – Medium     This is for areas where national restrictions continue to be in place. This means: All businesses and venues can continue to operate, in a COVID-Secure manner, other than those that remain closed in law, such as nightclubs. Certain businesses selling food or drink on their … Read more

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