Covid Vaccination Programme

COVID Vaccination Programme Community vaccinations are being delivered by Primary Care Networks (PCNs), of which there are seven across East Riding of Yorkshire and details of their membership is attached. Due to logistical challenges and in line with requests from NHS England, each network is currently administering vaccinations all from one designated location to cover … Read more

Diabetes UK Update

Diabetes UK Update Information about the coronavirus vaccine   We know that this is a worrying time and that lots of people are asking questions about the coronavirus vaccines and what it means for them. You can find out what we know about the coronavirus vaccines, including how they work and when they will be … 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

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