Vacancies Healthwatch East Riding of Yorkshire is the consumer champion for local health and social care services.  It takes the experiences that people have of local care and uses them to help influence change and bring about improvements to the health and social care services people receive. The contract for the delivery of Healthwatch East … Read more


#EveryMumMatters Having a baby is a major life event for mums and dads, and it’s natural to experience a range of emotions during and after pregnancy. But if these feelings start to have an impact on day-to-day life, it’s time to talk to someone. Perinatal mental health issues – those which occur during pregnancy or … Read more

COVID-19 Impact Survey

COVID-19 Impact Survey The Healthwatch Humber Network is a collaboration of the four local Healthwatch teams (Healthwatch Hull, East Riding, North Lincolnshire & North East Lincolnshire), that delivers projects and community engagement on a collective basis where there is equal need and benefit to each local community. The Healthwatch Humber Network are currently gathering views … Read more

Help Improve Services for the Deaf

Help Improve Services for the Deaf Healthwatch have been approached by members of the Deaf community raising a number of issues they are having accessing GP services.In order to investigate the barriers those with a hearing impairment are facing when accessing GP services, our project will look at issues experienced both prior to and during … Read more

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