Humber NHS Foundation Trust to open ‘safe space’ for young people in severe emotional distress

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Humber NHS Foundation Trust will tonight (1 Feb 2018) open a ‘safe space’ for young people in Hull and East Riding. Aimed at 14 to 18-year-olds suffering severe emotional distress, the new service will operate from 8pm until 10am daily from St Andrew’s Place, in St George’s Road, Hull. Provided…

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Yorkshire Cancer Research Hosts Film Night

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‘The Enemy Within’ documentary tells the incredible story of the fight against cancer over the last 50 years. Yorkshire Cancer Research is hosting a free screening followed by a question and answer session with leading cancer clinicians and researchers at the Allam Medical Building, University of Hull. The event will…

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National Clinical Director to give key speech during Dementia Awareness Week at Humber NHS Foundation Trust’s research conference

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The National Clinical Director for Dementia is to deliver a keynote speech at Humber NHS Foundation Trust’s second research conference. Professor Alistair Burns, who is also National Clinical Director for Mental Health in Older People, will address delegates on 16 May 2018 – during Dementia Awareness Week – at the…

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Humber NHS Foundation Trust and Hull and East Yorkshire Mind launch new service for recovering mental health patients

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Recovering mental health patients no longer have to stay in hospital any longer than necessary thanks to a new pilot service run by an NHS trust and a leading charity. Humber NHS Foundation Trust and Hull and East Yorkshire Mind have opened four beds for patients who lack suitable accommodation…

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Dementia Diagnosis Rate (DDR)

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What is it and what does it measure? Not everyone with dementia has a formal diagnosis. The Dementia 65+ estimated diagnosis rate indicator compares the number of people thought to have dementia with the number of people diagnosed with dementia, aged 65 and over. The target is for at least…

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