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Local GPs encourage coronavirus vaccine confidence amongst culturally diverse communities

By | Uncategorised

General practitioners (GPs) across the region have filmed an important message in multiple languages to encourage vaccine confidence. Across England, GPs have raised concerns over a low uptake of coronavirus vaccination among patients from ethnic minority backgrounds – warning that misinformation has left some patients reluctant to come forward. NHS…

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Partnership secures £500,000 investment to connect more people with nature to improve their mental health in wake of Coronavirus pandemic

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The Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership is one of just seven health and care partnerships in the country to secure £500,000 as part of a two-year national scheme aimed at helping the mental wellbeing of communities hardest hit by coronavirus. The ‘green social prescribing’ project has been…

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Prescribing of over-the-counter medicines in changing in Humber, Coast and Vale

By | East Riding, Elective Care Programme, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, Scarborough & Ryedale, Uncategorised, Vale of York

GPs in Humber, Coast and Vale will no longer usually prescribe medicines that patients can buy over-the-counter for a range of minor health concerns, including hay fever, coughs and colds, aches and pains and sunburn. Patients are instead encouraged to visit their local pharmacy for advice and treatments. There’s no…

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