NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Chair Dr Tony Banerjee has welcomed the recent news from the NHS Commissioning Board that the CCG has been fully authorised to become the local commissioner of NHS services for Hull residents.
The recent maternity services consultation for Hull and the East Riding has backed local Clinical Commissioning Groups’ (CCGs) vision for maternity care. 92% of respondents agreed with the vision ‘to provide choice and certainty in respect of choice of place of birth and the delivery of safe, high quality services for local women and their partners’.
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Doctors in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire are advising people to use health services wisely over the festive period, and have a safe and very happy Christmas. A wide range of help and advice is available to those seeking treatment over Christmas and the New Year, ensuring local urgent care services are kept free for genuine emergencies.
A new telephone number, which will make it easier for people to access local non emergency healthcare services when they need help quickly, will be available from April 2013.
Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups, Hull City Council and East Riding of Yorkshire Council are working jointly to undertake a review and redesign of Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services.