New health and clinical developments in your city
This week marks the start of a new era in health with the city’s new Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) putting local clinicians at the heart of the planning and development of local health care. NHS Hull CCG’s vision is to create a healthier Hull. It has a membership comprising of 57 local GP practices, with a budget of around £362m as it takes over the planning and commissioning of hospital, community health and mental health services.
Hull Children's University and CCG - new health and education partnership invests in Hull’s young people
NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is to invest in supporting Hull Children’s University to help improve health, wellbeing and quality of life for young people in the city.
Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), Hull City Council and East Riding of Yorkshire Council are actively seeking views of young people, their carers and parents on plans to enhance local specialist mental health services for children and young people.
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.