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NHS Sets Out Advice for the Public During Industrial Action

The NHS is asking patients to use services wisely during industrial action and take simple steps to help ensure care is available to patients who need it most. This includes using 111 online as the first port of call for health needs and continuing to only use 999 if it is a life-threatening emergency. The NHS is already facing record demand on [...]

Health advice during strike action this month

Regardless of any strike action taking place, it is really important that patients who need urgent medical care continue to come forward as normal, especially in emergency and life-threatening cases – when someone is seriously ill or injured, or their life is at risk. We want to make sure everyone has access to the right NHS help if they need it [...]

Patient advice on how to stay well this winter

With winter just around the corner, NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership are advising their residents on the best ways to stay well during the cold weather. Keep a well-stocked medicine cabinet Having a medicine cabinet at home with some simple over-the-counter remedies like paracetamol, ibuprofen, and anti-diarrhoea tablets [...]

NHS tells patients to continue to access emergency care during industrial action

People should continue to come forward for the care they need during industrial action, the NHS has said today. Deputy Chief Nursing Officer Charlotte McArdle said it is “vital” they come forward for emergency care during strikes. The call follows messaging issued by the NHS last week across NHS websites and social media telling patients that [...]

Strep A infections – know the signs

Parents are being urged to be alert for the signs of Strep A infections. This is also known Group A streptococcal (GAS) or invasive Group A streptococcal (iGAS) infections. Especially in winter, there are a range of causes of sore throats, colds and coughs caused by viruses that will get better by themselves without needing antibiotics or medical [...]

Feel better this winter- have your flu jab

Health officials are urging people to act now to protect themselves and their loved ones against flu this winter. Eligible groups, such as the over 50s, pregnant women and those with serious health conditions are being encouraged to take up the offer of a free NHS flu vaccine as soon as possible. There has been a significant increase in flu cases [...]

Have Your Say on the North East Lincolnshire Carers Strategy

Carers are twice as likely to suffer from ill health as non-carers. More than half of those who provide more substantial care have suffered physical ill health as a result of caring, and more than 70 percent of those caring round the clock have suffered mental ill health at some time. North East Lincolnshire is committed to ensuring unpaid carers [...]

NHS Launches NHS 111 Online Campaign Ahead of Winter

The NHS is launching its annual NHS 111 Online campaign today, encouraging people to get to the help they need from the convenience of their own homes ahead of winter. From today, a new national campaign will remind the public they can use the NHS 111 online service for urgent help on a wide range of health problems. The service is best equipped [...]

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