News

Read all of our latest news on local service developments, events and updates.

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UKHSA update on scarlet fever and invasive Group A strep

The latest data from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) shows that scarlet fever cases continue to remain higher than we would typically see at this time of year.

02 December 2022
UKHSA update on scarlet fever and invasive Group A strep

ICB to consider improvements to local fertility treatment policy

Members of our Integrated Care Board (ICB) will consider proposed improvements to the area’s policy on fertility assessment, treatment, and preservation funding at their Board meeting on Thursday, 1 December.

25 November 2022
ICB to consider improvements to local fertility treatment policy

Do rapid tests reduce antibiotic prescribing in primary care?

Researchers supported by the Integrated Care Board will investigate whether rapid microbiological ‘point-of-care’ tests for respiratory infections could reduce antibiotic prescribing in primary care.

23 November 2022
Do rapid tests reduce antibiotic prescribing in primary care?

Online advice for common winter ailments

New online resource launched to help local people manage very minor winter ailments such as coughs, colds, sore throats and sinusitis.

16 November 2022
Online advice for common winter ailments

Local health services praised in national patient safety awards

Local NHS organisations have been recognised for their work as part of the national HSJ Patient Safety Awards, winning in two categories and being highly commended in a third.

27 October 2022
Local health services praised in national patient safety awards