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New partnership for Haxby Group with Scarborough GP Practice

Haxby Group is forming a new partnership with Scarborough GP Practice Central Healthcare to improve healthcare for the people of North Yorkshire. Haxby Group will provide support and mentoring to Central Healthcare to help it develop future resilience and improve …

UPDATED INFORMATION FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE SHIELDING

The Government advice on shielding was updated on the 22 June 2020. What is changing For now, nothing changes until 6 July. If the trend for cases of coronavirus continues to fall as we expected it to, the government will …

Information for people who are shielding

Whilst this list is not exhaustive, we have developed a series of frequently asked questions regarding the issue of those patients who are being ‘Shielded’ on medical grounds from complications of Coronavirus.  Such patients should have received a letter to …

Long Term Condition reviews

One of our key priorities during the Covid-19 outbreak is to keep people out of hospital, wherever possible, and to minimise the risk of virus transmission. For people with long term conditions – such as diabetes, asthma and heart disease …

What has changed for people who are shielding from 1 June

The government has updated its guidance for people who are shielding taking into account that COVID-19 disease levels are substantially lower now than when shielding was first introduced. People who are shielding remain vulnerable and should continue to take precautions …

How nursing has faced the challenge of working during a pandemic

Helen Raine is Head of Nursing and Advanced Clinical Practice at Haxby Group GP Practice in York and Hull. On International Nurses Day 2020 –  Tuesday 12 May –  she explains how nursing across the country, particularly within Primary Care, …

Haxby Group’s 11 GP surgeries will be staying open on Friday 8 May and will also be marking VE Day.

We will be opening our surgeries on VE day – not because the NHS have declared it a normal working day, but also because we wanted to be there for our patients and communities, as a sign of respect and …

New GP Partners for Haxby Group

Congratulations to Dr Mathew Fortnam and Dr Chris Stanley who have been made GP Partners at Haxby Group. They join 19 other Partners at the Practice which managers 11 surgeries across York and Hull, making it one of the largest …

Surge in exercise during lockdown welcomed

Clinicians at Haxby Group  practice have welcomed an apparent surge in people exercising during lockdown and is looking at how to get patients to keep this up. GP Prof Mike Holmes explained: “If there is a positive during this pandemic, …

It’s ok to focus on Your wellbeing

GP and RCGP vice chair Prof Mike Holmes, emphasises to healthcare colleagues the importance of looking after their own wellbeing, as they continuing to care for others. “As a GP, I’m seeing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic from many …

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