Cherry Bratkowski has set up a Harrogate Lupus support group to give those with the disease a space to talk openly and hopefully find comfort in each other’s experiences.
Forty years on from her diagnosis, a woman has set up a Harrogate Lupus support group for local people to find support and hopefully comfort in hearing the experience of others. Cherry Bratkowski was 23-years-old when she was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease....
The research is part of a new report published by Healthwatch North Yorkshire. It says young people’s mental health services need “significant improvement” so more young people aged 16-24 can access the help they need.
Vic Smith-Dunn, who runs Harrogate-based social enterprise MyLifePool, posted the suggestion on the group’s Facebook page one evening this week.
Health officials warn that Knaresborough’s GP services ‘cannot absorb the further pressure’ of any new housing schemes.
End-of-life charity Marie Curie describes the finding as ‘shocking’ and calls for better financial support for terminally ill people.
Holly Southcott, clinical locality manager for Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, says nurses’ hard work and resilience during covid ought to be recognised.
In a remarkable story of falling in love during lockdown, becoming pregnant and then going to labour at 26 weeks. Kim Ellis’ tells her story of baby Ava and calls for greater awareness of premature birth.
Members of Bilton in Ainsty Cricket Club climbed Ben Nevis to raise money to fund life-saving defibrillators at other sports clubs in the Harrogate district.
GP appointments will be available with Dr Jason Jones at The Duchy Hospital. Reports have shown people in the Harrogate district are struggling to get appointments with NHS GPs.
North Yorkshire County Council has agreed to take part in a pilot for a government system to fund adult social care.
Latest figures from North Yorkshire County Council show that 441 per 100,000 people currently have the virus. The rate has fallen sharply since the end of March when it had risen to 1,005 per 100,000 people.
Mary Fisher House on Cold Bath Road has been put in special measures after inspectors found evidence of rodent droppings and bedrooms which ‘smelt strongly of urine’.