North Yorkshire residents often travel to Leeds for hospital care. Now, they will continue to have a seat at the region’s health scrutiny panel.
North Yorkshire councillors will still be able to scrutinise hospital services used by residents who travel to West Yorkshire for care. Cllr Jim Clark, chair of North Yorkshire County Council, has agreed two seats at the West Yorkshire Joint Health Scrutiny panel...
The new stretching classes have proven to be a big hit with staff and residents, improving the wellbeing of people suffering with dementia.
Harrogate’s Nightingale Hospital has been given a two-week extension whilst talks continue between the NHS and council. The hospital is yet to treat any coronavirus patients.
A sports and fitness centre in Harrogate is playing its part in encouraging people to be healthy and active. Due to increased demand, the centre has plans to add more courts, changing rooms and toilets.
It is the first time the hospital has been clear of the virus since the pandemic began. There have been no reported deaths for 15 days now.
In Yorkshire and the North East only one death was recorded today – a total of 82 people have died of coronavirus at the hospital since the pandemic began.
Todays figures showed there was only one recorded death in the Yorkshire and North East region.
Today was the first day wearing face masks is mandatory when visiting shops in England. The Stray Ferret asked people in Harrogate what they thought about the new measure.
Although 17,500 virtual consultations have been held, doctors have raised concerns that people are avoiding making appointments in order to follow social distancing guidelines.
Today’s figures confirm that no further deaths have been reported at the hospital for the eighth day running.
Lib Dem Cllr Geoff Webber put forward a motion today to support free parking and claimed two Conservative councillors spoiled it.
Just four people donated organs at Harrogate District Hospital after they died in 2019/20. But the new opt out system could dramatically increase this number next year.