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Major campaign to cut medicine waste

A new initiative aimed at reducing unnecessary medicine waste is underway across the East Riding area.

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The Field House team won at the trust's staff awards in 2017.

Trust to run thriving surgery for five more years

An NHS trust which transformed a Bridlington GP surgery in a year has won a contract to continue running it for five more years.

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The ambitious plans will not go ahead

Plans for £18m health village will NOT go ahead

Ambitious plans to develop an £18m health village bringing all GP practices in Bridlington under one roof will not go ahead.
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Sir Greg holds talks with hospital bosses

Sir Greg holds talks with hospital bosses

Bridlington’s MP has met with managers from the trust which runs the town’s hospital.

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Staff from Field House hand over the cheque to Swan House Day Centre users.

A helping hand from the neighbours

Christmas fund-raising at a Bridlington doctor's surgery brought in £178.60.
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Dr Alan Sykes died last summer

Auction to be held in memory of village GP

The family of a much-loved village GP are looking for donations for their auction of promises.

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Staff look after a patient on Kent Ward

All operations on time at Bridlington Hospital

The pressure on the NHS has seen most hospitals cancel dozens of operations in recent weeks – but not at Bridlington.

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Jennifer and Mayah Iskandar reunited with the lifesaving ambulance crew, from left, Sam Berridge, Mark Ibbetson and Richard Lynah

Thanks for saving baby Mayah’s life

A mum has met the paramedics who saved the life of her premature baby, when she was born in the back of their ambulance.

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The existing surgeries (top row) could move into a new village on the site of Crown Buildings

Health village: £18m dream

An £18m health village is being proposed for Bridlington – with all five GP surgeries in the town to move to a new building, alongside community services.

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Angela Fargie was in A&E for nine hours before she was seen by doctor.

Bridlington ex-nurse waited nine hours to see doctor

A former theatre nurse spent nine hours waiting on a trolley as to see a doctor at an accident and emergency department.

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A period of wet, windy and snowy weather is expected to hit Yorkshire next week.

Weather warning: Gales, showers and snow set to hit Yorkshire as jet-stream sweeps in cold snap

Forecasters are predicting a short, sharp shock of cold temperatures next week as a jet-stream pushes wintry showers, high winds and snow across Britain.

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Sandra Orlando completes the Santa Run in Bridlington last month

500+ days and Sandra is still running

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away but Sandra Orlando believes a daily run is the answer to staying fit and healthy.

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Patients have praised medical staff

YOUR SAY: What patients said on Scarborough Hospital

What do patients at Scarborough Hospital have to say about its services as it faces winter pressures?

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Ye Olde Bell Spa vitality pool

Ye Olde Bell chimes in a new era with sparkling spa

WHEN you go to a Spa you want to be enveloped by warmth, calmness, luxury and peace. This is “me time” writ large and it’s a treat in which you should be able to lose yourself in the moment, shutting out the outside world and all its cares for a few blissful few hours.
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Scarborough Hospital is facing winter pressures

Is Scarborough Hospital facing a crisis?

Scarborough Hospital has been in the spotlight after a doctor spoke out about the pressures staff are facing.
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Sir Greg Knight MP

Bridlington Hospital: MP speaks out about ward closure

Bridlington's MP has raised the stripping of services from the town's hospital in the House of Commons today.

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Bridlington Hospital

Plans to close Macmillan Unit to go ahead

Health bosses have decided to press ahead with controversial changes to services at Bridlington Hospital.

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The team from Field House receive their award

Double success for transformed GP surgery

Just weeks after receiving a huge boost from inspectors, a Bridlington GP practice is celebrating again after picking up a regional award.

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Patients have been asked to use the Minor Injuries Unit at Bridlington where possible

Keep A&E for genuine emergencies

Doctors are appealing to Bridlington patients to only use  A& E departments in genuine emergencies after a surge in attendances over the past two days.
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The team at mydentist in Quay Road have been named a 'notable practice' by the Care Quality Commission

Smiles all round as surgery is praised

One of Bridlington’s biggest dental surgeries has been praised for the positive impact it has on the community.

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