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.

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.
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.

Edgar Scott is recovering back in Bridlington after falling ill in Benidorm

The best £250 I’ve ever spent

A holiday turned into a nightmare for Edgar Scott – but the situation could have been much worse.

A leading councillor wants to ban smoking in children's parks.

Plan to ban smoking in oudoor play areas

Should smoking be banned in children’s outdoor play areas?

Hilderthorpe Primary School

More than 40 children affected by norovirus at Bridlington school

Health officials have confirmed the sickness bug which has forced a Bridlington school to close tomorrow is suspected to be norovirus.

Field House Surgery Victoria Road Bridlington set to close. Picture by Paul Atkinson: NBFP PA1641-7b

Field House given ‘good’ CQC rating

A Bridlington doctors’ surgery rated as ‘requiring improvement’ has been re-assessed as ‘good’ only months after a change of leadership.

Bridlington Hospital

Dental centre closes because ‘town has too many’

Bridlington Hospital has lost another service, with patients from the dental access centre now being treated at Driffield.

Baby Lucas-Rylie has flat head syndrome.
He has flat head syndrome and needs a special helmet to correct it, but family needs to raise �2,000 in weeks, or he may have to wait and go through risky surgery when he is 2 years old.
Mum Tara Baker and Brother Tyler.
Picture by Paul Atkinson:
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‘Light at end of the tunnel’

Little Lucas-Rylie Baker, the Bridlington baby with flat-head syndrome, has now picked up his new special helmet and efforts to raise £2,000 towards his treatment are thriving.

Lucas-Rylie Baker

Rally round for Lucas-Rylie

A hard-working mum has asked the Bridlington community to help her to raise money which could prevent her baby from needing surgery on his skull.

COLUMN: Tinnitus - let’s all make some noise about it!

COLUMN: Tinnitus - let’s all make some noise about it!

It would be borderline bad taste to say I’d never heard of tinnitus before my diagnosis.

Health trainers manager Natalie Belt.

Get out for brisk walk

East Riding Health Trainers are encouraging all adults to get downloading and partake in the ‘One You’ physical activity campaign to take a brisk walk.


Whether you are a business or an individual, Maggie's Yorkshire needs your help

We are calling on the people of Yorkshire to get behind the creation of the country's first Maggie's Centre.


'If there had been a Maggie’s in Leeds I could have gone there, had someone to talk to and feel safe. You cannot put a price on that.'

Yorkshire is the biggest county in Britain not to have a Maggie's Centre... something which cancer patient Harriet Dow is delighted to have put right.


Maggie's: Battling against the fear of cancer in place to comfort and inspire

The breathtaking design of the new Yorkshire Maggie's centre is vital to helping with the care and support of the people it will serve.

Help is at hand to stop smoking

Get help to quit from experts in ‘Stoptober’

Smokers can get help to kick their habit in Bridlington over the next month.

Walking football has been a success in other parts of the East Riding

Step up and join in with walking sport

A series of walking sports sessions, designed especially to get older people more active, will be held in Bridlington for the first time next week.

Almost a quarter of children in parts of Bridlington are classed as obese

Why are so many Brid kids overweight?

Almost a quarter of children in parts of Bridlington are classed as obese, a new report shows.

Obesity story, Bradford.

Health scheme for smokers and obese

East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is introducing a health programme for smokers and people with a BMI of and/or greater than 35 to encourage local residents to improve their wellbeing and live the healthiest lives possible.

The ward will close on October 1 but patients will stop being admitted on Friday

Bridlington Hospital will lose another ward

Hospital staff were left in tears as they were told another ward will close at Bridlington Hospital next month.
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