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Brews with benefits: the health-boosting perks of a good cuppa

Widely known as a tea-drinking nation, here in Britain we're extremely partial to a good cuppa.
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Swimming is a great activity the family can enjoy doing together

Five steps to a healthier family

As a parent, there are lots you can do to help your child to be happy and healthy and part of this is supporting them to have a healthy weight.

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Sir Greg Knight

Sir Greg still hopeful that health secretary will visit later this year

Bridlington’s MP has said he is still working to get the health secretary to visit the town in the forthcoming months.

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Jean Wormwell MBE

Bridlington Hospital is 'getting beyond a joke'

The latest closure at Bridlington Hospital is ‘the biggest blow’ so far, according to a prominent campaigner.

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Bridlington Hospital

All patients have been discharged - the end of the Macmillan Wolds Unit

The Macmillan Wolds Unit at Bridlington Hospital has closed for the final time.
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If you think you are the winner, you have got until September 20 to claim your prize.

Unclaimed £1million Lottery prize in East Yorkshire

Someone in Bridlington could be a millionaire.

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Have A Heart, Save A Life

Help our appeal at M&S store

Staff at Bridlington’s Marks and Spencer store will be raising money for the Free Press-backed Have A Heart, Save A Life campaign in its final days.

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Senior sister Philippa Dyer with the photo of Lawrence of Arabia she sourced for the unit bearing his name at Bridlington Hospital.

End of an era as Philippa leaves unit

She was there when Bridlington Hospital opened and has looked after patients from the Bridlington area for more than 40 years.

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Have A Heart...Save A Life

Have a heart, save a life – by raising £5,000

The Free Press is throwing its support behind a campaign to raise the £5,000 needed to hold a heart screening day in Bridlington later this year.

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Bridlington Hospital

New hospital centre set to open next week

Bridlington’s new urgent treatment centre will open for the first time next Wednesday morning.

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Charlene Sargeant was named General Practice Nurse of the Year at the Yorkshire and Humber General Practice Nursing Awards.

Charlene is the best in Yorkshire

Despite only doing the job for 18 months, Charlene Sargeant has been named General Practice Nurse of the Year.

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Bridlington Medical Centre in  Station Avenue

Merger will allow surgeries to survive

Two of Bridlington’s GP surgeries have announced plans to merge.

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Bridlington Hospital

Staff fears over Bridlington Hospital changes

A union says it will continue to fight for the future for hundreds of staff at Bridlington Hospital despite the trust taking the next step to move workers out of the NHS.

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East Riding College

Open day at health academy

Bridlington’s thriving Medical Academy, set up last year to help students take the first steps in a career in health, is holding an open day tomorrow.

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Bridlington Hospital is 30

Happy 30th birthday Bridlington Hospital

Monday was the 30th anniversary of the first patients being admitted to Bridlington Hospital.

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Sir Greg Knight outside Bridlington Hospital

Will the health secretary visit town hospital?

Bridlington’s MP has invited health secretary Jeremy Hunt to visit the town’s hospital in its 30th anniversary year.

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Charlene Sargeant

Charlene hopes for nursing award win

A Bridlington nurse will find out tomorrow if she is the best in our region.

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Bridlington Hospital

New hospital unit set to open next month

Bridlington’s new Urgent Treatment Centre will open on Wednesday, April 4.

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The local NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups estimate that �2.8million is lost on medicine waste each year.

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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