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York Hospital and LINk to host joint public meeting 2 March 2012

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with York Local Involvement Network (LINk), has organised a public meeting to give people in York the opportunity to find out more about the planned acquisition of Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Healthcare NHS Trust.

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Outpatient survey results published 28 February 2012

The findings from the Outpatient Survey 2011 for York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have been published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Women volunteers needed for important clinical trial 27 January 2012

The HYMS Experimental Medicine Unit (EMU) at York Hospital is taking part in a crucial medical trial that could potentially save millions of women from contracting HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Hospital supports Nutrition and Hydration Week 27 January 2012

Staff at York Hospital have launched a week long campaign to highlight the importance of nutrition and hydration for patients staying in hospital.

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Public consultation meetings 13 January 2012


In partnership with the Local Involvement Networks (LINks), a series of public consultation meetings have been arranged across Malton, Whitby, Scarborough and Bridlington, for people to find out more about the acquisition of Scarborough.

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New Year - key time to quit smoking 30 December 2011

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Fanny and Jonny scoop gold at national health awards 25 November 2011

25 November 2011

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Young women at the heart of east coast contraception campaign 15 September 2011

15 September 2011

Young women living in the coastal towns of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey are the subject of a new campaign being launched by the YorSexualHealth partnership to promote the use of long acting reversible contraception (LARC).

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Tell us what you think about chlamydia screening 30 August 2011

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Change to Thursday service at Monkgate Health Centre 25 July 2011

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We are asking visitors to help us protect patients from highly contagious winter infections by not visiting friends and relatives in hospital when you have been unwell or in close contact with someone with flu or norovirus.

We are experiencing a high level of norovirus and flu in our hospitals, which has resulted in the closure of wards and bays in order to stop the spread.  Closing wards can help to contain the viruses but visitors can play a huge part and we would ask you to think carefully before paying any non-essential visits at this time.

While viruses are active year-round, winter is a prime time for norovirus, colds and influenza, commonly known as flu.  These infections are highly contagious, so when they are brought into a hospital environment they can easily spread to staff and vulnerable hospital patients.

Norovirus, which causes diarrhoea and vomiting, is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK.  It's also called the ‘winter vomiting bug’ because it's more common in winter, although you can catch it at any time of the year.  Norovirus can be very unpleasant but it usually clears up by itself in a few days.

Flu is a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes.  It is a major killer of vulnerable people.  People aged 65 and over and people with long-term health conditions, including diabetes and kidney disease, are particularly at risk.  If you have flu, please stay away until you are better.  The virus is highly infectious and outbreaks can happen quickly.

Please stay away if you have signs or symptoms of either virus, and do not visit until you have been clear of symptoms for at least 48 hours.  If symptoms persist (more than 48 hours), the advice is to phone your GP or NHS 111.