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What happens when you are referred to a specialist?

Published on 12/10/2017 at 08:05am

What happens when you are referred by your GP to see a specialist?  The General Practice Forward View made a commitment to improving the current interface between hospitals and general practice to provide more seamless care for patients and to reduce the number of occasions where patients are sent back to their GP unnecessarily following […]

Helping people stay on their feet

Published on 11/10/2017 at 07:45am

Older people living in Ilkley and surrounding areas are being encouraged to ‘stay steady’ next Wednesday 18 October, after over 100 people attended events held recently in Keighley and Skipton. As part of the local falls prevention campaign led by NHS Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), a drop-in session has been arranged […]

Are you getting the services you need from your Pharmacy?

Published on 10/10/2017 at 12:16pm

Pharmacists are becoming increasingly important in the way we look after our health and the health of our families. As well as picking up our prescriptions, we are also using them as to access advice and a broad range of services. Bradford Council is looking into whether there is the right level of access to […]

Gluten-free prescribing in Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven

Published on 06/10/2017 at 02:01pm

NHS Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have reviewed gluten-free (GF) prescribing and recommended that, from September 2017, GPs no longer prescribe gluten-free products. The decision, made by the CCG clinical executive group (CEG), follows the conclusion of a three month public consultation which ended on 31 March 2017. This decision was based […]

Our repeat prescribing scheme

Published on 06/10/2017 at 01:59pm

NHS Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven CCG is committed to reducing medicines waste by ensuring patients take only the medication that they need. From October 2017, we are introducing a new scheme which means that pharmacies will no longer be able to order medicines on behalf of patients. The majority of patients will need to order […]