Health and Social Care

Celebrating five years of Extra Care in Hull

Celebrating five years of Extra Care in Hull

Last month, Hull City Council, Riverside and the residents at Redwood Glades, Cecil Gardens and Harrison Park celebrated five years of Extra Care in Hull.

There are 316 extra care … More


Hull taxi marshal scheme extended

A taxi marshal scheme in Hull city centre will be extended.

Following funding sign off at this year’s council budget setting meeting, the scheme, which has been running for a … More

Celebrity Doctor Ranj Sing poses in front of a plain blue background. He is smiling and pointing to bright orange and blue text, which says: Give HIV the finger. A finger-prick test is all it takes

Drop-in test clinics to mark HIV Testing Week

National HIV Testing Week will be marked in Hull this week with a series of free, drop-in testing clinics. The sessions, which offer quick and confidential results, are taking place … More

A selection of fruit and vegetables on a market stall. There is a variety of types and the image is very colourful. Picture by Dean Xavier

New free healthy weight scheme launches

A free support service focussing on nutrition and activity is now available for people in Hull. Healthy Hull provides comprehensive support for adults who want to eat well, move more … More

ICC garden to bloom in memory of Jean Bishop

Citycare was recently joined by Environmental & Management Solutions Yorkshire (EMS) to create a memorial garden in memory of Hull’s iconic Bee Lady at the Jean Bishop Integrated Care Centre … More

Julia Weldon, Hull's Director of Public Health sits at her desk. She is wearing a red check jacket and has a serious expression

Coronavirus rule changes – what it means for Hull

Hull’s public health lead has urged residents to make sure they follow the latest Coronavirus restrictions. The call follows the Government announcement that ‘Plan B’ will be implemented. In an … More

A stylised photo shows Hull's Guildhall, where the council is based, under a wintery blue sky

Omicron: what you need to know in Hull

As details continue to emerge on new Coronavirus variant, Omicron, Hull’s Director of Public Health has said the time to act is now. Julia Weldon urged people to follow new … More

Hull gets the gold medal for skateboarding

Hull has been praised for being a city that promotes and encourages skateboarding.

In 2016, following significant investment from the Council to create 10 new skateboarding facilities in the city’s … More