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There are concerns about the future of a scheme which it's claimed has
eased the pressure on GPs in East Yorkshire.
Support is being given in Bridlington to vulnerable
and elderly patients to stop them visiting their doctor
unnecessarily, but the funding is due to run out soon.
In Bridlington, there's a large elderly population,
Doctors say some patients use precious appointment time to discuss
They're related to poverty, they're related to loneliness,
being cold and we've found that we weren't able
Well, local council and health services had an idea.
They used a pot of government cash to fix things making people
For 77-year-old retired builder Neil, that meant getting
It's made a hell of a difference because there's no problems.
I just need to press buttons and I get my system on.
Neil was one of the first to benefit.
319 people aged 75 or over, were told they could get help -
75 of them got health and lifestyle advice, 38 were helped
That resulted in more than ?300,000 being paid out they hadn't
I asked this doctor what impact it had.
I haven't been seeing my patients as much so that patients that I have
been seeing who are coming maybe quite frequently and I was
struggling to answer their needs, are now finding alternative sources.
But the government's spending watchdog last month said
there wasn't evidence projects like this were stopping
Those behind this project says it just needs more time.
It may ultimately down the line stop people attending hospital.
At this early stage, that hasn't shown that position,
but there is no reason to think that in the future if we continue
to develop that, that wouldn't start to have that impact.
Health bosses are desperately hoping to get more funding so they can
expand this scheme across the East Riding.
They say anything that could take pressure off doctors is priceless.
Two people were hurt and ten homes had to be evacuated
earlier after a car crashed into a house in Beverley.
The accident on Grovehill Road caused a suspected gas leak
and people had to leave their homes while it was dealt with.
The Brexit Secretary has insisted the government is working
on a contingency plan should EU negotiations go wrong.
The Commons Foreign Affairs Committee said it would be
a serious dereliction of duty by the government not to do so.
But speaking on The Andrew Marr Show earlier -
the Haltemprice and Howden MP, David Davis, said they've been
planning for all the possible outcomes of the negotiations.
The aim is to get a good outcome, I'm confident we will do that. One
of the reasons we don't talk about it much is that we don't want people
to think, this is what we are trying to do...
Lincoln City's manager says his team can be proud -
after their FA Cup run came to an end last night.
The Imps were the first non-league side to reach the quarter-finals
But last night they were beaten 5-0 by Arsenal.
They're now looking ahead to their FA Trophy Semi-Final
reflect, I think we should be proud reflect, I think we should be proud
of the journey we've been on in this club competition. We will learn from
it and make sure we will come back bigger and better.
A woman from Scunthorpe and her dog have won an award at Crufts.
Sally Deegan and Bowser were announced winners
Sally says that Bowser has been a huge help since her diagnosis
Time for a look at the weather now, with Jennifer Bartram.
Good evening, a much colder night in store tonight than in recent days, a
fair amount of cloud initially which breaks up and we see clear spells
develop through the night. Temperatures under clear skies
dropping to 45 degrees. In some sheltered areas, a touch of frost by
tomorrow morning. -- four or 5 degrees. Writing is tomorrow with
sunshine breaking through, it clouds over as we head into Monday
afternoon. Generally a dry unsettled day with temperatures up to 13
degrees, 55 Fahrenheit. Note a bad week. On Tuesday, more cloudy, the
temperatures could hit 15 degrees. Blue skies on Wednesday, turning a
little cooler. That is the latest, we will be back at 6:25am tomorrow.
But from all of us here, have a good night.
Good evening. For many places it was a fairly cloudy day on suspend but
there was sunshine for western areas during the afternoon, and here are
the clear skies at sunset in Northern Ireland. Thanks to weather
watcher Robin for this picture, those clear skies have been making
their way further east ward. Temperatures are dropping away, we
have seen temperatures of freezing in parts of Northern Ireland. More
cloud rolling in during the latter part of the night but towns and
cities down the five and six m the countryside many of us will see the
temperatures a degree or so above freezing, so a slight touch of frost
across the rural parts of England and Wales for instance, Scotland
too. We will see more cloud on Monday edging south-east wards
across England and Wales, the far south and south-east holding on to
more in the way of sunshine and here the highest temperatures 15 or 16,
also dry and bright with sunny spells for Northern Ireland and