We want to ensure that you are kept up to date with the latest news, events and announcements from your local CCG. In this section you can find our latest media releases as well as events and campaign announcements.
In the UK, stroke strikes someone every five minutes, with 100,000 people having a stroke each year (stroke.org.uk).
This year, Mental Health Awareness Week (9-15 May) aims to raise awareness of the impact of loneliness on our mental wellbeing, and the steps we can take to address it.
With the May day bank holiday fast approaching, the NHS in Leeds is encouraging people to plan ahead to stay well. Anyone who takes regular medication and needs a repeat prescription should order it in advance to make sure they have enough medication to last over the bank holiday.
The NHS in Leeds has begun offering COVID-19 vaccinations to 5 – 11 year-olds. This follows the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s (JCVI) recommendation that all 5-11 year-olds be offered the covid vaccination to boost immunity and increase their protection against any future waves of Covid.
With the Easter bank holiday fast approaching and the Jewish celebration of Passover, or Pesach, health professionals from NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are encouraging residents to plan ahead to stay well.
As Muslims begin the holy month of Ramadan, the NHS in Leeds is supporting all those observing this time of refection and prayer, especially those with any health conditions such as diabetes.
A new roving vaccination service is being set up for Leeds, as the COVID-19 vaccination programme moves into its next phase.
The NHS in Leeds is starting to offer Spring booster vaccines this week as the Covid-19 vaccination programme moves to the next phase.
During the pandemic, reports of abuse directed at doctors’ surgery staff and community pharmacy teams across West Yorkshire have increased. In response the West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership, which includes NHS Leeds CCG, has launched a new insight driven campaign called ‘leaving a gap’ to make people think about the consequences of abusive behaviour. Co-produced with staff and patients, the campaign recognises that services are extremely busy, and it can be frustrating for people accessing care.
To mark International Women’s Day tomorrow (Tuesday 8 March 2022), the NHS in Leeds is celebrating some of the incredible women playing a key role in the Covid-19 vaccination programme.