July 2016

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.

Volunteering in the NHS: rhetoric or ambition?

‘The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others’ Gandhi. My alarm went off at 5:30am; it was going to be a long day. It was actually a pleasant journey down to London on the train. I supped coffee, gazed slumberously through the window and digested the Guardian. There […]

Testing for diabetes awareness at Leeds GP practice

Managing diabetes isn’t just about treatment and healthy lifestyles although they’re the key ingredients. It’s also about getting support from like-minded people especially those who have the health condition. So it came as a great surprise, but a very welcome one, that one GP practice in Leeds had got in touch with me proactively. In […]

Dark clouds, silver linings

It’s been a strange summer to date and there’s been plenty of dark clouds circling, yet despite this I can see rays of light. For some people this could easily be a summer of gloom. We’ve had to contend with poor football results, political turmoil and, as ever, a British summer that threatens to arrive […]