November 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.

Tell me something I don’t know!

The Realising the Value programme is designed to ‘develop the field of person and community-centred approaches for health and wellbeing by building the evidence base and developing tools, resources and networks to support the spread and increase the impact of key approaches.’ To you and me this simply means that a bunch of folk, who […]

No such thing as ‘normal’

Personally, I’m not a fan of the word ‘normal’. Looking around the offices of NHS Leeds West CCG, I can’t see anyone who you could describe as “normal” in a more traditional sense; no two people are the same. As a total sum of their being – physically, mentally, hobbies, interests, I could go on. […]

Challenge accepted!

At the end of April I’m going to be taking part in another gruelling (for me) cycling challenge, but before I do that there’s plenty of challenges within the system we need to address. I recently attended a national briefing led by Simon Stevens, Chief Executive for NHS England and Jim Mackey, Chief Executive for […]

Various shades of pink

This is nothing to do with that notorious book or film, I’m afraid, but if you’re a Patient Leader it could be much more interesting! When you see an invitation to act as a Patient Leader on a particular topic that’s of personal interest and you think, “I’d like to do that!” the next natural […]