News

2019

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.

Stay safe and well in the heatwave

With hot weather and tropical conditions due to hit Leeds this week, the local NHS is reminding people how to stay safe and well while reducing potential pressure on the health system.

Patients across Leeds benefit from excellent care from their GP practice

Results from the latest national GP Patient Survey were published by NHS England last week; these show that patients in Leeds are positive about the care they receive from their local GP practice. To add to this positive news, for the first time 100% of GP practices in Leeds are currently rated as ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Flash Glucose Monitoring System (Freestyle Libre®)

Following the publication of the NHS England guidance entitled “Flash Glucose Monitoring: National Arrangements for Funding of Relevant Diabetes Patients” in March 2019, NHS Leeds CCG has worked with neighbouring CCGs and their diabetes teams across West Yorkshire and Harrogate to produce a joint policy reflecting the national guidance (see link below). This policy has […]

Remember your inhaler this summer

As the weather warms up and we spend more time outdoors, the NHS in Leeds is advising people with asthma – especially children –  on how to manage their health this summer to avoid the ‘September spike’ in emergency asthma admissions.

AGM for NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting members of the public to its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 24 July from 4.30 – 5.30pm at Leeds Town Hall, Albert Room, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AD.

Nurse in Leeds takes on PCN Clinical Director Role

A nurse in Leeds is to become clinical director of a Primary Care Network (PCN) when they take effect from July 1. Nurse Andrea Mann, Managing Partner at Colton Mill and The Grange Medical Centre will be Clinical Director of the Cross Gates Leeds Primary Care Network. Having worked as a general practice nurse for […]