News

April 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.

Tag a mate to raise awareness of mental health on #MindMay8

In lead up to Mental Health Awareness Week (13 – 19 May), a group of young people called MindMate Ambassadors will be launching a social media campaign, alongside the local NHS, called #MindMay8. The campaign encourages young people across Leeds to tag a mate who has been there for them during tough times, as well as making young people aware of what mental health support is available to them in Leeds.

Stay well this early May bank holiday

With the early May bank holiday fast approaching, health professionals from NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are encouraging residents to plan ahead to stay well. If you take regular medication and need a repeat prescription, make sure you get it in time so you have enough medication to last you over the bank holiday […]

Local mum shares her experience of postnatal depression

Lisa Hammond, a mum from Leeds, is backing this year’s Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week (29 April – 5 May) by sharing her experience of postnatal depression, as part of her role as a pregnancy and postnatal mental health ambassador for the local NHS.

Plan ahead and stay well over the bank holiday

With the Easter and May bank holidays fast approaching, health professionals from NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are encouraging residents to plan ahead to stay well. If you take regular medication and need a repeat prescription, make sure you get it in time so you have enough medication to last you over the bank […]

Leeds residents are being urged to make their wishes known

A number of events will be held across the city on Thursday 11 April encouraging residents to let their family, carer or health professional know their wishes, in case they’re unable to make or communicate those decisions later in life.

GP offers Ramadan diabetes advice

A Leeds GP has put together a short video offering advice to people with Type 2 diabetes who are gearing up for Ramadan which is expected to start on 5 May*.