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.
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.
Celebrated chef backs ‘Looking out for our neighbours’ campaign
Matt Healy, a former MasterChef finalist and one of the city’s most celebrated chefs, has thrown his support behind a campaign that champions togetherness in an effort to reduce social isolation and loneliness.
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.
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.
New diabetes strategy for Leeds
“Working together to deliver the best outcomes for people at risk of or living with diabetes”
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*.
Leeds residents urged to cut their risk of Type 2 diabetes
As part of Diabetes Prevention Week (1-7 April), health leaders in Leeds are urging people to make small lifestyle changes to reduce their risk of developing the condition.