June 2020

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.

Breathe Easy groups provide peer support for Leeds residents with lung conditions

People who have conditions such as severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, or cystic fibrosis, will be particularly at risk during the coronavirus outbreak. This means they may be shielding at home, limiting social interaction, to protect themselves from the virus. Love Your Lungs Week (Monday 22 – Sunday 28 June) aims to raise […]

Stay safe and well during hot weather

With hot weather due to hit Leeds this week, the local NHS is reminding people how to stay safe and well during a Covid-19 summer.

Leeds wellbeing co-ordinators continue to combat loneliness

The plea comes after British Red Cross report shows that up to two in five people may be experiencing loneliness since lockdown. Following a report published by the British Red Cross (Friday 19 June) showing that loneliness has increased during lockdown, the NHS in Leeds is reminding people that they can get help from Linking […]

Don’t pass it on – help keep the R number down

As lockdown restrictions slowly ease, the local NHS is urging people in Leeds to continue to take care and follow precautions in order to keep the COVID-19 infection rate under control.

Mental health support for children and young people returning to school

More children and young people are returning to school this week, but with smaller class sizes and new room layouts, the school day will be quite different from what pupils are used to. As they start to adapt to this new routine, the NHS in Leeds is encouraging parents and carers to look out for […]

Cervical screening awareness week 15 – 21 June 2020

Monday 15th June – Sunday 21st June is dedicated to the prevention of cervical cancer and the importance of taking up screening invitations. Led by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, the week aims to raise awareness of cervical cancer, stress the importance of screening, and reduce the impact for everyone affected by cervical cell abnormalities and […]

Remember your inhaler this summer

As the weather warms up and we make the most of the time outdoors during lockdown, 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. Asthma affects 1.1 million (one in 11) children in […]