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.
During April, in the first full month of lockdown, Leeds GP practices saw an almost 50% increase in consultations carried out over telephone or video, although overall demand for appointments* dropped by around 100,000 according to figures from the local NHS.
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 […]
Anyone accessing health services in Leeds will be expected to wear a face covering as part of the city’s effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A new 24 hour mental health helpline is now available for residents in Leeds and neighbouring areas (Calderdale, Kirklees, Wakefield and Barnsley).