October 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.

Public urged to use the right NHS service this winter

The NHS in Leeds is reminding people to choose the right NHS service if they need urgent or emergency medical care this winter. Dr Jason Broch, clinical chair of NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning (CCG), said: “The NHS is still here for you and your family this winter if you need help. However we are experiencing […]

Leeds residents urged not to leave signs and symptoms of cancer to chance

The local NHS is reminding Leeds residents that their NHS is still here for them when they need it, and not to leave their signs and symptoms of cancer to chance. Dr Sarah Forbes, GP in Leeds and Clinical Lead for Cancer at NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) said: “We urge people to contact […]

Black History Month: Why is it important?

Mainstream history is often not comprehensive and that is why initiatives such as Black History Month are vital. It illuminates forgotten heroes or “whitewashed” events of our shared past. Raising awareness of these rich stories plants healthy seeds which can have a lasting impact both inside and outside of Black Culture. Black history is abundant and relevant all year!

Mental health support available for young people in Leeds during half-term

As October half-term approaches, the NHS in Leeds is reminding young people that mental health services are still available across the city. This half-term, as students take a much-needed break from school, the local NHS is encouraging young people who are struggling with their mental wellbeing to reach out for support if they need it. […]

NHS in Leeds reminds public to look after their posture while working from home

This Back Care Awareness Month, the local NHS is urging the public to maintain good posture while working remotely, to alleviate muscle tension and reduce the risk of repetitive strain injury. The coronavirus pandemic has seen working from home become the ‘new normal’ for many people. However, the lack of a proper home office set-up […]

Governing Body Lay Member (Non Executive)

NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is recruiting a Lay Member to join its Governing Body. NHS Leeds CCG is ambitious and committed to focussing real change in tackling health inequalities, which was highlighted even more by Covid-19. The response to Covid-19 has also seen a lot of innovation in a short space of time […]

Coronavirus: A guide for parents and carers

Parents and carers of children in Leeds are being offered guidance on what to do if their child falls ill and they suspect it could be due to coronavirus, so they can access the right support at the right time.

NHS in Leeds highlights the importance of hand hygiene on Global Handwashing Day 2020

As cases of coronavirus increase in Leeds and further restrictions are implemented, Global Handwashing Day (Thursday 15 October) is a stark reminder that handwashing is vital in preventing the spread of Covid-19 and other illnesses. The local NHS is urging Leeds residents to practice good hand hygiene in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Washing […]