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.

Grab your COVID-19 booster before New Year

23 December 2021 People in Leeds are being urged to grab their booster jab before New Year, as the NHS goes all out to protect the city against the Omicron variant. Vaccination centres will be open throughout the festive break so that people can get a jab while they are off work or snapping up […]

Booster jabs hit record level in Leeds and West Yorkshire

It’s been a record week for booster jabs in Leeds, thanks to the amazing work of NHS vaccination teams and partners across the region. Over 66,000 vaccinations were delivered across the city, a jump of almost 90% compared to the previous week and the highest number of boosters delivered to date.

‘Get boosted now’ mission for West Yorkshire

The NHS vaccination programme in West Yorkshire is pulling out all the stops to offer everyone aged 18 and over the chance to book a COVID-19 booster vaccine by the end of December. In response to the national effort to protect people against the Omicron variant, extra appointments are being made available at centres across […]

Lord Mayor boosts vaccination campaign

The Lord Mayor of Leeds is urging all eligible residents to go for their free COVID-19 booster vaccination as soon as they’re contacted by the NHS.

Leeds residents urged to get their jabs as part of the NHS ‘Big Vaccine Weekend’

People in Leeds are being given extra opportunities to get vaccinated as part of a major national drive to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates this weekend (26-28 November). Hundreds of extra appointments for both boosters and first and second doses are on offer at vaccination centres across the district in the nationwide promotion – dubbed ‘The […]

Leeds residents urged to take antibiotics seriously this World Antibiotic Awareness Week

The NHS in Leeds will be joining health organisations around the world this week (18-25 November) to raise awareness of the global problem of antibiotic resistance and to encourage people to pledge to tackle it. The World Health Organisation is calling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) one of the biggest threats to global health. Antibiotics kill bacteria […]

Urgent eye care at home frees doctors for emergency departments

  15/11/2021   Urgent eye care at home frees doctors for emergency departments   People with urgent, emergency eye care can use the CUES service instead of going straight away to the Accident Emergency department or their GP. CUES – COVID-19 Urgent Eyecare Service – is free for all, including children. It is designed to […]

Health and care providers in Leeds urge; in this busy time, please be kind

Health and care organisations across the city are calling for kindness, consideration and for patients and residents to support their local NHS providers at this unprecedented and busy time. The demand across GP practices, hospital services, the Emergency Departments and local community services is at an all time high. High volume of patients is a […]