November 2021

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.

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 […]

Help us to help you by choosing the right service

Doctors in Leeds are urging people to choose the best service for their needs if they are feeling unwell or have a minor injury and to think carefully before going to the Emergency Department (A&E). The Emergency Departments at both Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) and St James’s Hospital are currently extremely busy and are seeing […]