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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.

Hilary Benn MP in Leeds social prescribing visit

Woodhouse Medical Practice hosted a visit from Hilary Benn MP on Friday 4 October, who came along to find out more about how social prescribing helps people in the city.

CCG chair to retire next year

Dr Gordon Sinclair, Clinical Chair of NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), has announced that he will retire from his post in May 2020.

Dry eyes not as standard

Hello my name is Rob… and I’m the Head of Planning for the Leeds Plan within NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group and the Leeds Health Partnerships Team. However this blog isn’t about me or the work I do or the organisations I work for do.

Flash Glucose Monitoring System (Freestyle Libre®)

Following the publication of the NHS England guidance entitled “Flash Glucose Monitoring: National Arrangements for Funding of Relevant Diabetes Patients” in March 2019, NHS Leeds CCG has worked with neighbouring CCGs and their diabetes teams across West Yorkshire and Harrogate to produce a joint policy reflecting the national guidance (see link below). This policy has […]

NHS Leeds CCG appoints new Accountable Officer

We're pleased to confirm the appointment of Tim Ryley as the new Accountable Officer. Tim is currently the CCG’s Director of Strategy, Performance and Planning and his appointment to Accountable Officer will be ratified at the CCG’s Governing Body meeting on 27 March 2019.

Freestyle Libre – update March 2019

We are currently working with diabetes specialists in West Yorkshire and Harrogate to update our policies on flash glucose monitoring, following the publication of new guidance from NHS England, and agree a single policy for all 9 CCGs.