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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.

Local Healthy Hearts project shortlisted for national award

A programme to reduce the impact of heart disease across the region has been shortlisted for the Cardiovascular Care Initiative of the Year category at the HSJ Value Awards 2020, which recognise outstanding dedication to making things better in the NHS.

Leeds GP practice strikes gold

Armley Medical Practice has become the first GP surgery in Leeds to be awarded a gold award under a national pilot that brings the ‘Pride in Practice’ programme to the city.

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 […]