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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.

Stay safe and well in the heatwave

With hot weather and tropical conditions due to hit Leeds this week, the local NHS is reminding people how to stay safe and well while reducing potential pressure on the health system.

Remember your inhaler this summer

As the weather warms up and we spend more time outdoors, the NHS in Leeds is advising people with asthma – especially children –  on how to manage their health this summer to avoid the ‘September spike’ in emergency asthma admissions.

Leeds residents urged to #SeeDiabetesDifferently

One in ten Leeds residents will be affected by diabetes – either because they have it already or are at high risk of developing it. Tens of thousands more know someone with the condition.

A great big week for legs and feet

Every two hours in England, someone loses their leg because of a wound that hasn’t healed. To help people understand the importance of looking after their legs, the first national Legs Matter week is being held from 3 to 7 June to urge people to ‘stand up’ to one of the UK’s biggest health challenges.

Changes to prescribing to free up NHS funds

Patients in Leeds will be encouraged to buy medicines over-the-counter rather than being issued with a prescription for them by their GP in an effort to free up NHS funds as part of an initiative formally launched today by NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Health awareness campaign aims to tackle taboos

The NHS in Leeds is supporting an international campaign to break down the taboos around urology conditions, including cancers of the bladder, testicles and prostate.