Press Releases

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.

GP appointments available over Christmas and New Year

NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is advising patients that if they become unwell over the holidays GP appointments will available over Christmas and New Year. Pre-booked appointments can be booked either directly with your GP or by ringing NHS111. GP appointments may not be at your usual GP practice but at your local extended access hub.

NHS in Leeds asks people to get #weatherready

As winter approaches, the NHS in Leeds is supporting a national Met Office campaign that urges residents to be prepared to stay safe and well, whatever the weather.

Local NHS supports World Suicide Prevention Day

NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is supporting World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September) by reminding people that it’s okay to seek help and by encouraging others to look out for those who might be feeling low, distressed or alone.

Tips for staying well in the new school year

As the summer holidays come to an end, the NHS in Leeds is reminding parents and students to make sure they’re prepared for the health challenges that a new term can bring by knowing how to get appropriate advice, making sure all vaccinations are up to date and having a well-stocked medicine cabinet.

Leeds patients are positive about GPs

Results from the latest national GP Patient Survey, published by NHS England last week, show that patients in Leeds are positive about the care they receive from their local GP practice.