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.

People in Leeds reminded to self-isolate for 14 days before an operation

Anyone booked in for an operation must self-isolate for 14 days prior to their procedure, as the NHS in Leeds continues efforts to re-open services safely. The NHS in Leeds is working with Leeds City Council to share this message among employers in the city so that they can work with their employees to consider […]

Official launch of first ever Leeds primary care BAME network

Two days after the NHS celebrates its 72nd birthday, another symbolic event takes place as the first ever Leeds network for Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) launches for staff working in primary care at 6.30pm on Tuesday 7 July.

New clinical chair for the CCG

Dr Jason Broch has been appointed as the Clinical Chair of NHS Leeds CCG, taking over from Dr Gordon Sinclair, who retired at the end of June.

Breathe Easy groups provide peer support for Leeds residents with lung conditions

Love Your Lungs Week (Monday 22 – Sunday 28 June) aims to raise awareness of lung health. This year, the British Lung Foundation and the NHS in Leeds is encouraging people living with lung conditions to access the virtual support available across the city. People who have conditions such as severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease […]

Stay safe and well during hot weather

With hot weather due to hit Leeds this week, the local NHS is reminding people how to stay safe and well during a Covid-19 summer.

Leeds wellbeing co-ordinators continue to combat loneliness

Plea comes after British Red Cross report shows that up to two in five people may be experiencing loneliness since lockdown. Following a report published by the British Red Cross (Friday 19 June) showing that loneliness has increased during lockdown, the NHS in Leeds is reminding people that they can get help from Linking Leeds, […]

Don’t pass it on – help keep the R number down

As lockdown restrictions slowly ease, the local NHS is urging people in Leeds to continue to take care and follow precautions in order to keep the COVID-19 infection rate under control.