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.

Let’s Keep Going Leeds! Leeds issues reminder asking people to keep working together to keep older people safe

Organisations across Leeds are renewing their campaign to raise awareness that people aged 60 and over are at greater risk of health complications from COVID-19. Following the announcement of the latest lockdown, partners in Leeds are continuing to advise residents how they can stay active and connected, whilst still reducing physical contact to minimise the risk of virus transmission.

Public urged to stay home if they have winter vomiting bug

Leeds residents are being urged to stay home and get telephone or online advice from the NHS rather than visiting a hospital or health centre, if they fall ill with nororvirus, the winter vomiting bug. The advice has been issued by the local NHS in an effort to reduce the spread of the bug, which […]

Leeds GPs begin offering Covid vaccine

GP practice staff in Leeds marked a significant milestone today (15 December), when they took part in the roll out of the biggest vaccination programme in NHS history.

As students struggle with loneliness over the Christmas period the NHS in Leeds is encouraging students to seek help and Feel Better with their local health campaign

The NHS in Leeds is encouraging students in Leeds to seek help with their mental health and wellbeing with their local campaign, Feel Better. In a recent survey from the National Union of Students (NUS) more than 50% of students say their mental health has declined since the coronavirus pandemic began, with many of them feeling stress, loneliness, anxiety and depression.

NHS in Leeds encourages people to access mental health services as city enters Tier 3

As Leeds enters Tier 3 after a month of national coronavirus restrictions, the local NHS is urging people to reach out for mental health support if they need it. Following the end of the national lockdown on 2 December, Leeds residents have now been placed in the highest level of restrictions in the Government’s tier […]