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

People who have conditions such as severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, or cystic fibrosis, will be particularly at risk during the coronavirus outbreak. This means they may be shielding at home, limiting social interaction, to protect themselves from the virus. Love Your Lungs Week (Monday 22 – Sunday 28 June) aims to raise […]

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

The 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 […]