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.
Street Health Clinical Practitioner is one of the hidden heroes being celebrated for NHS 72nd birthday
Following the NHS’ 72nd birthday on Sunday 5 July, NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is celebrating the contributions made by some of the unsung heroes of the coronavirus pandemic. On Sunday 5 July, the NHS celebrated its 72nd birthday and around the country, NHS organisations joined the nation in recognising the achievements of its […]
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 […]
IT crowd get recognition as hidden heroes of the NHS ahead of 72nd birthday celebrations
With the NHS set to celebrate its 72nd birthday (Sunday 5 July), NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is recognising the contributions made by some of the unsung heroes of the coronavirus pandemic including those who managed to set up and install just under 1,000 IT devices for 94 GP practices in Leeds.
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.
Leeds GPs significantly increase telephone consultations during lockdown
During April, in the first full month of lockdown, Leeds GP practices saw an almost 50% increase in consultations carried out over telephone or video, although overall demand for appointments* dropped by around 100,000 according to figures from the local NHS.
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 […]
Patients in Leeds must wear face coverings when accessing health services
Anyone accessing health services in Leeds will be expected to wear a face covering as part of the city’s effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
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 […]