News

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.

Urgent eye care at home frees doctors for emergency departments

  15/11/2021   Urgent eye care at home frees doctors for emergency departments   People with urgent, emergency eye care can use the CUES service instead of going straight away to the Accident Emergency department or their GP. CUES – COVID-19 Urgent Eyecare Service – is free for all, including children. It is designed to […]

Health and care providers in Leeds urge; in this busy time, please be kind

Health and care organisations across the city are calling for kindness, consideration and for patients and residents to support their local NHS providers at this unprecedented and busy time. The demand across GP practices, hospital services, the Emergency Departments and local community services is at an all time high. High volume of patients is a […]

Help us to help you by choosing the right service

Doctors in Leeds are urging people to choose the best service for their needs if they are feeling unwell or have a minor injury and to think carefully before going to the Emergency Department (A&E). The Emergency Departments at both Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) and St James’s Hospital are currently extremely busy and are seeing […]

Leeds health chiefs issue ‘don’t delay’ plea for COVID-19 boosters and flu jabs

Eligible people in Leeds are being urged to protect themselves against serious illness this winter by getting both their COVID-19 booster and flu jab as soon as they are invited. Those most at risk from COVID-19 are being invited for a booster jab six months after they had their second dose. This is to ensure […]

Controlling cholesterol helps Leeds residents protect their heart health

The NHS in Leeds is marking National Cholesterol Month by encouraging residents to look after their heart and check their cholesterol. The yearly awareness campaign run by charity Heart UK aims to highlight the importance of understanding what cholesterol is and how it can affect our future health. Cholesterol is a fatty substance found in […]