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.

Mental health support for children and young people returning to school

More children and young people are returning to school this week, but with smaller class sizes and new room layouts, the school day will be quite different from what pupils are used to. As they start to adapt to this new routine, the NHS in Leeds is encouraging parents and carers to look out for […]

Cervical screening awareness week 15 – 21 June 2020

Monday 15th June – Sunday 21st June is dedicated to the prevention of cervical cancer and the importance of taking up screening invitations. Led by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, the week aims to raise awareness of cervical cancer, stress the importance of screening and reduce the impact for everyone affected by cervical cell abnormalities and […]

Remember your inhaler this summer

As the weather warms up and we make the most of time outdoors during lockdown, the NHS in Leeds is advising people with asthma – especially children –  on how to manage their health this summer to avoid the ‘September spike’ in emergency asthma admissions. Asthma affects 1.1 million (one in 11) children in the […]

Local NHS stays connected with its volunteers during lockdown

For this year’s Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June), NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is acknowledging the contribution its volunteers are making in supporting the local NHS during the coronavirus outbreak. Over recent years, volunteers at NHS Leeds CCG have been working alongside health and wellbeing professionals to help shape local health services. They have played […]

Making caring visible this Carers Week

This year, as people across the country are facing new challenges as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Carers Leeds is highlighting the key role played by unpaid carers to support health and social care in Leeds.

Leeds mum encourages others to access online breastfeeding support during coronavirus pandemic

This Breastfeeding Celebration Week (1 to 7 June), a Leeds mum shares her experience of getting online support for breastfeeding and the benefits to breastfeeding. Steph (surname withheld) from Leeds said: “When I was pregnant with William, I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to breastfeed. In anticipation, I joined some support groups online. […]