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.

The NHS in Leeds celebrates the work of patient participation groups across the city

NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) Partnership is holding its first annual event, to celebrate the work of patient participation groups (PPGs) across Leeds. The fully booked event will be taking place on Friday 20 October, from 9.30am to 3.30pm at Leeds United Football club. PPGs work alongside GP practice staff to improve the experience […]

Aireborough GPs help patients gear up for winter with a flu clinic

For the first time, GP practices in the Aireborough area will be working in collaboration with a community organisation to deliver a flu clinic on Monday 25 September in Yeadon. The locality leadership team, which consists of; Dr Adrian Rees a GP at Yeadon Tarn Medical Practice, Amanda Jowsey a Lead Nurse at Rawdon Surgery […]

AGM for NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Groups Partnership

NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) Partnership is inviting members of the public to its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 13 September from 2 – 3.30pm at Leeds Town Hall, Albert Room, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AD. The CCG partnership covers the three NHS bodies in Leeds responsible for planning and funding (commissioning) the […]

Developing a shared purpose

I’ve realised it has been a while since my last blog and I wanted to start this one off by acknowledging the great work that has gone on behind the scenes. The Leeds CCGs undertook a review called ‘One Voice’ to explore a single commissioning approach for health and care services in the city. I […]

Primary school leads the way in mental health

A primary school in Otley is celebrating, after becoming the first school in Leeds to be recognised as part of a pioneering programme that supports children and young people’s social, emotional and mental health. Westgate Primary School in Otley has been assessed and accredited by MindMate Champions, a new prevention and early intervention programme delivered […]

Leeds Mum Shares Her Story to Reduce Mental Health Stigma

When Leeds mum Sarah Sturdy gave birth prematurely, the traumatic experience made it difficult to bond with her son and left her feeling depressed and anxious. Now Sarah is speaking out about her experiences of mental health difficulties during pregnancy and after her son was born, in a bid to encourage other parents to get support […]

From sprints to tiring climbs

As I get ready for my cycling challenge I realised my training regime reflects work in changing the Leeds health and care system to enable it to be in the best shape possible. No matter what the future might hold, and whatever pressures the system is under, there’s some fundamentals we must always get right. […]

Leeds Rhino backs efforts to improve young mental health

7 February 2017 Leeds Rhinos player Stevie Ward is backing a new citywide strategy to improve young people’s mental health. The 23 year-old player has spoken about his own experiences of depression that developed when he was put out of action by series of injuries in 2015 and 2016. He shared his personal story and […]