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.

Young people to question health and social care leaders in the city for Takeover Day

As part of this year’s Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day young people from Leeds will be questioning the city’s health and care leaders about their plans to improve emotional and mental health. Young people from YouthWatch Leeds, the consumer champions for health and care, will be using the tenth anniversary of the national Takeover Day to […]

Leeds health leaders pledge to tackle antibiotic resistance

Healthcare leaders in Leeds have made a pledge during World Antibiotic Awareness Week (13-19 November 2017) to tackle antibiotic resistance in an effort to combat the growth of ‘superbugs’. (Above photo from left to right: Philip Howard, Consultant Antimicrobial Pharmacist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Dr Ian Cameron, Director of Public Health at Leeds City Council, […]

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 […]