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28 July 2016

NEW! Leeds West CCG launches a campaign ‘Don’t forget your asthma inhalers as you never know when you’ll need it’, to remind children not to forget their asthma inhalers during the summer holidays.

They teamed up with Sacred Heart Primary School in Leeds, to produce a number of short video clips, two nursery rhymes and memes as part of the campaign. Join the conversation on Twitter with #MyAsthma.

Read more about the campaign and watch the video clips here.


12 July 2016

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Leeds Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2016 – 2021 invites everyone in the city to play their part in making Leeds the best city for health and wellbeing.

Click here for the full Strategy, plan on a page and short animation.

Read about the launch here.


6 July 2016

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Stand up for making it fallproof

A new campaign to reduce the number of injuries caused by preventable falls could improve the quality of life for thousands of older people living in Leeds, preventing them from needing to visit a hospital and saving the city thousands of pounds.

Watch the video or click here to find out more!


30 June 2016

The second blog from health and care leaders in Leeds talks about two important new developments in Leeds – the Health and Wellbeing Strategy and the Sustainability and Transformation Plan.

Watch the video above and read the full blog here to learn more!


12 May 2016

Leeds is a great place to live and work as a nurse. Phil Corrigan, Chief Executive of NHS Leeds West CCG and practising nurse, is joined by nurses from Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds Community Health and Leeds and York Partnership Foundation Trust telling us why they love working as a nurse in Leeds.

Read more in the Guardian here.


6 May 2016

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The newly formed Leeds Academic Health Partnership brings together the city’s three universities, NHS organisations and the City Council to create a unique and innovative partnership.

Read more in the Yorkshire Evening Post article here.

Visit the Leeds Academic Health Partnership website here.


26 April 2016

Dying Matters Leeds

Dying Matters awareness week is 9 – 15th May 2016. Come along to the free event in Leeds on 10th May – click here for more information.


21 April 2016

Earlier this year, people in Leeds shared their views on what should be included in the new Leeds Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2016-2021, which is helping to shape the final strategy.  View the summary of what was said here and watch this space for the new Leeds Health and Wellbeing Strategy to be published soon!


30 March 2016

Report released summarising the main findings from citywide conversations with individuals in Leeds about developing a Personal Health Record in Joined Up Leeds 2.


30 March 2016

Watch Tom Riordan, Chief Executive of Leeds City Council and Chair of the new Health and Care Partnership Executive Group, give a message to all health and care staff in the city, and read his full blog here.


8 February 2016

Watch how Leeds is using technology to improve the health and wellbeing of local people. This programme is supported by the NHS England Integrated Care Pioneer Programme. Find out more about how technology is improving care in Leeds here.


25 November 2016

Health & social care apprenticeships provide an opportunity for new recruits to get off to a great start in their careers. More here.


29 October 2015

Second edition of Mental Health Framework News (November 2015) available here.

More news

Inspiring Change is working with seven partners citywide to deliver changes across health and social care in Leeds that will make services better, fairer and simpler.

The latest news and activity taking place across each of these NHS, Council and community organisations can be found by clicking on the links below.

Leeds City Council
Read about what is happening generally across Leeds on their website and follow them on Twitter

NHS Leeds North Clinical Commissioning Group
Read their annual report here and follow them on Twitter

NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning
Read their latest news and look through their annual report here and follow them on Twitter

NHS Leeds West Clinical Commissioning Group
Catch up on their latest news here and follow them on Twitter

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
View their latest news here and follow them on Twitter

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Keep up to date with their latest activity here and Twitter

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Keep updated with their latest news and follow them on Twitter