We want to ensure that you are kept up to date with the latest news, events and announcements from your local health and care partnership. In this section you can find our latest media releases as well as events and campaign announcements.
On October 4th 2022, the "Every Breath You Treat" online conference will bring together (virtually) more than a dozen experts from academia and medicine to share cutting-edge research and insight exploring the effects of air pollution throughout the life course. There will also be the opportunity to get questions answered live by any of our expert speakers. We believe this event to be the first of its kind focused on this subject matter in the UK.
Across the UK, the number of children and young people experiencing mental health problems is growing especially following the Covid pandemic. Mental health services are expanding, but not fast enough to meet rising needs, leaving many children and young people with limited or no support. Too little is known about who receives support and who might be missing out.
Revellers at the long-awaited return of Leeds Pride this weekend will be getting a timely reminder to ‘check in with their mates’ as part of an ongoing West Yorkshire-wide suicide prevention campaign.
Health professionals from the NHS in Leeds are reminding residents to plan ahead to stay well this summer.
A new Leeds and Social Care Hub launched on Tuesday 19 July, bringing together the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and various local partners to improve health outcomes across the region.
West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership (WY HCP) is supporting primary care providers such as GPs, pharmacy, dentistry, and eye health across West Yorkshire to address climate change within their organisations by launching a climate change toolkit. For many people, their first point of contact with the health service is through primary care.
Leeds Health & Care Partnership is launching a questionnaire this week, asking people living in the city to help build a picture of how the impact of the pandemic and increasing financial pressures is affecting their mental health and wellbeing.
From Friday 1 July 2022, the West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership (WY HCP) will include a new statutory organisation within it called the NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB). The new Board is part of new legislation set out in the Health and Care Act 2022, which focuses on improving outcomes for people by addressing health inequalities, the difference in care received and effective use of budgets across the area.