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.
Shared statement – Leeds Health and Care Partnership This week the health and care system in Leeds is facing demand higher than ever experienced. The ongoing impact of COVID-19 and seasonal flu means that all our services across the city are dealing with a huge increase in the numbers of people accessing care. At the same time, services are experiencing staff shortages in many settings due to vacancies and sickness.
With the festive season upon us, the NHS in Leeds is reminding pregnant women to avoid any alcohol during their pregnancy, to give their child the best start in life.
Local health experts have issued guidance on how best to protect yourself and your loved ones over the festive period, to make sure everyone can enjoy Christmas and stay well.
The NHS in Leeds is encouraging residents to choose the right service if they become unwell during the festive period.
Shared statement – 19 December 2022. This week the health and care system in Leeds is facing unprecedented levels of demand which is resulting in long waits for care in Accident and Emergency (A&E).
West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership (WY HCP) has issued a renewed appeal for everyone to ‘check in with a mate’ this Christmas – with the festive period often proving a challenging time for many.
West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership (an integrated care system), The Mayor of West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin, and The West Yorkshire Combined Authority have set out their commitment to support people through the cost-of-living crisis. In a joint statement, they set out the pressures facing people living across the area, whilst highlighting that this is […]
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has confirmed that their members will be taking part in national industrial action, in the form of a strike, on Thursday 15 December and Tuesday 20 December from 8am-8pm. This will impact on some services at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and some community nursing services across the city.
Two years on since the NHS in Leeds delivered the first covid jabs in the district, health leaders have published a report into people’s experience of the vaccination programme while calling on people to get boosted ahead of Christmas. The UK was the first in the world to start the life-saving vaccinations, with the first […]
Parents and carers in West Yorkshire are being asked to be on the lookout for symptoms of Group A Streptococcus, or ‘GAS’, in children (more commonly known as scarlet fever). Symptoms include sore throat, headache, fever and a fine, pinkish or red body rash. On darker skin the rash can be more difficult to detect […]