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 World Mental Health Day (10 October), and during Black History Month, MindMate will launch the #SpeakUpLeeds campaign, in partnership with Forum Central, Leeds City Council, Magpie and Black Lives Matter Leeds.
Following the news that there will be a national bank holiday on Monday 19 September to mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral, local health and care services are letting people know where they can access help and repeat medicines.
NHS vaccination teams across Leeds are offering COVID-19 boosters to those at greatest risk from the virus.
Know Your Numbers Week takes place from 5-11 September, and the NHS in Leeds is encouraging all adults to get their blood pressure checked.
West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership’s Partnership Board (WY HCP) will meet in public on Tuesday 6 September 2022 at 2pm. The meeting will be held online using digital technology and chaired by Cathy Elliott, Chair of the NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board and Vice Chair of the Partnership Board.
As we approach the August bank holiday, the NHS in Leeds is encouraging residents to plan ahead to stay well.
As the weather warms up and we make the most of time outdoors, the NHS in Leeds is advising people with asthma – especially children – on how to manage their health this summer to avoid the ‘September spike’ in emergency asthma admissions.
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.