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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.

Leeds Health and Care services experiencing highest ever demand

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.

‘Check in with a mate’ this Christmas

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 partnerships come together to support people and communities through the cost-of-living crisis

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 […]

Leeds Health and Care Partnership statement – strike action

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.

Parents and carers in West Yorkshire asked to be on the lookout for symptoms of Group A streptococcus, or ‘Strep A’, in children (commonly called scarlet fever)

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 […]

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