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.
Asthma advice – remember your inhaler this summer
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.
Every Breath You Treat Conference – 04 October 2022
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.
New analysis reveals trends in children and young people’s mental health care in Leeds
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.
Partnership’s suicide prevention campaign to hit the big screens at Leeds Pride
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.
Plan ahead to stay well this summer
Health professionals from the NHS in Leeds are reminding residents to plan ahead to stay well this summer.
Leeds Health and Social Care Hub launches to improve outcomes across the region
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.
Climate change toolkit launched across West Yorkshire
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.
How are you doing, Leeds? Public survey will build a picture of mental health and wellbeing
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 1st July – NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board
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.