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.
NHS services this Easter
Ahead of the four-day Easter weekend (Friday 7 – Monday 10 April), the NHS in Leeds is reminding people to check they have enough medication and to order repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.
Mums-to-be urged to avoid any alcohol during their pregnancy
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 issue guidance to help you have a safe and enjoyable Christmas
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.
NHS services this Christmas and New Year
The NHS in Leeds is encouraging residents to choose the right service if they become unwell during the festive period.
Leeds is facing unprecedented levels of demand – Leeds Health and Care Partnership
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).
‘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 […]
Second anniversary of COVID-19 vaccination programme marked with new report and booster plea
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 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 […]
Health chiefs urge people to get boosted for Christmas
With Christmas just 24 sleeps away, eligible people in Leeds are being urged to get their booster jab to keep them and others safe during the festivities.