Leeds City Council - Archive (NHS)

2018
20
November
2018
With a successful record of delivering the NHS Health Check programme at a level almost ten percent higher than the national average, Leeds is looking to improve uptake of the checks - aimed at preventing heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, kidne...
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17
October
2018
Plans for improving rates of breastfeeding in Leeds are set to be discussed at Leeds City Council executive board on 17th October. The new Leeds Breastfeeding Plan builds on previous work which has seen rates improve steadily. Leeds Community Heal...
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September
2018
New health service provision for 0-19 year olds in Leeds will be delivered by Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust (LCH) following the award of a contract by Leeds City Council. LCH will be delivering the Public Health Integrated Nursing Service f...
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2017
06
April
2017
People working in Leeds health and care are linking with service users and their representatives to make sure delivery of care in the city reflects best practice and community need at a time of increased demands and tight resources. An event aimed...
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13
March
2017
SMOKERS IN Leeds are being targeted by a new campaign to highlight the effectiveness of local Stop Smoking Services. Cancer Research UK has launched an advertising campaign, aimed at increasing awareness and encouraging people to get help from the...
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03
March
2017
Health, care and voluntary sector leaders have endorsed ‘The Leeds Commitment to Carers’ as part of wide-ranging work in the city to link up and improve the way care is provided across the city. Recent estimates suggest around 72,000 people in Lee...
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08
February
2017
Issued in partnership with NHS Leeds Leeds Rhinos player Stevie Ward is backing a new citywide strategy to improve young people’s mental health. The 23 year-old player has spoken about his own experiences of depression that developed when he wa...
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January
2017
The latest statistics from NHS Digital have alarmingly revealed that last year more than a quarter (26%) of women in Leeds aged 25-64 who are eligible for a cervical screening test did not book in or attend their smear test. The data has found tha...
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13
January
2017
Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board has agreed to adopt the motor neurone disease (MND) Charter to confirm their support of local people living with this terminal disease and their carers. MND is a fatal. The rapidly progressing disease can leave peo...
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2016
09
September
2016
Leeds will be awash with all things ‘baby’ next week, as the city launches its first ever Baby Week. Baby Week is an annual early years’ initiative aimed at bringing together statutory and voluntary services in the maternity, children and family s...
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16
June
2016
Health and care leaders in Leeds are welcoming the partnership between the NHS, Leeds City Council’s Public Health team, and Ingeus, a leading provider of health, employment, training and skills services, which will see individuals at high risk of de...
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24
March
2016
The popular Leeds Let’s Get Active (LLGA) scheme is being funded to continue until at least November thanks to additional funding from South and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Central government cuts to funding for public health work in ...
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12
February
2016
Cuts to funding from government for public health work in Leeds mean the city will have millions of pounds less to spend on preventative health care over the next three years it has been confirmed. The confirmation of the government’s final figure...
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