Leeds City Council - Archive (health)

2019
10
June
2019
Organisations across Leeds have formed a new partnership to help adult survivors of child sexual abuse. Public awareness of child sexual abuse and the impact it has on the lives of victims, their families and communities has increased in recent ye...
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22
March
2019
As part of new national capital funding awarded by Public Health England (PHE) to help improve the lives of those affected by alcohol, Leeds will be extending the existing programme of alcoholic liver disease testing through the purchase of three Fib...
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08
March
2019
A new report providing a comprehensive picture of life, health and wellbeing for women and girls in Leeds is published today (Friday 8th March 2019). Commissioned by Leeds City Council in collaboration with Women’s Lives Leeds, the report comes fr...
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2018
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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17
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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07
September
2018
Commenting on the recent announcement that Leeds City Council are one of 16 organisations to sign a new 'Clean Van Commitment'-- led by charity Global Action Plan in partnership with Engie and backed by the Department for Transport -- to collectively...
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01
March
2018
Leeds ranks highest amongst the Core Cities according to recently released analysis from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing. The analysis looks beyond economic and performance indicators such as gross domestic product and use of health and care r...
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2017
23
November
2017
Leading health think tank The King’s Fund and Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board have teamed up to gather health data experts together in the city to share best practice and look at the best ways for information technology to support health and care. ...
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06
November
2017
A new multi-cultural day centre which caters for the physical and social needs of elders by offering a provision which is appropriate to their individual needs was formally opened today [Monday 6th November]. Situated on Reginald Terrace - off Cha...
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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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2016
11
July
2016
People across Leeds are invited to play their part in making Leeds the best city for health and wellbeing after leaders endorsed a new health and wellbeing strategy. Following a wide range of contributions from local people and experts, the focus of ...
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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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27
May
2016
In the wake of new laws about tobacco packaging, health leaders from across Leeds have united to back a message of support for those wanting to kick tobacco into touch on 31st May, World No Tobacco Day. Councillor Rebecca Charlwood, Leeds City Cou...
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06
April
2016
A successful bid for funding by Leeds City Council and Calderdale Council is being celebrated as both councils announce they have been awarded a grant from the Local Government Association’s Digital Transformation Fund following 110 submissions natio...
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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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23
March
2016
Following formal public consultation by Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust (LCH) around proposed changes to some of its service locations in the second half of 2015, the Leeds Adult Social Care, Public Health and NHS Scrutiny Board has issued a res...
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08
March
2016
Families in Leeds are being encouraged to sign up to the Leeds Sugar Smart challenge as Spring begins. The campaign is part of a wide range of Smart Swaps work across the city to combat childhood obesity. Leeds has seen an improving trend for redu...
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01
March
2016
Health and wellbeing leaders in Leeds are backing the relaunch of a West Yorkshire Trading Standards campaign aimed at reducing supply and demand for illegal tobacco, including stopping dealers who sell to children, being launched on 1st March. Il...
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20
January
2016
The launch of “Our Voices”, an event tackling the experiences of people who are getting older without children, is being hosted by Leeds City Council. The event at the Civic Hall is produced by the organisation Ageing Without Children and funded b...
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19
January
2016
People in Leeds are invited to have their say on the city’s health and wellbeing priorities as the body responsible for setting the Leeds health strategy plans for the next five years. The strategy is developed by the Leeds Health and Wellbeing Bo...
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12
January
2016
At an urgent meeting of Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board, senior figures from the city’s health and care community outlined plans to deal with significant reductions in the public health grant following the government spending review. With further...
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2015
08
December
2015
Health and care leaders across the city have teamed up to make sure their organisations are able to help people plan to keep warm and well this winter, offering advice, energy ‘health checks’ and energy efficiency improvements. The Warmth for Well...
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20
November
2015
Eight lucky individuals will take part in a new scheme as Leeds health and social care partners take on new apprentices of all ages to work in a variety of jobs across Leeds. Partners involved in the scheme are Leeds Community Healthcare, Leeds Te...
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21
October
2015
Time is running out for local community groups to apply for small grants from the Winter Wellbeing Community Grants Scheme. Established by Leeds City Council in partnership with Leeds Community Foundation, the scheme supports projects helping vulnera...
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15
October
2015
Senior councillors will discuss how to improve air quality and the significant health benefits this brings when they meet next week. A report being considered by executive board on Wednesday 21 October makes it clear that improving air quality by ...
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31
July
2015
Government consultation about the implementation of £200 million cuts to Public Health has finally been announced. The long awaited issue of the consultation document – which councils have been awaiting for nearly two months – asks councils to sug...
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13
July
2015
Latest Be Clear on Cancer in Leeds campaign urges women over 70 to be aware of breast cancer symptoms Approximately 30% of women diagnosed with breast cancer report a symptom other than a lump[i] However, when asked to name symptoms of breast ...
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18
June
2015
An ‘unloneliness’ conference aims to reduce social isolation in Leeds and share expertise from leading specialists as the council brings together people from throughout the city to see how the city can become more socially connected, happy and health...
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10
June
2015
  A commitment to understand the health needs of homeless people is at the heart of the St Mungo’s Broadway ‘Homeless Health Charter’ which Leeds health and care leaders have pledged to support. Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board Chair Lisa Mulhe...
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