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Innovative ABCD in Leeds programme set to widen its reach as three new Pathfinder sites given go-ahead: ABCD in Leeds Pathfinder logo

20 May 2024

Innovative ABCD in Leeds programme set to widen its reach as three new Pathfinder sites given go-ahead

A pioneering asset-based community development programme is set to be expanded in Leeds.  

Health Adult social care

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09 May 2024

Covid-19 spring booster vaccine now available in Leeds

Those eligible for the spring booster Covid-19 vaccine are this year being urged to get their vaccine as soon as they would like rather than wait to be contacted by the NHS.

Health Coronavirus

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09 May 2024

Nearly 3,000 families missing out on free healthy food scheme

Low-income families and pregnant women in Leeds are urged to make use of a healthy food scheme as statistics show nearly 3,000 households could be missing out. 

Health

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22 Mar 2024

Public health leaders welcome proposals to eradicate smoking within a generation

Public health leaders in Leeds, West Yorkshire and Yorkshire and the Humber are applauding the introduction of the Tobacco and Nicotine Bill, calling it a “game-changer” with the potential to eradicate smoking within a generation.

Health

Warning of the dangers of illegal vapes as thousands seized in city crackdown: Vape pic 1

02 Feb 2024

Warning of the dangers of illegal vapes as thousands seized in city crackdown

Almost 16,000 illicit vapes have been seized from just two Leeds retailers during a joint operation involving the police, trading standards and the council to crack down on the illegal sale of vapes, particularly to children.

Health Crime

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01 Dec 2023

Leeds hospitals chosen for expanded national HIV programme

LGI and St James's part of campaign to end new transmissions of HIV in England by 2030

Health

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17 Nov 2023

Leeds mental health racial equality partnership wins national award

An innovative programme of work to promote racial equity within Leeds’ mental health services has won a major accolade in this year’s Health Service Journal (HSJ) awards.

Health

New campaign to reduce the numbers of young people vaping: Enforcement updated 2 (002)

17 Nov 2023

New campaign to reduce the numbers of young people vaping

Retailers are being warned not to sell nicotine vapes to under-18s as part of a major campaign to reduce the numbers of young people vaping in Leeds.

Health