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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

Lord Mayor urges Leeds to get winter strong: Lord Mayor receiving winter vaccination

06 Nov 2023

Lord Mayor urges Leeds to get winter strong

The Lord Mayor of Leeds has urged residents to check if they are eligible for the free flu or covid-19 vaccine this winter.

Health

Innovative ABCD in Leeds programme celebrates milestone at special city event: ABCD event

27 Oct 2023

Innovative ABCD in Leeds programme celebrates milestone at special city event

An event marking a special birthday of a pioneering asset-based community development programme in Leeds has been held this week.

Over 150 attendees, including members of third sector organisations, interested representatives of other local authorities and city councillors came together at Slung Low in Holbeck to celebrate the 10th birthday of the Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) programme.  

Health Community groups

Major upgrade of telecare services in Leeds successfully completed: Leeds Tele Care Services

02 Oct 2023

Major upgrade of telecare services in Leeds successfully completed

Infrastructure and equipment upgraded from analogue to digital

Adult social care Health

World Suicide Prevention Day 2023 – check in with your mate: Check in with your mate Social Join the campaign 1200x630

06 Sep 2023

World Suicide Prevention Day 2023 – check in with your mate

Leeds City Council has joined forces with the Rhinos Foundation as part of a campaign to encourage people to check-in with their mates and help normalise conversations around mental health and suicide, particularly among  men.

Health