Don’t let measles, mumps and rubella into your child’s world

Reminder as Leeds marks World Immunisation Week The importance of the MMR vaccine to protect children against measles, mumps and rubella is the focus of a new campaign as Leeds marks World Immunisation Week. Vaccines are the most effective way to prevent infectious diseases and protect ourselves and our children against ill health. According…

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Cutting edge spinal surgery gives Sylvia a new lease of life

Spire Leeds Hospital is amongst Yorkshire’s largest hospitals offering treatment across over 30 medical specialties including orthopaedic surgery, cardiology, oncology (cancer care) and general surgery. Spire Leeds Hospital is open to everyone; patients with private medical insurance, patients who are “self-funding” or paying for their own treatment as they go or patients who are…

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Bluebird Care Leeds North Shortlisted for Prestigious Home Care Award

Bluebird Care Leeds North has been shortlisted for the ‘Innovative Technology Expertise’ category at the Home Care Awards. The prestigious Home Care Awards are the benchmark for business and service excellence in the UK home care sector. This year, the awards ceremony will take place on Friday 19th March, subject to Covid-19 restrictions. Bluebird…

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Lord Mayor of Leeds gives vaccine push a shot in the arm

Lord Mayor of Leeds joined volunteers at a Leeds vaccine centre in a bid to encourage people from the city’s many diverse communities to get their jab. Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Eileen Taylor was on hand at the Woodhouse Medical Practice doing her bit to boost what is the largest vaccination programme in…

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Praise for support offered to older people in Leeds by grassroots community groups during pandemic

A new report has praised grassroots community groups in Leeds for the vital support they have provided for older people during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report, jointly compiled by the Centre for Ageing Better charitable foundation and Sheffield Hallam University’s Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, highlights how Leeds Neighbourhood Networks have acted…

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Leeds businesses rally round to feed families during half-term

A city-wide project to ensure children do not go hungry has been hailed a great success. Families across the district have benefited from the Healthy Holidays Programme during October half-term. The scheme run by Leeds Community Foundation in partnership with Leeds City Council and other organisations provides children and families with access to meals…

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No new COVID-19 restrictions in Leeds for a further week

No new restrictions have been imposed on Leeds by the government today, but the city could face further limits this time next week if the number of infections continues to rise. People are being urged to do everything they can to help stop the spread of the virus as the city remains in enhanced…

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