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Leeds Backs World No Tobacco Day 2017

Health leaders in Leeds are backing international efforts to prioritise and accelerate tobacco control efforts on World No Tobacco Day on 31 May 2017....

New child healthy weight plan for Leeds launched

A new plan to support Leeds families and their children achieve a healthy weight has been launched today. The Leeds Child Healthy Weight Plan was...

New lessons help Leeds pupils learn about mental health

Lessons to help children and young people understand about mental health have been launched in Leeds today (Wednesday 3 May). As part of the city’s...

New blood pressure funding could save thousands of lives in Leeds

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has awarded Leeds City Council and the city’s three Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) funding for people to have potentially...

World Health Day supported by Leeds as international campaign against depression...

In the lead-up to World Health Day on 7 April, latest estimates from the World Health Organisation (WHO), suggest over 300 million people are...

Providing quality in care homes in Leeds

People working in Leeds health and care are linking with service users and their representatives to make sure delivery of care in the city...

Council launches health services for ten per cent poorest neighbourhoods in...

A new way of delivering interventions to improve the health of the poorest ten per cent of Leeds will use expert knowledge and community...

Leeds wins bid to become one of the first Time to...

Councils, the NHS, police, community groups, charities, employers and schools in Leeds are all coming together to change how we think and act about...

Campaign highlights best chance of quitting for Leeds smokers

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...

New report finds children with additional needs are proud to be...

A joint inspection carried out by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission has found that children and young people with special educational needs and...

Leeds Rhino backs efforts to improve young mental health

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...

Statement about plans for The Green care home

Councillor Rebecca Charlwood, Leeds City Council executive member for health, wellbeing and adults said: “The future for The Green has been subject of a lot...

Happy, healthy birthday

One of Leeds less known gems this week celebrates 25 years of delivering expert advice and information to health, care and social work staff. The...

Women in Leeds urged to have their smear tests as one...

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...

Leeds champions voice of people with motor neurone disease

Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board has agreed to adopt the motor neurone disease (MND) Charter to confirm their support of local people living with...

HIV Testing Week comes to Leeds as the city prepares light...

The NHS, sexual health charities and Leeds City Council are gearing up for National HIV Testing week starting on 19th November. Now in its fifth...

Living and breathing Leeds

Health and care partners in Leeds are using World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) day on Wednesday 16th November to highlight new peer support...

Leeds Let’s Get Active to continue in 2017

A popular scheme which has inspired thousands of people to take part in sport and physical activity across Leeds will be continuing in the...

Changing face of public health in Leeds highlighted

The changing face of public health over the past 150 years features in the 2016 report from Leeds City Council’s Director of Public Health,...

New conference puts Leeds on the international stage for child welfare

Child protection experts from across the globe will be heading to Leeds next month to share their insights on child welfare and restorative practice. Professionals...

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