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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Five-year partnership to improve quality of later life for people in...

A new partnership that will bring fresh thinking to the challenges and opportunities for older residents in Leeds was announced today (Wednesday, 11th October). Like...

Funding for local Champions helping change how we think about mental...

Awards of up to £500 are being offered by Time to Change Leeds to fund activities to help put an end to mental health stigma and...

New report aims to help tackle Leeds mental health inequalities

A new report from Leeds City Council’s public health team has reviewed mental health needs in the city and makes recommendations to improve access...

Plans to provide more care for people recovering from a spell...

Leeds City Council and its partners, including Leeds Community Healthcare Trust, have been awarded a multi-million pound contract to provide 72 community beds across...

Smoking rates in Leeds drop to new low

Smoking levels in Leeds have been cut by nearly half over the last twenty five years new figures show. The latest figures released show...

Leeds backs being breastfeeding friendly

Breastfeeding in Leeds is being given a thumbs up as council leaders endorse World Breastfeeding Week. Following on from Leeds being declared a breastfeeding friendly...

Schools awarded for commitment to health and wellbeing

Schools from across the city are coming together to celebrate their commitment to health and wellbeing at a special celebration event next week. Pupils from...

Leeds Mental Health city representatives respond to concerns about The Great...

Statement from Tom Riordan, CEO Leeds City Council; Helen Kemp, CEO Leeds Mind and Dr Sara Munro, Chief Executive Leeds and York Partnership NHS Trust following concerns...

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. The...

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...

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