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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World Breastfeeding Week makes a world of difference

Local health leaders are raising awareness of the environmental and health benefits of infant feeding as well as the support available to mark World Breastfeeding Week. World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. Not everyone chooses to…

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Spire Leeds Hospital has been upgraded to a ‘Good’ rating, following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission

Inspectors carried out a comprehensive examination into services offered at the Roundhay Hospital, earlier in the year, including an unannounced inspection in March. They concluded that the facility should be upgraded to a ‘Good’ rating, having been classified as ‘Requires Improvement’ at the time of the last inspection in 2018. This means that 90%…

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Local Leeds businesses brought together to supply much-needed equipment to Nightingale hospitals

Leeds City Council has helped bring two local businesses together to carry out vital work in helping supply the emergency NHS Nightingale hospitals. The council’s economic development team brought together Leeds-based Herida Healthcare and Perry Uniform who have combined their resources to manufacture and supply specialist mattresses and mattress covers to the new emergency…

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