Category: Health

  • NHS Volunteering Opportunity

    You may be interested in the information below:  Our 2nd recruitment process for NHS Leeds CCG Volunteers is now open!  We are seeking new recruits to join our existing volunteers to help us ensure that the patient/public voice is represented when NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group is thinking of changing or developing health services and…

  • Summer Health Event in Leeds City Centre (31st July) – Hydration Station

    Hydration Station in Leeds City Centre – 31 July  As part of our efforts to help people stay well this summer, the NHS in Leeds and Leeds City Council have organised an event on 31 July at Lands Lane (outside WHsmith) from 10am to 7pm.   The main focus of the event will be to…

  • GP SURGERY, LONG CAUSEWAY, ADEL

    I refer to past information in respect of the above and would advise that I have received further comments from local residents about the GP Surgery at Long Causeway in Adel potentially closing.  I took this up again with the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) who are responsible for GP provision in the area and this is…

  • ADEL GP SURGERY, LONG CAUSEWAY

    A number of residents have been contacting me in respect of a rumour they have heard that the Adel GP Surgery on Long Causeway is going to close within the next 12 months. I took this up with the Leeds CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) who are responsible for GP services across Leeds and they have…

  • DEFIBRILLATOR INSIDE THE CO-OP ON OTLEY ROAD, ADEL

    I am advised that the Co-op store have now installed their own defibrillator inside the store. This was the message I received: “It might be worth letting your contacts know that there is a defibrillator inside the co-op, just to the right as you walk through the door that is available during opening hours – 6am…

  • SUCCESSFUL AGEING

    I have been sent the information below from a local resident: “We are currently looking for volunteers to take part in our experiment (Ethics Reference: PSC-453; Granted: 09/11/2018). Our study aims to determine the relationship between changes in the brains structure and functioning (neuroplasticity) and a persons working memory, sequence learning and attention ability. Characterising…

  • URGENT TREATMENT CENTRES (UTCs) PROPOSAL

    I have received the information below in relation to a proposal from the NHS to set up Urgent Treatment Centres (UTCs) in areas of Leeds. The mandate for establishing at least one urgent treatment centre in every CCG area across the country comes from NHS England as part of their drive to improve urgent and…

  • LEEDS TEACHING HOSPITALS TRUST – HOSPITALS OF THE FUTURE

    You may be interested in the information I have received below in relation to forthcoming developments within the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. “Dear Councillor  You may be aware that our ambitious plans for a new hospital development at Leeds General Infirmary, Hospitals of the Future, were discussed at a pre-application meeting with the planning committee…

  • OPAL WINTER WELLBEING PROJECT

    OPAL (Older Peoples’ Action in the Locality) who are our local Neighbourhood Network, will soon be starting their Winter Wellbeing Project which runs from 29th October to 31st March 2019. We need your help with this. After reading the information below, if you know of anyone who might benefit from a voucher please let me…

  • BIG CHAT – HEALTHWATCH 11TH OCTOBER

    I have been advised of the information below: Health and care is changing. We want you and your constituents to be part of it I am writing with details about an upcoming event designed and delivered by the People’s Voices Group (convened by Healthwatch). The Big Leeds Chat is their first city-wide listening event to…