Category: Health

  • 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…

  • HOLT PARK SURGERY PROPOSED CLOSURE (NOT HIGHFIELD SURGERY)

    See below. If you are aware of any friend, neighbour or relative who uses the Holt Park Surgery (Not the Highfield Surgery) please pass this onto them. “Dear Councillor We understand that Abbey Grange Medical Practice have previously been in touch with you regarding their proposal to close the Holt Park branch surgery and have…

  • AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT AREA – POOL IN WHARFEDALE

    I have received the information below which may be of interest to you: “As you will be aware local authorities have a responsibility to review air quality against and put measures in place to reduce pollution to ensure that the national air quality objectives can be achieved. If a local authority finds any places where…

  • DEFIBRILLATORS ACROSS THE WARD

    Councillors in Adel & Wharfedale Ward have funded life-saving equipment in the form of Defibrillators for a number of sites across the Ward. These will add to the already existing machines that are in place in other complementary locations.. I am very pleased that we have been able to secure the funding for these vital…

  • LEEDS HEALTH & WELLBEING STRATEGY 2016-2021

    I have received the information below in relation to the Council’s Health & Wellbeing Strategy for the city which has just been published: “The strategy has been developed following an extensive period of engagement with services and the public in Leeds.  The Adult Social Services, Public Health and NHS Scrutiny Board were part of this…

  • ADEL PHARMACY/SURGERY

    Some residents have been expressing concern recently that both of the above are not going to be in Adel in the future. I can confirm that to the best of my knowledge there are no plans for either to close or to move out of the area.  

  • WARMTH FOR WELLBEING

    The Warmth for Wellbeing Service is funded by Leeds City Council along with the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). It is a free service for residents who meet the criteria. The Freephone number to call for advice is 0808 1683547. It’s aim is to ensure that residents who require help with heating their homes or…

  • GP SURGERY AT HOLT PARK – UPDATE – SURGERY NOT CLOSING

    I refer to previous correspondence and would advise that I have been updated as set out below from the Assistant Contract Manager, NHS England – North (Yorkshire & the Humber): “A decision was reached on Tuesday afternoon with regard to the proposals put forward by the practice and that is that Holt Park Medical Practice…