Category: Health

  • 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…

  • UPDATE ON POTENTIAL CLOSURE OF GP SURGERY PRACTICE AT HOLT PARK

    I recently asked for an update on the proposals to close the GP Surgery at Holt Park as I had not heard anything following the public consultation. I receive the following response from the Assistant Contract Manager, NHS England (Yorkshire & Humber): “As yet no decision has been made on either the proposal for Abbey…

  • UPDATE ON HOLT PARK SURGERY PROPOSED CHANGES

    I have recently received the following information in a copy of a letter that will be going to all patients registered with the Holt Park Surgery practice: Dear Patient, Re: Abbey Medical Practice – practice proposals You may have recently received a letter from the practice regarding our proposed merger with Moor Grange Surgery and…

  • Concern Over Surgery Closure Plans – Holt Park Surgery

    I am very concerned over the potential closure of Holt Park Surgery, and I am asking local people to make their views known as part of a consultation over the proposals. NHS England has been approached by the partners of Abbey Medical Practice and Moor Grange Surgery with proposals to merge the two practices. Abbey…

  • NICE Public Health Local Government Briefings – NHS Health Checks

    Please find below some information I have received: “Dear Colleagues  NHS Health Checks are a part of Public Health which is now a Leeds City Council responsibility. There is a national NHS website at http://www.healthcheck.nhs.uk/ which provides much more information about this scheme.”

  • CAMPAIGN TO RETAIN CHILDREN’S CARDIAC SERVICE IN LEEDS

    I am backing the ongoing fight to retain children’s cardiac services in Leeds at the LGI. The campaign to retain the vital services in the city follows what many consider to be the flawed decision to locate key heart services for children in Newcastle rather than Leeds. As a result of the decision by the…