Tag: NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group

People in Leeds urged to remember their second Covid-19 vaccination

With the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccination in Leeds progressing well, the NHS is reminding people of the importance of having their second dose. People need two doses of the vaccine to get the maximum amount of protection and should have their second vaccination 11-12 weeks after their first dose.

Online session will reassure that vaccination will not break Ramadan fast

Local health experts and an Imam hold a Facebook Live session on having Covid-19 vaccine during Ramadan Health professionals from Leeds will be joined by a local Imam for a Facebook Live session, this will be about the importance of having the Covid-19 vaccine when invited during Ramadan. The session

New contact tracing service to reduce spread of Covid-19 in Leeds

A major new initiative has been launched in Leeds to track down the contacts of people testing positive for Covid-19. Leeds Contact Tracing Service – consisting of Leeds City Council, Better Together Leeds and the NHS – aims to stem the spread of Covid-19 across the city by working closely

Pop up vaccination centre for Beeston Hill

NHS Leeds and Leeds City Council are working together to provide a pop up Covid-19 vaccination centre on Maud Avenue in Beeston next week. A section of the road between Building Blocks nursery and Hamara Centre will be closed to traffic and a mobile vaccination minibus will be used to

Leeds hits a milestone in vaccinating quarter of million people

A quarter of million people (251,050) in Leeds have now had their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Simon Cluderay, Senior Manager and Operational Lead for the Covid-19 Vaccination Programme for Leeds, said: “Hitting the quarter of million mark is a fantastic achievement for the city of Leeds. We are

Patients reminded to plan ahead to stay well over Christmas and New Year

With Christmas fast approaching, NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is advising patients not to leave it too late to order or collect repeat prescriptions. Local pharmacies and GP practices may have reduced opening times or be closed over the bank holiday period. This means it is important that anyone

MindMate offers mental health support to young people

As World Mental Health Day (Saturday 10 October 2020) approaches, the NHS in Leeds is reminding young people that mental health support is available across the city. Each year, World Mental Health Day seeks to raise awareness of mental health issues, and the support that is available for those who