Tag: NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group

Call for elderly helpline answered by HEA

Call for local out-of-hours helpline answered by Holbeck Elderly Aid and NHS Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA), a South Leeds charity supporting vulnerable older people in the community has received a Third Sector Health Grant from NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to the value of over £46,000.

Get talking about end of life at a Death Cafe

NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) held a Day of the Dead themed Death Café for their staff this week, in a bid to get more people to talk about death and dying, and to make practical plans that will help loved ones left behind. The CCG

City View GP practice wins innovation award

City View Medical Practice in Beeston has been praised for innovative approaches to patient care at NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group’s annual general meeting. The practice has a bowel cancer champion, Clare Dean, who has used a wide variety of approaches to encourage more patients aged 60-74

Quit smoking with help from Simon

Leeds people leading campaign to help others quit smoking Local people are fronting a new health campaign in south and east Leeds in a bid to help more people stop smoking by using free NHS support. Simon Aston accessed the NHS Leeds Stop Smoking clinic in Middleton and is one

The Bard of Barnsley urges South Leeds people to ‘Take the Test’

Yorkshire’s best loved poet, the Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan, is backing a Leeds bowel cancer campaign – with poetry about poo. Ian is helping raise awareness among 60-74 year-olds about the importance of taking the NHS bowel cancer screening test for Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in April. He has

‘Social Prescribing’ tackling social isolation in South Leeds

Connect for Health, a local NHS-funded service to improve health and wellbeing for people living in South and East Leeds, has found that social isolation is proving to be the biggest factor affecting health and wellbeing – affecting over one third (37%) of the people the service has worked with

Health grants for South Leeds organisations

NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has announced that 14 local projects will benefit from its Third Sector Grant Scheme, to help improve health and wellbeing in the South and East of the city. Leeds South and East CCG is responsible for funding and managing health services