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New films to help pregnant BAME women recognise risks from coronavirus

The West Yorkshire and Harrogate Local Maternity System has created a series of films in community languages, delivered by clinicians,  that aim to raise awareness among pregnant BAME women about risk factors, signs and symptoms of coronavirus infection and how to protect themselves. The films advise women that if they,

Breastfeeding support is available online

Leeds mum encourages others to access online breastfeeding support during coronavirus pandemic This Breastfeeding Celebration Week (1-7 June 2020), a Leeds mum shares her experience of getting online support for breastfeeding and the benefits to breastfeeding. Steph (surname withheld) from Leeds said: “When I was pregnant with William, I was

Residents urged to get essential vaccines despite coronavirus outbreak

As part of the #NHSHereForYou campaign the NHS in Leeds is urging people to attend all regular vaccination appointments to prevent outbreaks of serious diseases and reduce future pressure on the health service. The call comes from NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) as it reminds parents and carers about

South Leeds schools step up to help NHS staff

Schools in South Leeds have been doing their bit to support the NHS during the current Coronavirus outbreak, making and donating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Design & Technology staff at both Cockburn School in Beeston and Cockburn John Charles Academy in Belle Isle have made 110 face shields (see main