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Consultations and public engagement exercises are central to putting NHS Leeds West CCG residents at the heart of decision making around their health and social services.

We want you to be involved in decisions which determine how healthcare is commissioned by NHS Leeds West CCG. We actively encourage patients, residents, and community organisations to take part and contribute to our work. Taking part in consultations and public engagement exercises are an important way to have your say on issues that affect you.

Open consultations

Prescribing - Changing the Way We Prescribe in Leeds

The three Leeds CCGs have a duty to make sure we spend our budget wisely and in the most cost effective way. Your thoughts on how we spend it are important. If we review how we spend money we have the chance to look at how we can use it better, to pay for newer treatments and support other services. […]

NHS England consultations

NHS England aims to improve the health outcomes for people in England. It is responsible for overseeing the budget, planning, delivery and day-to-day operation of the commissioning side of the NHS in England. NHS England is increasing transparency in the NHS and improving services for patients. We work with NHS staff, patients, stakeholders and the […]

Closed consultations

Reader Group - bariatric pathway patient information forms

Occasionally we ask for feedback on proposed documentation from our patients and the public. We want to make sure that the infromation we are sending out is easy to understand, sends out all the right messages and is suitable for everyone it might affect. Feedback provided from patients and the public is compiled into a […]

Reader Group - Outpatient letter from Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

Occasionally we ask for feedback on proposed documentation from our patients and the public. We want to make sure that the infromation we are sending out is easy to understand, sends out all the right messages and is suitable for everyone it might affect. Feedback provided from patients and the public is compiled into a […]

Stroke services

Healthwatch Bradford are leading an engagement across West Yorkshire and Harrogate asking people for their feedback on stroke services to help the NHS understand what matters most to people about the care they receive when they have a stroke. At the moment, depending on where you live, you might experience different standards of care if […]

West Leeds community wellbeing partnership Armley

The NHS and Leeds City Council services who work in west Leeds are planning to develop a new way of providing health and care services in the Armley area. Our aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of the local population. We want to do this by making sure that separate services work better […]

Care home scheme survey

The NHS in Leeds is committed to providing you and your family with the best possible care. We are working closely with care homes to improve access to healthcare for people living in residential and nursing care homes.

Non therapeutic circumcision service

In Leeds, we were the only city in the country that continued to provide non-medical circumcision for male children as an NHS service. The service carried out around 380 circumcisions each year. The service was used by people of different ethnicities, with people from the African and Pakistani community most likely to use the NHS […]

Developing our five year strategy (2016-2021) - feedback from our deliberative event

As part of our efforts to involve a cross section of our community to help us develop our refreshed five year strategy (2016-2021) for our CCG we held a deliberative event on Saturday 5 March 2016. At our event we welcomed 71 people from all walks of life to help us understand how we can […]

Shaping our endoscopy services

We would like to hear from patient and carers who use out endoscopy services in Leeds. We want to make sure that we are providing the right information in the right places prior to your procedure. We would also like to know what people think about where they are seen for their endoscopy and how easy it is to access our service.

Consultation closed: Leeds bereavement service review

NHS Leeds South and East CCG are currently reviewing the adult bereavement service on behalf of the city. They would like to have the views of people who have accessed bereavement services and people who have not.

Your City, Your Plan – citywide consultation

Leeds City Council is undertaking a major citywide consultation , that has the potential to affect every resident and business within Leeds and every community across the city.

Breast clinics/breast services in Leeds

Finding a lump in the breast can be a frightening experience for women, which is why the NHS in Leeds is asking patients in Leeds to help design appropriate breast services. We want to hear from local people to help us develop breast clinics/breast services that most closely reflect your needs. We are currently looking […]

Gypsies and Travellers Consultation

Gypsies and Travellers are known to have poorer health outcomes and have the lowest life expectancy of any seldom heard group and it was identified that poor access to, and uptake of health services, especially to primary care is a major factor in these health inequalities. In order to understand why this community is struggling […]

Maternity services in Leeds

The NHS in Leeds is looking at the way maternity services are provided in Leeds. We would like to hear about your experience of using maternity services as well as your opinions about how the service could be improved. If you or someone close to you is pregnant now or have had a baby in […]

Asthma - Childhood Asthma

What do we want to do? We want you to find out how we can help children with asthma to look after their condition. We are looking for the views of children, friends of children and parents and teachers of children with asthma. What does it feel like having asthma? We want to know a […]

Learning Disabilities - Improving Access to Primary Care

We are seeking views from people with learning disabilities, their carers or parents of a person with learning disabilities, to see how we can improve their experiences of using primary care services (access to your local GP practice) within west Leeds. GPs, practice nurses and other healthcare professionals may need specialist skills and communication training, […]

Community - Community Bed Service Review

A new strategy for Leeds community bed service has identified a number of ways that the service could be improved. The proposed changes would see a more simple model of care that would adapt to meet patient’s personal needs and provide a better patient experience.

General Practice - Extended Opening Hours

Your GP practice is planning to open longer hours Your practice is a member of NHS Leeds West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), and in response to what patients have said, the CCG is investing in a voluntary scheme over the next 18 months to increase access and capacity in all its member GP practices. This would benefit […]

End of Life Care – Single Point of Access

We are looking at setting up a brand new free telephone service, exclusively for patients in the last years of life and their relatives / carers to use. The aim of the service would be to improve the care of patients and their relatives / carers and support people in their own home.

Chronic Pain - Service Redesign

What are we planning to do? Before you share your views with us please watch this video to find out more about our plans. This engagement outlines changes we are planning to make to chronic pain services in Leeds. Evidence tells us that the level and impact of people’s pain improves when they are supported […]

ENT & Opthalmology - Community Services, Audiology and Hearing Aid Services

What are these services? ENT services Q1-4 are concerned with all conditions of the ear, nose, throat and neck. Audiology Q5-10 is concerned with hearing and balance Hearing Aid services Q5-10 are concerned with the provision, fitting and maintenance of hearing aids Ophthalmology Q11-14 is the branch of medicine that deals with the structure and […]

Urgent Care - Review (2014)

The NHS in Leeds is looking at how we provide urgent and emergency care services and we need your thoughts on this. We also want to find out more about your recent experiences if you have used urgent or emergency care services.

Learning Disabilities - Respite Care Review

Integral to this is the need to engage with service users and carers to: Inform of the proposed changes Discuss options in order to improve the model Understand the views of service users and carers and incorporate these into commissioning plans Outline timescales and inform service users and carers This consultation has now closed. For […]

Dementia - Living with Dementia

With our ambition to identify, diagnose and support more people to live well with dementia, we plan to add new dedicated staff to local teams.

Care Homes - Medication Review

Older people in care homes are among the most vulnerable members of our society, reliant on care home staff for many of their everyday needs.

Antibiotics - Awareness Campaign

A citywide initiative to encourage people to only use antibiotics when needed and educate around the use of antibiotics.

Best Start Project - Children with Complex Needs

NHS Leeds South & East CCG is currently reviewing a better pathway for children (age 0-5 years) with complex needs on behalf of the city.

Anticoagulation - Patient Survey

Anticoagulant medicines reduce the ability of the blood to clot. This is necessary because if the blood clots too much, then clots can block blood vessels and lead to conditions such as a stroke or a heart attack.

Service Improvement - GP Surgery & Residential Care Homes

There are 50 care homes in Leeds West. 15 of these are nursing homes providing 24 hour nursing care. The remaining 35 are residential homes without in-house nursing support.

Funding - Individual funding request

IFR's reflect how the the CCGs make decisions about providing treatments to individuals that are not normally available through the NHS. We are currently in the process of refreshing this policy.

COPD - Integrated pathway

A project to look at improving integration between the community and hospital respiratory specialist teams, led by Leeds South & East CCG.

Community - Community health champions

A scheme aiming to recruit project champions who will signpost patients to relevant support services. The project champion will also recruit and support patient champions (volunteers) to develop their own self-management groups.

Diabetes - Type 2 Diabetes education programme

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood glucose level to become too high. In the UK, approximately three million people are affected by diabetes. There are also thought to be around 850,000 people with undiagnosed diabetes.

Medicines - Medicines Management

NHS Leeds North CCG plans to introduce a proactive approach to ensuring people have the best support when taking medicines.

Self Harm - Leeds children and young people

A co-ordinated group comprising of CAMHS, LTHT and the CCGs, formed to bring collective intelligence together and look at how we shape a future model.

Call to Action - Leeds

An open invitation to local people to take part in the national debate about how health services can be best delivered now and in the years ahead.

End of Life Care - Health Needs Assessment

NHS Leeds South & East CCG are leading on a health needs assessment on the Leeds End of Life Care Pathway on behalf of all the three CCGs in the city.

Dermatology - Leeds community dermatology services

Approximately 1600 people in Leeds use community dermatology services at any one time. The contracts for Leeds Community Dermatology services ended in 2013 and NHS Leeds West CCG is leading on where contracts will be accredited.