News & Events

We want to ensure that you are kept up to date with the latest news, events and announcements from your local CCG. In this section you can find our latest media releases as well as events and campaign announcements.

Vacancy – Lay Member – Primary Care Co-Commissioning and Deputy Chair

The three Clinical Commissioning Groups in Leeds are merging from 1 April 2018, and we are recruiting a Lay Member – Primary Care Co-Commissioning and Deputy Chair to join the governing body. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring that the CCG maintains effective governance and makes the best possible decisions for patients and […]

Vacancy: Lay Member – Patient and Public Involvement

The three Clinical Commissioning Groups in Leeds are merging from 1 April 2018, and we are recruiting a Lay Member – Patient and Public Involvement to join the governing body. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring that in all aspects of our business the CCG maintains effective governance and makes the best possible […]

Local GP issues flu vaccine reminder

Local GP and Chair of NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) Partnership, Dr Gordon Sinclair, is reminding eligible Leeds residents to take up the offer of the free flu vaccine as part of the Stay Well This Winter campaign. The flu vaccination is offered to those who are at increased risk from the effects of […]

Future of Swillington, Rothwell and Middleton GP surgeries

The Primary Care Commissioning Committee (PCCC) makes decisions on how NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) Partnership plans and commissions primary care services. A spokesperson for the NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Groups Partnership said: “The Primary Care Commissioning Committee met in public on Tuesday 30 January to make a decision about the future of Swillington, […]

Vacancy: Secondary Care Consultant

The three Clinical Commissioning Groups in Leeds are merging from 1 April 2018, and we are recruiting a Secondary Care Consultant to join the governing body. As well as sharing responsibility with the other members for all aspects of the CCG governing body business, this clinical member will bring a broader view, on health and […]

Radshan Medical Centre

The Primary Care Commissioning Committee (PCCC) makes decisions on how NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) Partnership plans and commissions primary care services. On Wednesday 24 January the committee accepted the resignation from the current provider of Radshan Medical Centre, Kippax and agreed to disperse the list amongst local practices Dr Simon Stockill, Medical Director […]

Freestyle Libre update

Freestyle Libre became available on the NHS on 1st November 2017. The expected cost of the Freestyle Libre device to the NHS is over £900 per patient per year of continuous use compared with £360 – £650 per patient per year for finger pricking (based on testing 4-8 times per day). Therefore, it is currently […]

Local NHS backs #SmearForSmear campaign

NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) Partnership is supporting Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (22 – 28 January), by encouraging local people to get behind Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust #SmearForSmear campaign to help raise awareness and reduce the risk of cervical cancer, as well as the importance of cervical screening (smear test). Dr Sarah Forbes, who […]

Nominate your local nurse – General Practice Nursing Awards 2018

Do you know or work with a general practice nurse who deserves recognition? The General Practice Nursing Awards 2018 are now open and looking for nominations. Hosted by the Yorkshire & Humber General Practice Nursing Awards Committee, the awards aim to recognise and reward the vital contribution practice nurses provide in primary care. The judges […]