News and media

Tue, 25 Aug 2015

New Zero Tolerance campaign targets violence against hospital staff in Leeds

Leeds Teaching Hospitals and West Yorkshire Police have launched a new campaign stressing that violence and aggression against hospital staff is never acceptable and will be met with a firm response. A set of posters, Zero Tolerance - Say No to Violence - have been designed to underpin this message. They show police officers and the hospital security team working together at Leed ...Read more »
Mon, 17 Aug 2015

New hearing device with implanted magnet is first for Leeds Teaching Hospitals

A Leeds man has become the first in the city to be fitted with a new type of implanted hearing aid (the Cochlear Attract) which includes a magnet placed under the patient’s skin, greatly improving its usability and cosmetic......read more »

Mon, 10 Aug 2015

Crime Commissioner’s visit cements LTHT's relationship with West Yorkshire Police

West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Mark Burns-Williamson, was guest of honour at a Crime Prevention Roadshow at St James’s University Hospital. Mr Burns-Williamson officially opened the event in the atrium of the......read more »

Tue, 04 Aug 2015

The tragic death of Consultant Cardiologist Dr George Ballard

Dr Yvette Oade, Chief Medical Officer for Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust said: “George’s tragic and untimely death has deeply shocked his friends and colleagues at our hospitals. He was an outstanding doctor with a quick......read more »

Mon, 03 Aug 2015

Crime Commissioner is guest of honour at hospital’s Crime Prevention Roadshow

West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Mark Burns-Williamson, will underline the partnership between Leeds Teaching Hospitals and West Yorkshire Police when he is guest of honour at a Crime Prevention Roadshow being held......read more »