Wednesday 8 April 2020
Quick fix to increase breathing devices to treat coronavirus
Engineers and scientists at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and the University of Leeds have developed a way to turn a sleep apnoea machine into a ventilator to treat people with Covid-19.
The modification - in this case on a device known as a Nippy3 which are being phased out of service - came about following a truly interdisciplinary collaboration between clinical staff, engineers and physicists...
Friday 20 March 2020
Leeds Cares launches urgent appeal to support NHS Hospitals
The unexpected arrival of coronavirus is placing continued pressure on our local NHS services in Leeds, following a difficult winter. As the official charity partner of Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds...
Tuesday 17 March 2020
Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)
The NHS in Leeds and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to protect patients, our community...
Monday 23 December 2019
Carer Dementia Training Workshops 2020
Are you caring for a family member or friend with dementia?
Carers Leeds is offering 4 free workshops to help carers find out more about:
• Understanding dementia
• Coping with unusual behaviours
Thursday 10 October 2019
How to find help in a mental health crisis
Mental health website, MindWell, has teamed up with Healthwatch Leeds to create an important new resource which will make it easier for people in crisis to find the right help.
The resource is simple,...
Tuesday 20 August 2019
Patients advised to plan ahead for the bank holiday
With the August bank holiday weekend fast approaching, Leeds health professionals are reminding residents to plan ahead to stay well.
Patients with long-term conditions are being asked to make sure they...
Tuesday 16 April 2019
Stay well this Easter bank holiday
Below is information on how to use your local services over the Easter period. Information on opening times across the bank holiday period is also included.
Use your pharmacyYour local pharmacy...
Monday 18 February 2019
Cannula sleeves improve the patient experience
Thank you to Lynne and Heidi from Handmade for Dementia who have donated these fantastic cannula sleeves for our patients.
They will be used in our Emergency Departments and Older People's...
Tuesday 22 January 2019
Share your views on Leeds urgent treatment centres proposal
People in Leeds are being asked for their views on a proposal from NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to establish five urgent treatment centres in Leeds.
The proposal for the...