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 Cares has launched an urgent appeal to support our hard-working NHS staff during the challenging times ahead.
The hospitals are well-prepared and have robust plans in place to respond to the...
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
Monday 18 November 2019
Dementia Information Roadshow
Come along to the Dementia Information Roadshow.
Learn about dementia, how to seek diagnosis and find support.
Hear from people with lived experience, health professionals and local services on Friday 6 December,...
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 24 July 2018
Pyjama day to raise awareness of PJ paralysis
On Wednesday 25 July all staff at Leeds Teaching Hospitals have been invited to wear their nightwear to work to help promote the Sit up, Get dressed, Keep moving campaign....
Friday 15 December 2017
Frailty Unit launches at St James's Hospital
A new Frailty Unit has opened at St James’s Hospital providing dedicated care for older people who come into hospital.
This is a partnership between Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds...
Tuesday 14 November 2017
LTHT asks patients to ‘Sit Up, Get Dressed, Keep Moving’
The ‘Sit Up, Get Dressed, Keep Moving’ campaign encourages patients to get out of bed, wear their own clothes and stay mobile during their time in hospital.
This simple idea can...
Thursday 3 August 2017
Marsden WI donate twiddle muffs for elderly patients
Thank you to the Marsden WI who have kindly donated over 50 hand-knitted Twiddle Muffs for our elderly patients.
Twiddle Muffs are hand-warmers made from brightly-coloured materials, decorated with buttons, beads,...