Posted: 3rd November 2017

Award win for the primary care wellbeing service

The primary care wellbeing service, commissioned by the 3 CCGs, has won a national Positive Practice in Mental Health award for primary and secondary mental health care collaboration.

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Posted: 2nd November 2017

Local government report highlights importance of active lifestyles

A joint report from the Local Government Information Unit and the Ramblers highlighted the importance of town planning in encouraging walking. It surveyed 118 officers from local authorities across England and found that 89 per cent made walking access a key consideration for their council, with 94 per cent having a local plan to encourage walking and active travel. Read it here

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Posted: 31st October 2017

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Joint Committee of the 11 Clinical Commissioning Groups meets on 7 November

The Joint Committee for the 11 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in West Yorkshire and Harrogate (WY&H) will meet in public on the 7 November. The Committee, which is part of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership, has a shared health programme of work that aims to further improve the health and wellbeing of the 2.6 million people living across the area.

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Posted: 31st October 2017

Patients To Benefit From Cancer Funding Boost Across West Yorkshire and Harrogate

Initial £4.5million funds 11 projects to improve early diagnosis and make more cancers curable

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Posted: 30th October 2017

Carol McKenna to take on chief officer role at North Kirklees Clinical Commissioning Group

​Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Group chief officer Carol McKenna will take on the same role at North Kirklees Clinical Commissioning Group from Wednesday 1 November.

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Posted: 25th October 2017

Bradford Primary Care Wellbeing Service Scoops National Award

Bradford Primary Care Wellbeing Service Scoops National Award

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Posted: 25th October 2017

Bradford latest site to join primary care home programme as numbers top 200

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Posted: 25th October 2017

House of Commons Briefing Paper: ‘Reconfiguration of NHS services (England)’

House of Commons Briefing Paper: ‘Reconfiguration of NHS services (England)’ - This briefing paper looks at recent policy developments and trends regarding NHS service reconfiguration, the involvement of the public and local authorities in the reconfiguration process, and some of the major drivers of change.

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Posted: 23rd October 2017

Bradford dietitians scoop national awards

A Bradford project which has improved the recognition and management of malnutrition in the community has scooped two national awards. The joint initiative, between the medicines optimisation team NHS Bradford City and Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and the nutrition and dietetics service at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (BTHFT), was given a SystmOne Innovation Award at the SystmOne National User Group annual conference held in early October. The project also won the ‘utilising technology’ category in the PrescQIPP Annual Event and Innovation Awards held yesterday.

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Posted: 23rd October 2017

Public Health England’s Antimicrobial Resistance Campaign – starts today.

Public Health England’s Antimicrobial Resistance Campaign – starts today.

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