LMM are now offering 20 minutes of free mindfulness at 12.30 on Zoom every Monday. There’s no requirement for people to contribute or even put their cameras on. It is led by an experienced Mindfulness practitioner, Tim Moore and is open to everyone. If you know anyone who might benefit from 20 minutes of stillness […]
Women’s Lives Leeds are hosting a focus group that will take place on Monday 19th April.
Apologies for the lack of notice – although we’ve been running these for over a year we forgot that there was one coming up after the Bank Holiday Join us for our fortnightly lunchtime session. Where we have a general chat about what’s up in Leeds check-in with one another share new developments As usual, […]
Please see below the key points from this week’s meeting. Sovereign Borders Bill – Home Office (HO) are still working through plans for asylum reception centres and will update more after the consultation takes place. Negative cessations – Home Office working with policy colleagues about how to include negative cessations data in the data share […]
City of Sanctuary UK is looking to identify a consultant to support the development of the Maternity Stream of Sanctuary across the UK. Please visit this page for more details. This work is scheduled to take place over 6 months (with the possibility of re-tender) Total number of hours available: 250 hours Rate of pay: £15/hour to be […]
The Leeds Migration Partnership strategy group met on Wednesday the 10th February, thank you to all able to attend and contribute, the meeting notes are attached below. The key highlight of the meeting was about the Leeds vaccination programme. Tim Taylor, Head of Public Health Localities and Primary Care, shared a presentation about the Leeds […]
A new Yorkshire and Humber Regional Migrant Health Group has been established and is chaired by Anna Hartley, Director of Public Health in Wakefield. The initial focus of the group will be on asylum seekers residing in hotels, the Covid-19 vaccine and GP registration. The Leeds representatives for this group are as follows: Public Health […]
Residents in areas of Leeds are being asked to take part in a new week-long programme of testing designed to help national research into the potential spread of COVID-19 variants. This week, people living and working in the LS8 area, including parts of Harehills area and the area just north of Easterly Road, will be […]
The Solidarity Network, with our NHS and local authority partners, have been awarded funds to deliver phase one of a Health Communities Together project. The organisations in the Solidarity Network, Leeds GATE, BASIS Yorkshire, LASSN and Yorkshire MESMAC, work with Gypsies and Travellers, Sex Workers, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, communities affected by HIV and LGBTQ+ […]
GP registration continues to be an issue for many communities across the city and there is work being done by different services in the city to improve GP access, particularly in light of the access issues surrounding the Covid-19 vaccine. Doctors of the World have done lots of work around making GP practices ‘safe surgeries’ […]
People won’t be invited to receive a Covid-19 vaccination unless they are registered with a GP. NHS England have launched a GP registration campaign making people aware they do not need to provide proof of address or identification. Below are attached some communication materials to help people to register with a GP.
Public Health Leeds invite your feedback on vaccination planning, click here to complete the survey. Tim Taylor, head of Public Health for localities and primary care, attended the Leeds Migration Partnership strategy meeting on Wednesday, 10th February 2021, to share the vaccination overview and discuss how we can address the needs of migrants, refugee and […]