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 […]
The next meeting of the pathways meeting will be on the 19th of April between 2 and 3.30pm. Please get in touch with [email protected] if you’d like an invitation
Please find the links to the agenda and papers at the bottom of this post. The action plan priorities updates/progress will be discussed and the key item of the meeting will be about vaccination messages, delivered by Tim Taylor from Public Health. The Zoom access details are as follows: Join Zoom Meeting: https://eu01web.zoom.us/j/68274167985 Meeting ID: […]
The next Inclusion for All meeting will take place on Tuesday 26th January from 10.00am-12.30pm and start taking a closer look at the experiences of people with English as a second language. Inclusion for All is a citywide initiative led by Healthwatch Leeds putting inclusion and accessibility into all areas of health and care. More information […]
The non-confidential minutes attached are from the latest sub regional migration group meeting. The next meeting is in March 2021 and I will be reaching out nearer the time to hear your thoughts.
As you are aware, LMP has 4 key priorities: Housing, Health, Work & Education and Safety and Inclusion. You can find the detailed plans for these here and our summary plan on page here At each Strategy Meeting, progress against these priorities is reported. We decided what LMP members would do under each of these […]
Refugee Action has prepared a Temporary Accommodation Handbook in collaboration with Asylum Matters, Immigration Law Practitioner’s Association (ILPA), DPG Law and others. The Handbook aims to provide practical guidance, resources, and support for organisations working with people residing in hotels and barracks. It can be accessed here: https://bit.ly/ta-handbook This is a collaborative document and we […]
Well, we’re 20 meetings into this Pandemic, and like Taz, they still can’t keep us down This week we’ll be focusing on Health including Testing Vaccines Wider health issues How to make sure the ever-changing lockdown restrictions are impacting on the way we’re explaining the consistent health messages Anyway, come and join us for […]