• Yorkshire Ambulance Service's community engagement team provides training on life-saving skills and helps people understand how and when to use their services.

  • Calderdale Cares Partnership requested assistance from Voluntary Action Calderdale and the community and voluntary sector to communicate important winter messages to target groups during the winter of 2021/22.

  • Bradford District and Craven Health and Care Partnership created a handy booklet called ‘If your child is poorly’ developed with the input of specialist paediatric clinicians to support local families.

  • A Working Carer’s Passport is a record that can be printed or stored electronically. It identifies the carer and sets out an offer of support, services or other benefits.

  • In West Yorkshire and Harrogate, around 3,000 people a year have a stroke with two thirds of stroke survivors left with some form of physical, mental or emotional disability – often completely life changing.

  • Thousands of people living with diabetes across West Yorkshire are using pioneering new technology available via the NHS to test for chronic kidney disease at home.

  • The Partnership’s Children, Young People (CYP) and Families Programme is working with the West Yorkshire wide CYP Epilepsy Group to improve the care journey of children and young people with epilepsy.

  • The Partnership’s Personalised Care Programme secured funding from NHS England to deliver an online training programme with follow-up support for its health and care workforce, volunteers and link workers.

  • As we celebrate International Day of the Midwife 2022, we take a look back at last year’s event. We wanted to give #IDM2021 the recognition it deserved, and raise the profile of the great work undertaken each and every day by the maternity workforce.

  • The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme is helping people who are at high risk of type 2 diabetes to make lasting lifestyle changes. Follow John on his weight loss journey, from his initial thoughts about embarking on the programme, to his reflections on the last session.

  • Our Planned Care Citizens’ Panel was introduced in partnership with Healthwatch to support communications around delays to planned care due to the pandemic.

  • Spirometry is a simple test used to help diagnose chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the name for a group of lung conditions that cause breathing difficulties, including emphysema and bronchitis.

  • The Partnership’s Diabetes Programme ran training session in March and April 2022 to support busy GPs with referrals to the NHS Low Calorie Diet Programme.

  • Marie is one of the 2,000+ clinically vulnerable people across West Yorkshire who have been assessed for the new treatments since mid-December 2021. 

  • TytoCare Ltd. has developed a hand-held device and app that connects with a patient’s clinician for an on-demand assessment, diagnosis, and prescription if needed, anytime, anywhere.

  • The Partnership is committed to helping young carers and supports campaigns like Young Carers Action Day to raise awareness of young carers and the services available across West Yorkshire.

  • A new blood test that can predict the chance of a patient having cancer is being evaluated by the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Cancer Alliance.

  • The Healthy Hearts project is aiming to reduce the number of people across West Yorkshire who are affected by cardiovascular disease (CVD).

  • Our Suicide Prevention Strategy is aiming to make suicide prevention everyone's business, because every death by suicide is one death too many.

  • Paul Woodward, one of the longest surviving transplant patients in the country, is also one of the first people in West Yorkshire to benefit from a new COVID treatment

  • This group provides a consultation platform with a regular group of volunteerss, allowing them to use their local knowledge to comment on and influence new violence reduction unit interventions, and ensure any proposals best suit what our communities want.

  • We invited colleagues and citizens to a series of twelve climate change workshops to help us understand exactly what changes and investments are needed.

  • With partners at NHSX and the Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network, we're trialing an innovative hand-held assessment tool which could benefit both patients and healthcare specialists.

  • In October 2021 we took the opportunity to celebrate the rich diversity of our people by hosting a week-long celebration of our communities. The event showcased work taking place across the area to connect on inclusion, celebrate diversity within the workforce and learn from others.

  • Our Partnership were proud to work with The Violence Reduction Unit and over 580 organisations and community allies by launching a movement which highlights our commitment to anti-racism in all its forms.

  • In October 2021 we hosted our latest community resilience event, the fourth in our ‘Stronger, healthier, better together’ series, giving colleagues from the VCSE sector the opportunity to ask questions directly to a panel of health and care partners.

  • In March 2020, following recommendations from the group formerly known as the West Yorkshire and Harrogate BAME Network, the Partnership's System Leadership and Development Programme developed The Fellowship Programme.

  • The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme is a free, 9-month behaviour change programme for those at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

  • Statistics show that more men die by suicide than women and that middle aged men are particularly at risk. We worked with men with lived experience to create the Great Minds Project. It increased awareness of the risk factors and warning signs of male suicide.

  • Our ambition to make an outstanding contribution to healthcare in what has been an exceptional and challenging period across the sector has been recognised.

  • Our Local Maternity System is a partnership of maternity and neonatal service providers, commissioners, local authorities and maternity voices partnerships working together to transform local maternity services.

  • Diabetes Week is an annual campaign organised by the charity Diabetes UK. In 2021, the Partnership's Elise Featherstone told her story for the campaign's #DiabetesStories series.

  • After the success of the Digital Health Hub launched in 2019, in partnership with 100% Digital Leeds Cross Gates and District Good Neighbours Scheme we secured funding to continue their work.

  • Solace was one of seven organisations funded through the Partnership’s health inequalities funds. They support asylum seekers and refugees across the area, including in Kirklees and Leeds.