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Upskilling Health & Wellbeing Coaches through Phlebotomy Training

In December 2023, Lead Nurse, Julie Beer ran phlebotomy training to upskill Health & Wellbeing coach, Andrei Scheul, allowing him […]

Leeds GP Confederation – January Newsletter

Leeds GP Confederation – December Newsletter

Collaborating with System Partners to Improve Cancer Screening Uptake

Our Cancer Screening and Awareness Programme, funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research, delivers work with Primary Care Networks (PCNs) in the […]

Leeds GP Confederation Rated ‘Outstanding’

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have rated our services ‘Outstanding’ after an inspection conducted in September 2023 concluding that we […]

Nurse Training Programme – Expressions of Interest

The Leeds GP Confederation training hub is looking for nurse trainers and content developers for their new nurse competency-based training […]

Best Practice – Lauren Park’s Blog

On 11th October 2023, I attended the Best Practice Conference in Birmingham to present an NHS Health Check Case Study- […]

Leeds GP Confederation – November Newsletter

Introducing the Adult Ambulatory Respiratory Clinic (AARC)

We are pleased to announce that Leeds GP Confederation’s new service, the Adult Ambulatory Respiratory Clinic (AARC), for adults in […]

Placement Blog by Noor-e Arsh

Over the past eight weeks Leeds GP Confederation have been hosting Noor-e Arsh, General Management Trainee from the NHS Graduate […]

Leeds GP Confederation – October Newsletter

Medical Terminology Training Feedback

Have a look at current training courses here.

A Day in the Life of a Cancer Care Coordinator – Sophie Lockwood’s Blog

Leeds GP Confederation’s Cancer Screening & Awareness Programme, funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research, aims to tackle health inequalities by encouraging […]

A Day in the Life of a Cancer Care Coordinator – Claire Nanyonga’s Blog  

Leeds GP Confederation’s Cancer Screening & Awareness Programme, funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research, aims to tackle health inequalities by encouraging […]

Leeds GP Confederation – September Newsletter

Suicide Prevention Week – Jim Barwick’s Blog

I had been to London to present some work that I had been involved in. It had been a long […]

Leeds GP Confederation – August Newsletter

Supporting Health & Wellbeing Coaches to Deliver NHS Health Checks

NHS Health Checks are a well-recognised prevention programme to reduce early deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and associated conditions. NHS […]

Leeds Community Dermatology Collaborative – One Year In

In August 2022, Leeds GP Confederation was awarded the five-year Community Dermatology Contract for Leeds on behalf of the Leeds […]

Cancer Screening & Awareness Programme – Sarah Holbrey Blog

Sarah Holbrey joined the Project Team at Leeds GP Confederation in March 2023 as Service Delivery Manager for the Cancer […]

Leeds GP Confederation shortlisted for the 2023 HSJ Awards

Leeds GP Confederation is delighted to announce that the Leeds Community Ambulatory Paediatric Service (CAPS) has been shortlisted for Reducing […]

Leeds GP Confederation- July Newsletter

CAPS Quarterly Roundup

Leeds GP Confederation Relocation

After 5 years at Stockdale House, Leeds GP Confederation will be relocating to White Rose Office Park effective 18th August […]

Burmantofts, Harehills and Richmond Hill Front of House Training Session Blog

Introduction On the 20th of June 2023 I hosted a front of house-training session at the Shine for the Burmantofts, […]

Measles Action Cards

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) Yorkshire and Humber have recently circulated communications and guidance to acute trusts and primary […]

Leeds GP Confederation – June Newsletter

Prescription Clerk Training Feedback

Our Prescription Clerk Training aims to develop non-clinical staff in Leeds General Practice into a “Prescription Clerk” role, which will […]

Leeds GP Confederation – May Newsletter

General Practice Information Point (GPIP) Launch

On 12th May 2023 we launched the brand-new General Practice Information Point (GPIP) webpage. Our team worked closely with subject […]

Our Nurses’ Achievements – Nurses Week 2023

This nurses week we’re celebrating the fantastic nurses that help provide Leeds GP Confederation’s services. Here’s what they have achieved […]

Nursing in Enhanced Access Vlog – Nurses Week 2023

Leeds GP Confederation’s Enhanced Access service wouldn’t be possible without the amazing staff who help provide this, especially our nurses. […]

Reducing Violence Against Primary Care Staff – Patient Rehabilitation Programme

NHS England Health & Wellbeing Team is running a Patient Rehabilitation Programme pilot over the next 3 – 6 months […]

Leeds GP Confederation- April Newsletter

Leeds Community Dermatology Collaborative

In August 2022, the Leeds Community Dermatology Collaborative was awarded the five year Community Dermatology Contract for Leeds. This Collaboration […]

Leeds GP Confederation- March Newsletter

Further funding announced to help more people attend cancer screening in Leeds

People in Leeds will receive more support to take part in cancer screening following further funding from Yorkshire Cancer Research […]

CAPS Roundup

Our Leeds Community Ambulatory Paediatric Service (CAPS) launched four weeks ago. Have a look at our roundup to see how […]

Leeds GP Confederation- February Newsletter

Introducing Leeds Community Ambulatory Paediatric Service (CAPS)   

Over the winter months there has been an increase of respiratory infections, particularly in children and young people. To help […]

New Chair Appointed – Leeds GP Confederation

After fulfilling the role of Chair of the Leeds GP Confederation for four years, Dr Chris Mills has stepped down. […]

Schwartz event ‘Let it Be’ Thursday 23rd February 2023

Open to all staff and volunteers who work in health and care in Leeds. An opportunity to hear the experiences […]

FIT Webinar

Please see below for details of a Webinar organised by NHSE Regional Directors to encourage GP’s to adopt the NHSE […]

Team Leeds Hearts and Minds – Menopause Podcast

Statistics say that a million women leave the workforce at any one time due to debilitating symptoms of perimenopause. In […]

Virtual Ward Frailty Referral Leaflet

Introducing Active Recovery

Active Recovery aims to create a health and social care short term community rehabilitation and reablement service for Leeds. This […]

Confed Connects – series on cancer

Replay of session one. Session two on 19th October 2022 Catch up with the replay and materials from the first […]

Vaccination and Immunisation Training

Non-clinical staff now trained to administer Covid and Flu vaccinations!!

Funded Nurse Associate Apprenticeships available

As part of the additional roles reimbursement scheme, PCNs are able to fund trainee nurse associates; this is currently the […]

Steph Lawrence – Attending the State funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Steph was chosen as a recent recipient of an MBE in the Queens Birthday Jubilee Honours and in particular as […]